Fitbit Charge 4 vs Fitbit Alta

Design:

Fitbit Charge 4
Design

For those who thought Fitbit charge 4 was the same as its predecessor, but they are very wrong about this. This new Fitbit charge 4 although looks identical but has the addition of exciting new features. These features are the inclusion of a built–in GPS, which will make this watch just like those running watches that have the whole tracking data stored. Similarly, it has Spotify support and even the special edition Fitbit pay app. Basically what this Fitbit charge 4 does is it has removed the need of carrying your phone to walk or while running. With some pretty colors i.e. black, granite and rosewood it will look sleek with your outfit.

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:

1"

Screen Size

"

Touch Screen

Resolution

30g

Weight

g

Waterproof

40℃

Max Temperature

-10℃

Min Temperature

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

168h

Battery Life

120h
h

Charging Time

h

Fitbit Charge 4
Specifications

Fitbit charge 4 is equipped with a screen size of 35.8mm x 22.7mm x 12.5mm with the availability of a touch screen. The resolution of charge 4 is 100 x 160 backlit greyscale with an OLED touchscreen display. The weight of charge 4 is only 24g which makes it lightweight and easy to wear. Also, it’s water-resistant and anti-splash with a depth rating of up to 50m. This way there won’t be any worry about getting the watch wet. The watch band is also replaceable so it can be used based on the outfit of the day. The charge timing is two hours and the battery lasts up to 7 days and even longer.

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 4
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit Charge 4 is equipped with various tracking features. The built-in GPS is one of the main features of this Fitbit which will help track the live location of the user and will monitor the tracking activities. It has a route tracker and a heart rate monitor (SPO2 monitoring). Not only it will manage stress but will also take into account health metrics. The 20 goal-based exercises will help the user achieve the daily goal of exercise. The food intake and water intake will help keep account of daily healthy eating habits. Also, with NFC, the altimeter will keep the track of elevation crossed every day.

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 4
Compatibility & Connectivity

CHARGE 4 is compatible with all modern android and iOS devices. It will sync automatically and will help in syncing data wirelessly to computers and over leading iOS, Android, and even windows. The Bluetooth le wireless technology is an additional compatibility feature. IPhone users, they need to have an iPhone 5S and later, iPad 5 gen. and later. For Android users, it should be android OS 7.0 and later. It provides a lot of connectivity options with Bluetooth, NFC, a speaker, and even a mic. The option of call control so users can manage their inbound and outbound calls efficiently.

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 4 Pros

• The spo2 monitoring is an amazing update
• Lightweight and easy to wear
• A large number of users
• Long-lasting battery life
• Great sleep tracking
• Sensors provide accurate information

Fitbit Alta Pros

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

Fitbit Charge 4 Cones

• There is no on-board music storage
• Non-compatibility with apple health and google fit
• Less smart functionality
• Music control work with Spotify’s premium

Fitbit Alta Cones

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