Fitbit Charge 2 vs Fitbit Alta HR

Design:

Fitbit Charge 2
Design

Which fitness tracker is best to keep you charged up the whole day, it's none other than the Fitbit charge 2. This activity tracker is a neat and lightweight tracker that has almost all the great features of a tracker. The improvisation in design, the big display, and the accurate measure of activity is what Fitbit creators boast about. The material of the band used is a silicone band which is super easy to handle for users. With availability in these premium colors i.e. Lavender/Rose Gold, plus Black/Gunmetal and Blue-Grey/Rose and Teal color. All these characteristics make charge 2 worth buying Fitbit.

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.

Specifications:

"

Screen Size

"

Touch Screen

Resolution

g

Weight

g

Waterproof

45℃

Max Temperature

-10℃

Min Temperature

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

168h

Battery Life

168h
h

Charging Time

h

Fitbit Charge 2
Specifications

Fitbit charge 2 has a monochrome OLED display. The screen size of the Fitbit Charge 2 is around 1.5 inches it is equipped with a touchscreen. The screen resolution of charge 2 is 0.82 x 0.96-inch which works quite well as compared with the screen size. It weighs around 36 grams and it's splash-proof but not water-proof. Meaning one can’t use it in the shower or when going for a swim. The maximum operating temperature range from -10 to 45 °C. With a replicable watch band, it has a battery life of up to 7 days and takes only 2 hours to fully charge.

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.

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 Charge 2
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit charge 2 has various tracking features but built-in GPS isn't one of them. But still, users can pair their smartphones and use the connected GPS for tracking. It has a route tracker along with a heart rate monitor. This will help monitor the blood oxygenation levels. There is no need for triggering the run from the app, it will automatically detect the activity and start recording. One can track the distance, the steps taken and even the elevation climbed using charge 2. Also, it works great as a sleep tracker and has various sets of challenges i.e. Pre-loaded sport mode, to boost up the user which will help them achieve their fitness goals.

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.

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 Charge 2
Compatibility & Connectivity

Charge 2 is compatible with both android and apple devices. All apple devices that have installed iOS 14 or above will be compatible with this Fitbit. Secondly, android users, need to have a software update of OS 9. It's quite compatible as will keep the user updated about all important updates, so one won't miss any important notification in form of text, email, or call. It will automatically sync the data as it can sync the data wirelessly.

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.

Bottom Line

Fitbit Charge 2 Pros

  • Large display unlike other Fitbit products
  • A continuous HR monitor is available
  • Automatically detect the activities
  • Provide notifications and alerts
  • Has sport mode
  • Replaceable watchband

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 Charge 2 Cones

  • No built-in GPS
  • Gesture recognition sometimes has a glitch
  • Basic notifications provision only

Fitbit Alta HR Cones

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