Fitbit Alta vs Fitbit Charge HR

Fitbit Alta Fitbit Charge HR

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$11411$7695Fitbit Charge HR is 150% cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth can track your sleep
Heart Rate / Pulse No YesFitbit Charge HR has built-in heart rate monitor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth track elevation, climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Fitbit Alta provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting No YesSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Fitbit Charge HR
Inactivity Alert Yes NoFitbit Alta helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compass No NoBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoFitbit Alta has a reminder option
Stopwatch No YesFitbit Charge HR has a stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Fitbit Alta make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control No NoBoth don't have call control
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration5 days5 daysBoth are the same battery life
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight32 gramsn/a

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenOLED Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display No No
Touch Screen Yes No

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes YesBoth compatible MAC OS X laptops and PCs
Windows Phone Yes YesBoth compatible with Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal No YesFitbit Charge HR allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Yes YesBoth 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 NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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