Fitbit Alta vs Garmin Fenix 2

Fitbit Alta Garmin Fenix 2

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$18995
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes NoFitbit Alta monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't monitor heart rate
External HR Monitor No Yes
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes NoFitbit Alta counts your steps
Pace No Yes
Speed No Yes
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth count your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting No YesSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Garmin Fenix 2
Inactivity Alert Yes NoFitbit Alta helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No YesGarmin Fenix 2 has GPS support
Navigation No YesGarmin Fenix 2 has onboard GPS navigation
Compass No YesGarmin Fenix 2 has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch No YesGarmin Fenix 2 has a stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
Weather No Yes*Weather forecast
Temperature No Yes
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
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 days35 daysGarmin Fenix 2 battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/a5 ATM
Weight32 grams85 gramsFitbit Alta is 53.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLCD Screen
Display Sizen/a1.20 inches
Screen Resolution n/a 70 x 70 pixels
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 NoFitbit Alta compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal No YesGarmin Fenix 2 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Yes NoYou can integrate Fitbit Alta with social networks and share information

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 Fenix 2 has ANT+ wireless technology
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