Sony SmartBand
Top 27%153 points
Top 27%
Has notifications
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32% of all fitness trackersYes
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Has notifications
Has goal setting
Tracks your sleep
battery life
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
Fitbit Surge
Yes
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Sony SmartBand: 35 facts and highlights

1. battery life

With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
5days
Withings Activité: 365days
64
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2. Has an alarm clock

It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
Sony SmartBand
36% have it
59
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3. Has smart alarm

It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.
Sony SmartBand
14% have it
50
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4. Has notifications

If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
Sony SmartBand
32% have it
47
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5. Has silent alarm

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
Sony SmartBand
39% have it
46
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6. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Sony SmartBand
65% have it
41
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7. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Sony SmartBand
77% have it
41
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8. Detects activities

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Sony SmartBand
27% have it
37
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9. Has exercise tagging

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.
Sony SmartBand
41% have it
36
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10. Tracks your sleep

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Sony SmartBand
73% have it
35
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11. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Sony SmartBand
46% have it
34
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12. Automatically syncs

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Sony SmartBand
56% have it
33
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13. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Sony SmartBand
3% have it
32
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14. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Sony SmartBand
85% have it
32
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15. weight

21g
Goccia: 3g
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16. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony SmartBand
71% have it
32
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17. Bluetooth version

4
Huawei Fit: 4.2
31
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18. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Sony SmartBand
46% have it
31
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19. Provides sleep reports

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.
Sony SmartBand
64% have it
31
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20. Has exercise diary

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Sony SmartBand
23% have it
30
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21. Syncs wirelessly

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
Sony SmartBand
78% have it
30
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22. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Sony SmartBand
50% have it
30
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23. Provides activity reports

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.
Sony SmartBand
89% have it
29
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24. Measures pace

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Sony SmartBand
17% have it
29
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25. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Sony SmartBand
65% have it
28
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26. Syncs to the cloud

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.
Sony SmartBand
39% have it
28
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27. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Sony SmartBand
45% have it
28
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28. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Sony SmartBand
86% have it
27
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29. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Sony SmartBand
92% have it
27
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30. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony SmartBand
83% have it
27
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31. smaller application size (Android app)

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.
7.9MB
Skechers GOwalk: 2.1MB
26
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32. Higher rating on Google Play

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.
3.9
Microsoft Band: 4.5
26
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33. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sony SmartBand
87% have it
25
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34. Counts how many calories you have burnt

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.
Sony SmartBand
98% have it
25
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35. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Sony SmartBand
95% have it
24
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