Fitbit Flex vs Garmin Forerunner 10

Fitbit Flex Garmin Forerunner 10

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$13694
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes NoFitbit Flex tracks your activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes NoFitbit Flex monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't track heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes NoFitbit Flex tracks and measures your steps
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 YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No YesGarmin Forerunner 10 has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes NoFitbit Flex has a alarm clock
Reminders Yes NoFitbit Flex has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No NoBoth don't have phone notifications
Caller ID No NoBoth don't 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

Duration5 days35 daysGarmin Forerunner 10 battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weightn/a43 grams

User Interface

DisplayLED LightsE-ink Screen
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 YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoFitbit Flex compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Flex compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoFitbit Flex allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Featuresn/an/aBoth don't have social features

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Fitbit Flex has a built-in Bluetooth connection option
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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