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Fitbit Zip

Fitbit Zip
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Fitbit Zip review: specs and price

Fitbit Zip
Fitbit Zip
65
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Why is Fitbit Zip better than the average?

  • Battery life
    180 daysvs54.92 days
  • Weight
    8gvs22.63g
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs32.28MB
  • Fitness apps supported
    31vs16.47
  • Thickness
    9.65mmvs10.36mm
  • Number of Android fitness apps supported
    12vs6.26
  • Number of iOS fitness apps supported
    14vs8.37
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs3.89

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Zip

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Has a display
Fitbit Zip

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

3.weight

8g

Best

Goccia

3g

4.sweat resistant
Fitbit Zip

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.width

28mm

Best

Misfit Ray

12mm

6.thickness

9.65mm

Best

Lark Larklife

2.8mm

Sensors

1.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Zip

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Activity tracking

1.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Zip

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

2.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit Zip

After exercising, you can add details of your workout eg. jogging, swimming, cycling. This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.

3.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Zip

Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Fitbit Zip

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

5.Tracks distance
Fitbit Zip

It tracks how far you travel.

6.Tracks steps taken
Fitbit Zip

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Zip

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Zip

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

3.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Zip

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit Zip

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

6.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Zip

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

180 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

Features

1.Has achievements
Fitbit Zip

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

2.Has social features
Fitbit Zip

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

3.Integrates with social networks
Fitbit Zip

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

4.Includes access to online portal
Fitbit Zip

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

5.Has barcode scanner on app
Fitbit Zip

The app supports scanning food barcodes using the camera. It checks a food database and adds the item based on its barcode, allowing you to quickly and easily track your calorie intake.

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Fitbit Zip

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Zip

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

3. smaller app size (iOS app)

14MB (Fitbit App)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

Bowflex Boost

3.4MB

4.Ad-free
Fitbit Zip

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

5.Syncs to the cloud
Fitbit Zip

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

6.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Fitbit Zip

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

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