The Fitbit Flex, Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR, and Fitbit Surge and two belt-clip or carry-on activity trackers: Fitbit Zip and Fitbit One are currently available on Amazon at great discounted price.
Which is best for you?
Best Fitbit tracker means which come down to features and price, but many people take up the design also seriously and they consider size, battery life etc. We will explain all in the buying guide to the Fitbit activity trackers see its comparisons.
Comparing all with each other in case of features, functions, design, battery life, display, specs, colors, box contents, and price indeed.
Fitbit tracker in terms of price
There is none of the Fitbit trackers that are over-priced. You can avail yourself to get cheaper variations online and in supermarkets also but when it comes to Fitbit you know you are not going wrong.
The Fitbit Flex currently costs £79.99, £20 cheaper than the Fitbit Charge (£99.99). The Fitbit Charge HR costs £119, and Fitbit Surge £199.
If price is concern for you then it could be better try your hand in the clip-on Fitbit Zip or Fitbit One. The cost is around £79.99, One costs the same as the Flex, but, as we will notice, offers more features. You can also find Fitbit sale online cheaper at £69.99.
The Fitbit Zip has an RRP of £49.99 but is available online for around £40.
We consider that the £20 difference between the Charge and the Charge HR would be worth paying for the extra heart-rate-monitoring features. But if you want to stick to the everyday exercise then Fitbit Charge is good option. You might like the Charge HR’s watch-buckle strap, which would be rather far secure.
Fitbit tracker in terms of features
The reasonable clip-on and wristband Fitbit trackers like Zip and Flex do not provide all the features which we can find on the One and Charge, Charge HR and Surge.
All Fitbit trackers have a MEMS 3-axis accelerometer that monitors motion way to calculate your calories burned, distance traveled, and steps taken. Zip also checks sleep record.
The One, Flex, Charge, Charge HR and Surge are also carrying a vibration motor, which creates vibration when alarms are set to go off.
The One, Charge, Charge HR and Surge sport an altimeter that monitor stairs climbed.
The Surge sports eight sensors, 3-axis accelerometers, gyroscope, compass, ambient light sensor, GPS and heart rate. It monitors seven days of detailed data which gives minute by minute info and daily totals calculation for past 30 days. The Surge monitors heart rate data at 1 second intervals while doing exercise and at 5-second intervals. There is a Sample rate for GPS is 1Hz.
The Charge HR and Surge measure your heart rate and without having lash sensors to your chest like some HR trackers ask for it. It can be monitored on the wrist. They use Fitbit’s Pure Pulse heart rate technology that gives simultaneous, automatic, wrist-based heart rate, plus simplified heart-rate zones.
The Charge, Charge HR and Surge will all show Caller ID when connected to a smartphone. The Surge will also show text notifications on its display and having privilege to control your music from the touch screen display. There is call notifications which is quite impressive. You can depend on the wrist strap more than your phone’s vibration, and you can check also who is calling on your wrist, which is far convenient in use rather than using your phone while chatting.
There are top two Fitbit wristbands featured with multi-sport exercise tracking for recording workouts and for checking the real-time exercise stats and summaries. Fitbit’s website is a little unapparent on the Charge HR’s multi-sports tracking. If you are interested in losing weight only then you should consider the Fitbit Aria, in its introduction, it is the digital scales that wirelessly sync with your account and measure your weight, body fat percentage and BMI.
Among all the super-fitness-stats Fitbit Surge features GPS tracking, without the need of a smartphone to be associated. People can view distance, pace and elevation climbed, and review routes and split times. This has beaten the Apple Watch, which is solely reliable on the GPS in your iPhone.