Fitbit Charge HR vs Polar A300

Fitbit Charge HR Polar A300

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$7499$9999Fitbit Charge HR is 130% cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth track calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes NoFitbit Charge HR has built-in heart rate monitor
External HR Monitor No Yes
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes NoFitbit Charge HR has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesPolar A300 provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert No YesPolar A300 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 No YesPolar A300 has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes NoFitbit Charge HR has a stopwatch
Music Playback No NoBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Polar A300 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 YesPolar A300 allows you control phone calls
Camera Control No NoBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone No NoBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration5 days26 daysPolar A300 battery life is about 5.2 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/a3 ATM
Weightn/a48 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED Screen Yes
Display Sizen/a64x28 inches
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display No No
Touch Screen No 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 Yes YesBoth have access to online web 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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