Fitbit Flex 2 vs Garmin Forerunner 15

Fitbit Flex 2 Garmin Forerunner 15

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$9889$13599Fitbit Flex 2 is 140% 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 measure heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't have elevation feature
Exercise Tagging No NoBoth don't have 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 Flex 2
Inactivity Alert Yesn/aFitbit Flex 2 helps you stay active with inactivity alert

Additional Features

GPS No YesGarmin Forerunner 15 has GPS support
Compass Non/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoFitbit Flex 2 has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoFitbit Flex 2 has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Fitbit Flex 2 make an alert for you
Caller ID No NoBoth don't show caller ID notification
Music Control No NoBoth don't have phone music control
Call Control Non/aBoth don't have call control
Camera Control Non/aBoth don't have camera control
Find Phone Non/aBoth don't have a find phone feature

Battery

Duration5 days35 daysGarmin Forerunner 15 battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof Yes Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight24 grams43 gramsFitbit Flex 2 is 19.0 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLED LightsE-ink Screen
Display Sizen/an/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Non/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac No NoBoth don't compatible MAC OS X devices
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Flex 2 compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoFitbit Flex 2 allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal No YesGarmin Forerunner 15 allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Non/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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Fitbit Flex 2

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