Fitbit Alta HR vs Garmin Vivoactive

Fitbit Alta HR Garmin Vivoactive

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$9795$25999Fitbit Alta HR is 2.7x cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Pace No Yes
Speed No Yes
Stairs / Floors No YesGarmin Vivoactive has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/a YesGarmin Vivoactive helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No YesGarmin Vivoactive has GPS support
Compassn/a NoBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch No YesGarmin Vivoactive has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
Weather No Yes*Weather forecast
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control No YesGarmin Vivoactive allows control smartphone music player
Call Controln/a NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/a NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/a YesGarmin Vivoactive allows you to locate your phone

Battery

Duration7 days21 daysGarmin Vivoactive battery life is about 3.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance No Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Ratingn/a5 АТМ
Weightn/a38 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLCD Screen
Display Sizen/a0.00 inches
Screen Resolution n/a 205 x 148 pixels
Color Displayn/a Yes
Touch Screenn/a Yes

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoFitbit Alta HR compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes YesBoth compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoFitbit Alta HR allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No YesGarmin Vivoactive allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/a NoBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No NoBoth don't have Wi-Fi connection
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No YesOnly Garmin Vivoactive has ANT+ wireless technology
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