Fitbit Alta vs Fitbit Ionic

Design:

Fitbit Alta
Design

Fitbit Alta is a special edition to your fancy collection of gadgets. Fitbit Alta is designed to level up your style game to the next level while tracking your fitness routine very steadily. This Fitbit is the most appealing and aesthetic looking from the whole collection of Fitbit trackers. Not only it’s slim, but has a great display and has a variety of features as well. The interchangeable bands and long battery life is also one of the great pleasing features. Available in a variety of beautiful colors i.e. Black / Stainless Steel, Plum / Stainless Steel, and a special edition Black / 22k 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

120h

Battery Life

120h
h

Charging Time

2h

Fitbit Alta
Specifications

Fitbit Alta comes up with many features, the screen display of Fitbit Alta is an OLED single-point touchscreen. The screen dimensions are 35.8mm x 15.2mm x 10mm and the screen size is 35mm. Equipped with a touch screen, Fitbit Alta has a resolution of (128-x-36 pixel resolution. Also, it's splash-proof but not water-proof meaning it can only resist splashes but cannot be used for swimming and in the shower. The maximum operating temperature range is from -10° to 45°C. The watch band is replaceable and the width of the small band is 140 to 170mm. for the large band, it fits from 170mm to 206mm. The battery life is up to seven days and gets fully charged in two hours.

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
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit Alta has various tracking features. Although it doesn’t have an in-built GPS but can track the activity of a person. It has a route tracker available and can record the activity very well. The tracker will automatically detect if the person was cycling, running, hiking, or even playing. So, it will track the distance travelled, and the steps taken in a day and even will track the elevation too. With a good sleep tracker, it will automatically detect the type of sleep the user is getting. Lastly, the smart track multi-sport exercises are available which will record the workout and exercise stats.

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
Compatibility & Connectivity

The compatibility of Fitbit Alta is with both android and iPhone devices. For iPhone users, iOS should be Apple iOS 4+ or above and similarly, for android users, it should be Android OS 4.4+ or above. It can sync wirelessly all the data to computers, android, and even Windows and iOS devices. To set up the Fitbit Alta HR, there will be a need of installing the Fitbit app on android, tablet, or iPhone. Also, it provides notifications of incoming calls, texts, and emails.

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 Pros

  • A very slim and modern design
  • Interchangeable band
  • Accurate Stats
  • Smartphone notification
  • Lasting battery
  • Can automatically track the workout

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 Cones

  • No heart-rate tracking
  • Charger gets annoying
  • The screen gets unresponsive sometimes
  • Not waterproof

Fitbit Ionic Cones

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