Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2

Fitbit Charge 2 Features

  • Activity and Calories Burned tracking
  • Heart Rate monitor
  • Distance and Steps counting
  • Auto Sleep Monitor
  • Splash-proof (IPX8 Certified)
  • Five Day Battery
  • Monochrome OLED Display

Fitbit Charge 2 Specs

Basic Info

Wear TypeWristband
ReleaseSeptember 30, 2016

Activity & Fitness Tracking

Sleep Analysis / Sleep Time
Heart Rate / Pulse
Stairs / Floors
Exercise Tagging
Smart Coach
Goal Setting
Inactivity Alert

Additional Features

Watch / Clock
Alarm Clock
Music Playback
ReportsActivity, Sleep

Smartphone Remote Features

Caller ID
Music Control
Call Control
Camera Control
Find Phone


Duration5 days
Battery TypeRechargeable Battery

Physical Specs

Water Resistance
IP RatingIPX8


Display TechnologyOLED Screen
Display Sizen/a
Screen Resolutionn/a
Color Display
Touch Screen


OS X / Mac
Windows Phone
Web Portal
Social Features



Sports and Fitness Activities

Best For:
  • All-Day Activity
  • Running
  • Walking

Fitbit Charge 2 Review

The Fitbit Charge has undergone an upgrade and we present you with the Fitbit Charge 2. According to different sports users, the fitness wearable is easy to use. They found the large screen filled with detail and the band is easy to swap. What else do they have to say about this device?

Pros / What Customers Like:

  • Different sports users found the touchscreen easy to read and helpful while working out.
  • For ease of use, this fitness tracker received excellent feedback from sports fanatics, especially the side button to skip through the menu such as heart rate, steps, calories and more.
  • Another important note mentioned by consumers is that the straps, comfortable to wear and does not irritate your skin.
  • One mom found the water-resistance great as she does not need to remove the watch when doing dishes.
  • One thing we cannot resist mentioning is the guided breathing feature helping you to relax. Almost all avid sports users love this feature.
  • The other impressive standout loved by gym users is the always-on heart rate tracker and you can keep track of your indoor and outdoor running. The best of all it does it automatically and needs your smartphones GPS to work.
  • Another important thing mentioned by professional sports users is that it connects to most smart devices. Furthermore, you can use it as a standalone fitness tracker.
  • Depending on how you use the device, most users found the battery lasted up to 4 days of use. This is impressive.

Cons / What Customers Don't Like:

  • One consumer mentioned that they preferred the compactness of the previous model compared to the thickness of the Charge 2.
  • Many users found the lack of GPS a big negative as some of them enjoy going for a run and cannot track their run.


If you need a running watch, the Fitbit Charge 2 is not the one to buy. The fitness wearable is great to track your daily step count and you can wear it day in and day out. With this tracker, you get basic fitness apps to keep track of your health.

Compatible Applications

  • Fitbit


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Expert Reviews and Ratings

  • • Expert Review by Valentina Palladino

    At $150, the Charge 2 replaces the Charge HR as the best-value Fitbit device. Full review

  • • Expert Review by Tom Morgan

    The Charge 2 is a funky hybrid tracker that doesn’t do enough to get true fitness fanatics excited. Full review

    4of 5
  • • Expert Review by Akhil Arora

    When you’re trying to improve upon your most popular product, you'd better have some good ideas. With the Charge 2, Fitbit has brought its A ... Full review

    4.5of 5
  • • Expert Review by Alan Martin

    The Fitbit Charge 2 nails the whole mid-range wearable thing with ease Full review

    5of 5
  • • Expert Review by Cherlynn Low

    The Fitbit Charge 2 brings some much-needed updates to the popular Charge HR. It can now track your distance by tapping your phone's GPS for ... Full review

    83of 100
  • • Expert Review by Scott Stein

    If you don't need water resistance and GPS, the Fitbit Charge 2 is the best overall fitness tracker you can buy. Full review

    8.2of 10
  • • Expert Review by Lauren Goode

    The Charge 2 automatically tracks your more vigorous activities, too, even if you don’t bother to put it into multi-sport mode. Full review

  • • Expert Review by Jonathan Bray

    Heart-rate monitoring and five-day battery life in a top-notch package — and the price is very reasonable, too Full review

    5of 5
  • • Expert Review by Тарас Мищенко

    Fitbit Charge 2 – это относительно крупный фитнесс-браслет с монохромным дисплеем и оптическим пульсометром. Он может подойти тем пользователям, которым не нужна излишняя функциональность умных ... Full review

    3.5of 5
  • • Expert Review by James Stables

    The Charge 2 is definitely a decent upgrade. While it lacks the water resistance of the Fitbit Flex 2 and there's no dedicated GPS, its ... Full review

    4.5of 5

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