Fitbit Charge vs Sony SmartBand

Fitbit Charge Sony SmartBand

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$7494$2442Sony SmartBand is 3.1x 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 No NoBoth don't track heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors Yes NoFitbit Charge has built-in altimeter for elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Sony SmartBand provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Fitbit Charge
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No YesSony SmartBand has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders No YesSony SmartBand has a reminder option
Stopwatch Yes NoFitbit Charge has a stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Sony SmartBand make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Controln/an/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Controln/an/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phonen/an/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration10 days5 daysFitbit Charge battery life is about 2.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/a21 grams

User Interface

DisplayOLED ScreenLED Lights
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Displayn/an/a
Touch Screenn/an/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes NoFitbit Charge can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoFitbit Charge compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Charge compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoFitbit Charge allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoFitbit Charge allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth 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 NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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