Fitbit Alta vs Fitbit Versa 2

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 Versa 2
Design

Fitbit Versa 2 is here to cater your needs regarding health and fitness activities. This Fitbit will help you keep track of your health most importantly your heart health and will keep you active throughout the day. It will give you real-time insight into your activity so you can keep a check on your physical well-being throughout the day. The material uses to make this product band is from comfortable polyester and the watch case and buckle are of aluminum. Available in these two colors i.e. Stone / Mist Grey, and Aluminium Black / Carbon Aluminium.

Specifications:

"

Screen Size

1.30"

Touch Screen

Resolution

300 x 300px
g

Weight

38g

Waterproof

Max Temperature

60℃

Min Temperature

-10℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

1.50mm

Screen protection

120h

Battery Life

96h
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 Versa 2
Specifications

Fitbit Versa 2 has many specifications and the main improvement in this version is the screen display. Its squarish AMOLED display is what makes it brighter and crisper. This version has an always-on display and the screen size of it is 35 mm. it has a touch screen and the resolution is 300-by-300 with more darker and vivid colors. Also, it’s water-resistant and can withhold a depth of up to 50m. The operating temperature ranges from -10° to 45°C. The watch band is replaceable and the battery life lasts up to 6 days with a total charge time of 2 hours.

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 Versa 2
Activity Tracking:

The tracking features of the versa are many but built-in GPS isn't one of them. However, it has a connected GPS available that will keep the user connected. It has a route tracker, which will calculate the distance traveled and steps taken in a day. Also, the great feature of this version is the heart rate sensor that will measure the heart rate activity and the blood oxygenation level. It automatically tracks the activities and can track the water intake as well. It has a 3-axis accelerometer and is also equipped with an altimeter, ambient light sensor, vibration motor, and microphone. With multi-sport mode, versa 2 can track up to 20 exercises.

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 Versa 2
Compatibility & Connectivity

Fitbit Versa 2 is compatible with Android and iOS devices. The best working is for iOS 14 and above and for Android, it should be of OS 8 or higher. It has the feature of Wi-Fi and automatically syncs the data to keep a healthy track. The synchronization range is up to 6 meters and above. Ha availability of Wi-Fi and a Bluetooth transmission of 4.0. With versa 2 one can get a notification for calls, texts, and emails. It also provides notifications for events, calendar notifications, and app updates using the Fitbit app.

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 Versa 2 Pros

  • A very classic and refined display design
  • Amoled display
  • The always-on display mode
  • Built-in Alexa
  • Sleep tracking
  • Can easily reply using voice messages for android users

Fitbit Alta Cones

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

Fitbit Versa 2 Cones

  • No inbuilt GPS.
  • Spotify playback unavailability
  • No third-party app support
  • Finicky connectivity sometimes