Fitbit Surge vs New Balance RunIQ

Fitbit Surge New Balance RunIQ

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$21885$11095New Balance RunIQ is 200% cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes YesBoth track sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth have built in heart rate sensor
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes YesBoth count your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes NoOnly Fitbit Surge provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No NoBoth don't have coaching feature
Goal Setting Yes YesBoth can help with your goals setting
Inactivity Alert Non/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS Yes YesBoth have integrated GPS modules
Compass Yesn/aFitbit Surge has a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock Yes YesBoth have alarm clock
Reminders Yes YesBoth have reminder app
Stopwatch Yes YesBoth have stopwatch
Music Playback Non/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivity, SleepActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes YesBoth show smartphone notifications
Caller ID Yes YesBoth show caller ID notification
Music Control Yes YesBoth allow control smartphone music player
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

Duration7 days1 daysFitbit Surge battery life is about 7.0 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight77 grams75 gramsBoth are the same weight

User Interface

DisplayLCD ScreenOLED Screen
Display Size1,25 inchesn/a
Screen Resolution n/a n/a
Color Display Non/a
Touch Screen Yesn/a

Compatibility

Android Yes YesBoth compatible with Android devices
iOS Yes YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes NoFitbit Surge compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Surge compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal Yes NoFitbit Surge allows you upload and view data on the online portal
Social Features Yesn/aYou can integrate Fitbit Surge with social networks and share information

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes YesBoth have Bluetooth data transfer technology
Wi-Fi No YesSelect New Balance RunIQ if you need a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
NFC No NoBoth don't have NFC connectivity
ANT+ No NoBoth don't provide ANT+ wireless technology
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