Fitbit Surge vs Polar FT80

Fitbit Surge Polar FT80

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristbandWristband
Price$21599
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep Yes NoFitbit Surge tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse Yes YesBoth measure heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors Yes NoFitbit Surge counts your climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging Yes YesBoth have exercise tagging feature
Smart Coach No YesPolar FT80 provides real time fitness coaching
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

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications Yes NoIf you get a phone notification, Fitbit Surge make an alert for you
Caller ID Yes NoFitbit Surge can notify you who is calling
Music Control Yes NoFitbit Surge allows 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 days243 daysPolar FT80 battery life is about 34.7 times longer
Battery TypeRechargeable BatteryReplaceable Cell Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Rating5 ATMn/a
Weight77 gramsn/a

User Interface

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

Compatibility

Android Yes NoFitbit Surge is compatibles with Android phones and tablets
iOS Yes NoFitbit Surge can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes YesBoth compatible MAC OS X laptops and PCs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Surge compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes YesBoth can help find your smartphone
Web Portal Yes YesBoth have access to online web portal
Social Features Yesn/aYou can integrate Fitbit Surge with social networks and share information

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes NoOnly Fitbit Surge 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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