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Fitbit Charge 3 Vs 2 Review – Which Is The Best Fitness Tracker?

Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker

The Fitbit Charge has been one of the most popular fitness trackers. The Fitbit Charge 3 will no doubt be just as popular as the Fitbit Charge 2. So what is the difference? Is it worth the upgrade and what new features has Fitbit thrown in?

FitBit Charge 3

Similarities between the Fitbit Charge 3 and Fitbit Charge 2

Just looking at the Fitbit Charge 3 and Fitbit Charge 2 side by side, you can see they are very similar.

Both fitness trackers have a variety of colour options and a unisex design appealing to both men and women. The bands are interchangeable, allowing you to swap out the bands for more stylish or sporty bands. A wrist HRM allows you to monitor your heart rate 24/7 and during workouts. Both fitness trackers will track daily activities such as steps, distance, floors, and calories. They both include sleep tracking. Fitbit prides themselves on having some of the most in-depth sleep analytics. It allows you to set a daily goal, such as calories, steps, distance etc which keeps you motivated. You are not limited to the type of workout which the Fitbit Charge 2 and 3 will track, including yoga, running, cycling and more. A useful connected GPS which when connected with the app on your phone can track your cycling or running route. Finally, a quick look at your Fitbit allows you to check for phone notifications such as calls, text and calendar.

Difference between the Fitbit Charge 3 and Fitbit Charge 2

Water Resistant up to 50m

Previously the Fitbit Charge 2 was only splash-proof and not suitable for swimmers. Fitbit Charge 3 changes this with water resistance up to 50m, allowing swimmers to track their activity while in the water.

Improvements to Battery life

Battery life is always dependant on usage, however, the Fitbit Charge 3 promises a 7-day battery life compared to 5 days battery life expected from the Fitbit Charge 2

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