Fitbit Alta vs Fitbit Sense

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 Sense
Design

The sense Fitbit is here to sense and manage all your stress away. With the innovative EDA sensor, it will manage stress steadily. Similarly, with the ECG app on this smartwatch, it will also track your heart health. Available in three colors i.e. Sage Grey / Silver Stainless Steel Carbon, Graphite Stainless, Steel Lunar White / Soft Gold Stainless Steel. With a lasting battery of almost six days above, it will help keep track of your health through its 20 goal-based exercises, where one can choose the activity, and Fitbit sense will be there tracking your stats during the workout and all the way.

Specifications:

"

Screen Size

1.58"

Touch Screen

Resolution

336 x 336px
g

Weight

48g

Waterproof

Max Temperature

45℃

Min Temperature

-10℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

20mm

Screen protection

120h

Battery Life

144h
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 Sense
Specifications

Sense holds a lot of specifications as the screen size is 1.58in with an OLED display. The case size is about 4.5 mm with a thickness of 12.35 mm. The weight of this smartwatch is about 45.39 g which makes it very easy to wear. It’s water resistant and can resist up to 50 meters because of its IP68 sensor. The watch band is replaceable and therefore one can use various bands to match according to their fashion statement. The battery timing is about six days and above and takes less than 2 hrs to charge fully.

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 Sense
Activity Tracking:

With a built-in GPS, the sense is there to guide you throughout your whole journey so you won’t get lost anywhere. With a route tracker and a heart rate monitor, it calculates breathing rate and active zone minutes. It also calculates the calories burned and keeps a chart of cardio fitness scores. Also, tracks distance, and the number of steps taken in a day. The floors one climbed in a day which automatically calculate. It also keeps track of food and water intake, but one needs to add it manually. It also helps keep a track of healthy menstrual cycle, by keeping a track of ovulation and will also discover the pattern in your cycles.

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 Sense
Compatibility & Connectivity

Fitbit Sence provides a lot of connectivity options with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, a speaker, and even a mic. It's compatible with most devices than be it android or iPhone An account creation is a must after installing and setting up the smartwatch because it’s there where all your health data will be sent to. It supports Wi-Fi and can automatically sync the records as well. It's compatible with iPhone, Android, and MAC OS X. iPhone users need to have iOS 14 or above to get Fitbit to function properly. For Android users, it needs android OS 8 higher or above.

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 Sense Pros

  • Holds an easy-to-read display
  • Has a good sleep tracker
  • Very simple and easy to use, a user-friendly device
  • The display is all touch, with no buttons.
  • Swappable watchbands
  • Features a lot of tracking options i.e. heart rate, exercise, water intake, ECG, etc.

Fitbit Alta Cones

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

Fitbit Sense Cones

  • Sometimes watch can be tricky to put on.
  • One cannot make customized texts and phone calls.
  • Sometimes stats take a while to load
  • The screen is a bit fragile.