Fitbit Charge 4 vs Fitbit Charge 2

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 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.

Specifications:

1"

Screen Size

"

Touch Screen

Resolution

30g

Weight

g

Waterproof

40℃

Max Temperature

45℃
-10℃

Min Temperature

-10℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

168h

Battery Life

168h
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 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.

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 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.

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 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.

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 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 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 Charge 2 Cones

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