Fitbit Alta HR vs Fitbit Ionic

Design:

Fitbit Alta HR
Design

For the users who complained about not having a heart rate sensor in the Alta version, this Fitbit Alta hr is for them. Although both will look the same but there are special characteristics about both of these versions that set them apart. So, move to the beat and enjoy this Fitbit Alta hr that will track your activity using its slim display. Will also keep you updated so you don't miss any important updates. Available in these prettiest colors i.e. Black, Steel Blue Gray, Steel Fuchsia, Steel Coral, Steel Black / Gunmetal, and special addition Steel Soft Pink / 22k Rose Gold Plated.

Fitbit Ionic
Design

A watch that is here to help you achieve your sporty goals and is designed to change your lifestyle. If you have a busy schedule and don’t find the time to work out to do any activity, this Fitbit Ionic is for you. It will help give guidance to reach your goals by providing some sports-based exercise challenges that will motivate you to work hard and complete them. It has an exclusive clock face and a signature band. With a unique Adidas coaching experience, one can avail of this in the Adidas edition. The material used for Fitbit Ionic is a durable elastomer that works great for sports watches.

Specifications:

"

Screen Size

1.42"

Touch Screen

Resolution

250 x 348px
g

Weight

30g

Waterproof

Max Temperature

45℃

Min Temperature

-20℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

168h

Battery Life

120h
h

Charging Time

2h

Fitbit Alta HR
Specifications

Fitbit Alta HR is equipped with an OLED single-point touchscreen. The screen size is around 1.4 inches. The device dimensions are 35.8mm x 15.2mm x 10mm. the resolution is of 36×128px.95ppi which works great based on the screen size. The total weight of the product is only around 23g which makes it very easy to wear. Although it’s not water-resistant, therefore one needs to take it off before a shower or a swim, but still its anti-splash. The maximum operating temperature range is from 14° to 113° F. with a replaceable watch band, it has a battery life of around seven plus days and took less than two hours to charge only.

Fitbit Ionic
Specifications

Starting from the specifications, the display type of Fitbit Ionic is of LCD. The screen size is of 1.42 inch (36mm). The screen resolution is 348 x 250 along with a pixel density of 306ppi which is absolutely amazing for a sports watch. Equipped with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 it will keep the screen protected throughout the whole time. It also withholds the multi-touch. Fitbit Ionic is water resistant and can withhold the water depth up to 50 m. The watch band is replaceable and available in leather. The operating temperate range for Fitbit Ionic is from -4° to 113° F. The charge time is of 1 to 2 hours and can easily last up to four to five days.

Activity Tracking:

GPS Tracking

Route Tracking

Heart Rate Monitoring

Blood Oxygenation

Activity Detection

Distance Tracking

Step Tracking

Elevation Tracking

Bike Ccadence Monitoring

Sleep Tracking

Calories Intake Tracking

Calories Burned Tracking

Weight Tracking

Water Intake Tracking

Body Temperature

Sport Activities Tracking

Fitbit Alta HR
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit Alta hr isn’t equipped with a built-in GPS, but the phone can be used for GPS. It has a heart rate tracker that will monitor your heart health at all times. It will monitor your blood oxygenation levels. It can detect the activity automatically like the steps taken in a day, the distance traveled, and even the calorie burned. It will calculate the time in which you were active throughout the day. Also, with the sleep tracker, it will analyze the type of sleep users went through. Also one can manually add their water and food intake so one can easily track their weight and their lifestyle activities.

Fitbit Ionic
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit Ionic holds great tracking features, and the built-in GPS is the highlight of it. It has a heart rate monitor that continuously tracks and monitors your heart rate. There is also no need to press any buttons, it will automatically turn the GPS and will start tracking your stats in less than 2 to 5 minutes. It also has a step counter, which calculates the distance tracked, the calories burned and even the tracks the elevation crossed in a day. Also has a sleep tracker available to monitor the sleep type. Also has a multi-sports mode that shows various challenges and shows guided workouts so one can easily follow them and achieve their health goal.

Compatibility & Connectivity

Android Compatibilty

IOS Compatibilty

Mac OS Compatibility

Syncs Wirelessly

Automatic Syncing

Wi-Fi Module

Cellular Module

Call Control

Sport Activities Tracking

Camera Remote Control

Fitbit Alta HR
Compatibility & Connectivity

The compatibility of Fitbit Alta HR is with both android and iPhone devices. For iPhone users, iOS should be iOS 14 or above and similarly, for android users, it should be android 9 or above. It can sync wirelessly all the data to computers, android, and even Windows and iOS devices. Also, provide connectivity to Bluetooth 4.0. Also, the synchronization range goes upto 6metres. To set up the Fitbit Alta HR, there will be a need of installing the Fitbit app on android, tablet, or iPhone. This way one will be able to use their Fitbit easily.

Fitbit Ionic
Compatibility & Connectivity

One needs to install the Fitbit app first and then run it on their device after signing into the account. Once installed, only then users can enjoy the features Fitbit offers. Talking about compatibility, it’s compatible with almost all modern gadgets. . For iPhone users, it should be iOS 14 or above. For Android users, they will be needing android 8 or above to enjoy the features of Fitbit Ionic. It will automatically sync your data wirelessly because it’s equipped with Wi-Fi. The Bluetooth transmission is 4.0 and syncing range is up to 6.1 metres. Lastly, it also has call controls and provides notifications.

Bottom Line

Fitbit Alta HR Pros

  • Long-lasting battery life
  • Works as a great sleep tracker
  • Slim and intricate design
  • Easy to wear than be it 24/7
  • Many band options to choose from

Fitbit Ionic Pros

  • Fitbit pay works great
  • Water-resistant
  • Battery last many days
  • The user interface is good
  • Fitbit coach for assistance
  • Good music storage

Fitbit Alta HR Cones

  • The screen gets a bit unresponsive sometimes
  • Buckle can be a bit flimsy
  • No in-built GPS
  • No altimeter

Fitbit Ionic Cones

  • A controversial display design
  • Fewer smartwatch functions
  • Can’t respond to calls, texts, etc.
  • Need a separate Fitbit charger for charging.