Fitbit Charge 2 vs Fitbit Alta

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
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.

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

120h
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
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.

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
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.

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
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.

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 Pros

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

Fitbit Charge 2 Cones

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

Fitbit Alta Cones

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