Fitbit Charge 3 vs Fitbit Ionic

Design:

Fitbit Charge 3
Design

Fitbit charge 3 is here to gear you up and follow your fitness routine. The charge series was loved very much by the users and therefore the launch of charge 3 was done with far more features. This charge 3 fitness tracker has various exciting features like choosing from 15+ exercises mode and enhanced fitness features. The material used to make this charge 3 is corduroys. The color it is available in are i.e. Black / Graphite, Blue Gray / Rose Gold, Berry Sport / Rose Gold, Frost White Sport / Graphite, and Lavender Woven / Rose Gold.

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
29g

Weight

30g

Waterproof

45℃

Max Temperature

45℃
-20℃

Min Temperature

-20℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

168h

Battery Life

120h
2h

Charging Time

2h

Fitbit Charge 3
Specifications

Charge 3 has a variety of specifications. The Charge 3 is equipped with an OLED touchscreen. The screen size is of 3 inches and the device dimensions are 35.8mm x 22.7mm x 11.8mm. The total weight of this product is less than 30 g. It’s water resistant and therefore can resist the water depth up to 50m. The operating temperature of charge range from -10° to 45°C. The watch band is replaceable and therefore can be paired up with outfits. Has screen protection of corning Gorilla Glass 3. Charge 3 battery time is great as it will last about 7 days and take only 2 hours to fully charge.

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 Charge 3
Activity Tracking:

Charge 3 has various tracking features, although doesn't have a built-in GPS but a connected GPS is available. It will track your route. Equipped with a heart rate tracker, this charge 3 will track heart activities very well. It will monitor the blood oxygenation level and therefore will automatically detect all the activities. Activities like the distance tracked in a day, the steps taken, and even the elevation crossed gets calculated. Also, charge 3 has a great sleep tracker installed and has 15+ exercise modes available. One will only need to set a goal and can get real-time stats during their workouts.

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 Charge 3
Compatibility & Connectivity

Charge 3 is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. For Android users, it should be OS 9 or higher. For IOS devices, it should be iOS 14 and above. It has the feature of syncing data wirelessly and has a synchronization range of up to 6 meters and above. Bluetooth 4.0 radio transceiver is here from increased connectivity. With Charge 3, one can get the live notification for calls, texts, and emails. It also provides alerts for any events, calendar notifications, and app updates using the Fitbit app.

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 Charge 3 Pros

  • New and stylish design
  • An OLED display screen
  • Water-resistant
  • Improved battery life
  • Charge your device
  • Music can be played with strong bass

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 Charge 3 Cones

Cons:

  • No in-built GPS
  • Fewer music controls
  • Exposed woofers
  • Can even distort sometimes at increased volume

Fitbit Ionic Cones

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