70points

Microsoft Health

72points

UP by Jawbone

Microsoft Health
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31 facts in comparison

Microsoft Health vs UP by Jawbone

Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone
70
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72
points

Why is Microsoft Health better than UP by Jawbone?

  • Has exercise diary
  • Is compatible with Android
  • Compatible with heart rate monitors
  • Has coaching
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Tracks steps taken
  • 42.2MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    30.1MBvs72.3MB
  • Tracks your sleep

Why is UP by Jawbone better than Microsoft Health?

  • Has weight tracking
  • Tracks calorie intake
  • Has barcode scanner on app
  • Tracks water intake
  • Has exercise tagging
  • Has social features
  • 11 more languages supported
    12vs1

Key features and highlights

General info

1.Free application
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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

2.Ad-free
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UP by Jawbone

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

3.Higher rating on Google Play

4.5

4.1

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

StrongLifts 5x5

4.9

4.Is compatible with Android
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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

5.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

4.5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

5k Runner: 0 to 5k run training Pro

5

6.Is compatible with Windows Phone
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.

Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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

2.Tracks distance
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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UP by Jawbone

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 steps taken
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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

6.Has exercise tagging
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UP by Jawbone

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.

Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
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UP by Jawbone

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.Includes access to online portal
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UP by Jawbone

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.

3.Has goal setting
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UP by Jawbone

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

4.Provides sleep reports
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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.

5.Has achievements
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UP by Jawbone

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

Nutrition tracking

1.Has weight tracking
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UP by Jawbone

You can input your weight data, making it easier to track your progress.

2.Tracks calorie intake
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.

3.Has barcode scanner on app
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UP by Jawbone

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.

4.Tracks water intake
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UP by Jawbone

You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.

Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Has social features
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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.

Features

1.Has coaching
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UP by Jawbone

The app can determine the best way for you to progress in your exercise, and offers coaching advice.

2.Syncs to the cloud
Microsoft Health
UP by Jawbone

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.

3.Syncs with existing calendars
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UP by Jawbone

You can sync your data to standard calendar applications, such as Apple’s Calendar or Google Calendar.

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