If you are looking for a wearable fitness tracker then, here is the information that will make you well-learned to choose wisely. Apple Watch 2 and Fitbit Charge 2, the two smartwatches launched around the same time have been competing to acquire the top position in the market in the category of wearable Fitness trackers.
Apple Watch 2 is a finely contoured, cool and stylish model; whereas Fitbit Charge 2 is a compact with a sleek appearance. Although, both enjoy a different position with their own specialties.
Apple Watch 2 Vs. Fitbit Charge 2
Prompt reminders: If you haven’t moved for a couple of hours then, you will get the notifications reminding you to move. It will be annoying, especially if you are at your workplace. But the wearable will surely benefit you at times when you are setting your mind to skip your work-out. The watch nudges, reminding you about your last workout. Fitbit Charge 2 encourages you with prompt reminders to have at least 250 steps every hour.
Syncing with the Phone
In both the devices, you get notifications whenever you have any call or message on your cell phone. But at a distance, your sync with the phone is disconnected in Fitbit charge 2 and then you won’t receive any notifications. Whereas, in Apple Watch 2 you can even respond to the calls and messages at any distance even when not tethered up with the phone.
Activities and heart-rate Tracking
These wearable fitness trackers keep a record of all your moves throughout the day. You can get the data about the net calories burnt during the course of the time. Moreover, it will help those diet freaks to get an estimate of the number of calories they are supposed to intake from the calories burnt. The heart rate during the normal day and at the time of workout can be determined by both these smart watches. In additional, Apple Watch 2 can sense the pulse rate.
You have a feature of active GPS system in both the devices. It is mandatory to be synchronized with the cell phone in Fitbit Charge 2, while Apple Watch 2 has an inbuilt GPS.
Apple Watch 2 Pros
In Apple Watch 2, you have inbuilt GPS system. So you can get the route set even though you are not carrying your cell phone with you.
It is waterproof up to 50metres (162 feet) of range. Hence, you could keep a track of your workout even while swimming. You are free to change the watch faces and customize the centre-screen complications (icons). You can respond to your calls and messages even when not synced with your phone.
You can have any desired application in your watch and also can to listen to music while working out. You can store music in the Watch itself in its 2 GB memory extract, out of the total 8GB internal available storage. There are light sensors for pulse sensing underneath the chassis of the watch.
Fitbit charge 2 Pros
It possesses altimeter to track the elevations. There is a longer battery life which will last up to 5 days so it is possible even to track your sleep. You can sync your watch with any of the Android/iOS/Windows phone.
Apple Watch 2 Vs. Fitbit Charge 2: Bottom-line
Fitbit charge 2 is more of just a fitness wristband while Apple Watch 2 is completely a snug and stylish smartwatch But the difference is justified by their price.
If you are a fitness freak and thinking of having a complete fitness tracker, then Fitbit charge 2 is more streamlined and is just your kind of stuff. But if you want some additional tech features despite just fitness tracking then I would surely recommend you Apple Watch 2 for it has all what you need; baked in an extremely elegant model.