Fitbit Flex 2 vs Fitbit Charge 2

Design:

Fitbit Flex 2
Design

Fitbit flex 2 also known as the swimmer Fitbit is here to make swimmer's and other people's life easier. Its ultra-slim design makes it super smart. Also, the water-resistant fitness wristband that also includes a removable tracker will track all your activities and your sleeping style and exercise routine as well. The amazing thing about this Fitbit is it is its removable tracker that also fits into various bands, bangles, and even pendants and bracelets. So one can use this Fitbit as a part of jewelry and can match it with their costumes and dress based on the occasion requirements. It’s available in these pretty colors i.e. Black Lavender, Magenta, and Navy.

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:

"

Screen Size

"

Touch Screen

Resolution

23g

Weight

g

Waterproof

45℃

Max Temperature

45℃
-20℃

Min Temperature

-10℃

Replaceable Band

mm

Band Width

mm

Screen protection

144h

Battery Life

168h
h

Charging Time

h

Fitbit Flex 2
Specifications

Fitbit flex 2 holds a variety of specifications. The display includes five LED lights that illuminate in various patterns to indicate bout various activities. It shows various colors to communicate the information. The weight of this Fitbit is around 0.38 lb. the box dimension is around 8.75 x 4 x 1.2". It's 0.44 inches wide also, and it's waterproof therefore can be carried in the sink, shower, pool, and even the ocean with a depth rating of up to 50m. The operating temperature range from 14° to 113° F. the Maximum operating altitude is around 30,000 feet.

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 Flex 2
Activity Tracking:

Fitbit flex 2 holds a variety of specifications. The display includes five LED lights that illuminate in various patterns to indicate bout various activities. It shows various colors to communicate the information. The weight of this Fitbit is around 0.38 lb. the box dimension is around 8.75 x 4 x 1.2". It's 0.44 inches wide also, and it's waterproof therefore can be carried in the sink, shower, pool, and even the ocean with a depth rating of up to 50m. The operating temperature range from 14° to 113° F. the Maximum operating altitude is around 30,000 feet.

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 Flex 2
Compatibility & Connectivity

Fitbit flex 2 is compatible 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. One can receive a smartphone notification. Meaning one can get the call a text notification with unique vibration patterns and color-coded led lights. Purple color is blinked for text and for calls it’s blue. Also, Fitbit flex 2 can wirelessly sync and their automatic syncing can be done anytime with compatible devices.

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 Flex 2 Pros

  • Automatic data syncing
  • Water-resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Good band clasp
  • Good battery last
  • Budget-friendly choice

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 Flex 2 Cones

  • Swim track requires extra activity to get activate
  • No display
  • Tracking activities sometimes drains battery
  • No manual activity tracking

Fitbit Charge 2 Cones

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