Fitbit Zip vs Fitbug Orb

Fitbit Zip Fitbug Orb

Basic Info

Wear TypeClipWristband
Price$8578$1975Fitbug Orb is 4.3x cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesFitbug Orb monitors your sleep pattern
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't track heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your running/walking distance
Steps Yes YesBoth track and count your steps
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Fitbug Orb provides exercise tagging
Smart Coach No YesFitbug Orb provides real time fitness coaching
Goal Setting Yes NoSet and keep your own daily or weekly goals with Fitbit Zip
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No NoBoth don't have built-in GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes NoOnly Fitbit Zip has a watch
Alarm Clock No NoBoth don't have alarm clock
Reminders No NoBoth don't have reminder
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivityActivity, 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

Duration180 days121 daysFitbit Zip battery life is about 1.5 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell Batteryn/a

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes No
Waterproof No No
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight8 grams8.5 gramsFitbit Zip is 0.5 g lighter

User Interface

DisplayLCD 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 YesBoth compatible iOS devices
OS X/Mac Yes YesBoth compatible MAC OS X laptops and PCs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Zip 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 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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Fitbit Zip

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