The square display is crisp, bright, and clear. It's clear Fitbit wants these features to the foundation of its future, and thus its newer devices - at the very least - are built for that eventuality. Note: Fitbit rolled out to the Versa and Ionic in December 2018. Let us know what you think in the comments below. That makes it our Editors' Choice for smartwatches. It has a great look both as a fitness tracker and as a casual watch.
With the Versa, you can swipe up from the main screen to view your daily stats. The Fitbit Versa knit bands are not sweat or water resistant and Fitbit recommends limited to no contact with moisture to reduce discoloration and damage to the band. When pressed, the left button brings up music controls, the top right button toggles the exercise app, and the bottom right button is for the alarm. The versa is awesome and it will be even better when the new updates are released. You can get it now through and. Fitness-minded users will also appreciate the new Fitbit Today feature, which allows you to access your daily and weekly health and fitness stats, historical activity, and recent exercises from your wrist.
The Fitbit Versa and Versa Lite Edition look like your typical smartwatch and they both have a slim design. It's very comfortable and light weight. The small size woven hybrid bands should fit wrists 5. However, Versa is a whole lot more smartwatchy than the Blaze. Its aluminium body is slim, compact and comfortable to wear, sitting flat against your wrist. Hello , greta to see you in the Fitbit Community, So, don't let the bands make you decide how to buy. Fitness trackers have come an extremely long way over the years.
If you're looking for the best app selection and you're an iPhone user , get an Apple Watch. So I would say it depends on if you want that woven band or not. It's not ideal for stowing in your bag, and if you lose or break it, you'll have to buy a new one. In this way, the Charge 3 is the winner. With a comfortable, water-resistant design, this durable device empowers you with helpful health insights and fitness guidance while keeping you connected to your favorite apps, music, notifications, and more. When you go out do you normally bring your wallet? On-Screen Workouts Get personalized on-screen workouts that play on your wrist, coach you through each move and adapt based on your feedback.
The Charge 3 is a better device for fitness and activity tracking, and that's all down to its altimeter and gyroscope, which will give you the ability to track stairs climbed and swimming. That's because the Versa Lite Edition has lost the gyroscope that was in the regular Versa, which means the Lite Edition can't count laps. The Fitbit Versa gets a leg up over the Versa Lite by having on-screen workouts as well as the ability to start a swim workout and see laps, calories, and duration during a swim workout the Versa Lite can only auto-detect pool swimming and show summary stats after the workout has ended. The Ionic was for my wife to wear, but she has no problem with the Versa. The large woven bands should fit wrists 7. That is a major disappointment.
Rated 5 out of 5 by TracyAnW from Love it! Even better, both will eventually be able to participate in Fitbit's future features, like detecting sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation. Android users can also send quick replies to text straight from their wrist. The Fitbit Versa woven hybrid bands are not sweat or water resistant and Fitbit recommends limited to no contact with moisture to reduce discoloration and damage to the band. Where the Fitbit 's blocky design leans sporty, the Versa's rounded corners make for a sleeker, friendlier look and feel. I opted for the rose gold and peach combination.
It is a good thing that Fitbit learned from their past mistake, leading to them designing the Versa. As of this writing, I've worn the Versa for two and a half days and still have 55 percent battery left. Sleep tracking is only going to get better over time, too. The Versa proved reliable when it comes to heart rate monitoring. The Fitbit companion app for both the Versa and Versa Lite allows you to add friends and compare your step counts in a rolling 7-day leaderboard.
For other types of exercise, you swipe through the tabs until you land on the right option. To begin tracking, hit the Play button, which you can tap again to pause tracking. You can also create challenges with some or all of your friends to see who can take the most steps in a day, workweek, or weekend. Right now I'm on day 4 with 40% battery still left! This very much reflects Fitbit's old way of thinking - it's a sensor held in a strap. You don't absolutely need one to get through the day, and some of the best smartwatches are much too expensive … Fitbit rolled out an update that lets users reply to smartphone notifications from their watches.
To get started, you can enter the type of birth control you use, your typical period length, cycle length, and whether you want Fitbit to make predictions about future cycles. The most obvious differences are the physical buttons. Another thing they both have in common is the ability to accessorize. If you need a smartwatch that doesn't die after just one day of use, buy the Fitbit Versa. Instead, please keep them in the reoccurring threads stickied at the top of the subreddit. The Versa has a slightly larger display.
That's much better than your average touch-screen smartwatch, which typically gets somewhere between 24 to 48 hours of battery life. Personally, I have no use for another band and I've seen videos and it looks hard to change the bands. It marked a fork in the path for the company's products, shifting from Flex-based design Flex-Charge-Surge into something more like a sports watch. We've put them head-to-head to find out. The Charge 3 also doesn't have buttons, instead opting for a haptic touch spot on the side. When you open the widget, you can toggle between a calendar view and your personal trends. It's doable, but finicky enough that I wouldn't want to have to change straps frequently.