Fitbit Zip vs Sony SmartBand

Fitbit Zip Sony SmartBand

Basic Info

Wear TypeClipWristband
Price$18400$2442Sony SmartBand is 7.5x cheaper
Ratings

Activity & Fitness

Activity Yes YesBoth track daily activity
Calories Yes YesBoth show estimated calories burned
Sleep No YesSony SmartBand tracks your sleeping time and quality
Heart Rate / Pulse No NoBoth don't track heart rate
Distance Yes YesBoth track your stride length
Steps Yes YesBoth track how many steps you take
Stairs / Floors No NoBoth don't track climbing stairs or floors
Exercise Tagging No YesOnly Sony SmartBand provides 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 Zip
Inactivity Alertn/an/aBoth don't have inactivity alerts

Additional Features

GPS No YesSony SmartBand has GPS support
Compassn/an/aBoth don't have a compass
Watch / Clock Yes YesBoth have watch
Alarm Clock No YesSony SmartBand has a alarm clock
Reminders No YesSony SmartBand has a reminder option
Stopwatch No NoBoth don't have stopwatch
Music Playbackn/an/aBoth don't have music playback
ReportsActivityActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Notifications No YesIf you get a phone notification, Sony SmartBand make an alert for you
Caller ID No YesSony SmartBand can notify you who is calling
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 days5 daysFitbit Zip battery life is about 36.0 times longer
Battery TypeReplaceable Cell BatteryRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Weather Resistance Yes Yes
Waterproof No Yes
IP Ratingn/an/a
Weight8 grams21 gramsFitbit Zip is 13.0 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 NoFitbit Zip can connect with iPhones or iPads
OS X/Mac Yes NoFitbit Zip compatibles with MacBooks and iMacs
Windows Phone Yes NoFitbit Zip compatibles with a range of Windows Phone devices
Windows Yes NoFitbit Zip allows you to locate your phone
Web Portal Yes NoFitbit Zip allows you upload and view data on the online 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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