Last Wednesday night, not long after the lockdown proceedings, I called in to check about my family’s health. With the unprecedented global health crisis happening at the moment and people staying at homes and getting quarantined, I found it very important to highlight the need to exercise for each and every person. Well, that’s partly because you’re probably bored at home, not being able to go outside and lack exercise. I’ve heard about this smart wearables brand called Fitbit, where you can track your activities, and I’m planning to order a few.
Fitbit, a reliable brand producing smart wearables, is one of the premium budget smart-items available in the market at the moment. Because every bit of the moment matters, Fitbit has produced a range of items to meet the needs of our daily life by tracking it, which include Fitbit Smartwatches and Fitbit Trackers. Tracking your progress in 2021 with smartwatches and smart trackers has never been easier with the Fitbit app.
Fitbit believes, “Everyone’s approach to fitness is different.” With a variety of options to choose from, let’s see which one is best suited for you!
Latest Smartwatches in 2021
Fitbit Smartwatches along with the luxury can definitely help you track your daily life progress. Fitbit has a variety of smartwatches to choose from. All smartwatches come with the watch itself, a charging cradle, and an extra band when unboxed. You can accessorize them by switching among the various band choices available. Here are a few lastest smart wearables of Fitbit that is a good catch in 2021.
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Under the Ionic edition are two watches namely the Fitbit Ionic Adidas edition and the original Fitbit Ionic itself. Characterized by its crisp and sharp edges with a square-faced shape, the Fitbit Ionic is truly an iconic watch.
Introducing at a price of $249.95, the Fitbit Ionic, is a GPS based smartwatch packed with features that include fitness guidance, a 24/7 heart rate, health and wellness insights, on-screen workouts, phone-free music, payments, and many more options. This is the first-ever smartwatch from Fitbit with fitness at its heart. With solid battery life, this is a wristwear to use while exercising and can last you up to 5 days without GPS and 10 hours with GPS.
Packed with a 1.42-inch LCD display (348 x 250 pixels), The Ionic integrates Fitbit OS with corning gorilla glass. The activity tracker includes Distance count, heart rate, and step count. It runs on Bluetooth 4.0 with wifi and NFC options, but no USB. The watch face can be customized and there is no voice control. It has notifications enabled like weather, emails, calls, etc. The device has a 2.5GB internal storage space as well. Talking about the sensors, it includes a 3-axis accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, compass, altimeter, vibration as well as Sp02 sensors. But it has no speaker outlets. It also features Bluetooth music control.
Although on a pricy range, it has a lot to offer. It is lightweight which makes it comfortable, is waterproof, and has a bright display. This smartwatch is available in 4 different colors being Charcoal, Blue Gray, Burnt Orange, and Silver Gray.
Fitbit Ionic: Adidas Version
The Fitbit Ionic Adidas version is not just a smartwatch, it is an exclusive experience paired with the worldwide known brand Adidas. You get all the benefits of a Fitbit ionic watch along with exclusive Adidas workouts, a signature band, and a custom clock face that is built-in. This swim-ready sport band features a battery that will last you up to 5 days at a price range of $279.95.
The Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition offers a 1.42-inch LCD touchscreen with a resolution of 348 x 250 pixels. There is the presence of internal storage of 2.5 GB, NFC option, GPS, an optical heart rate sensor, a gyroscope, a barometer as well as an accelerometer.
The Adidas version is definitely a little pricier but with a good brand associated with the device, it makes excellent fitness features. Gain the experiences that help you reach the next level of performance with this comfortable sporty watch.
Our other edition is Versa from the list of Smart Wearables by Fitbit. Featuring a softer yet elegant look is the Fitbit Versa editions with a curved rectangular body. The Fitbit Versa has a couple of editions as:
The Fitbit Versa is a premium health and fitness-focused watch. Launched recently in 2018, the Fitbit Versa includes new features like Amazon Alexa Built-in, new sleep tools, fitness features including apps, and more.
The Fitbit Versa has an LCD display with a 1.34-inch display and a resolution of 348×250 pixels. Operating on the Fitbit OS 2.0, it compacts 4 GB of internal storage. The activities include distance, heart rate, step count, calorie consumption, and sleep detection. The device is made up of aluminum with Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi, it has no USB nor GPS. This multi-touch watch has a customizable face with no voice command feature. It has all enabled notifications like calendar reminders, weather, SMS, etc. The sensors include 3-axis accelerometer, heart rate, light, Sp02 sensor, altimeter, and vibration. However, it lacks gyro and compass sensors. It has no speaker outlets either.
For a price of $199.95, you get an extended battery life lasting up to 6 days and a text voice reply feature where you can command using your voice. Not only this but you have a guided breathing feature, 5ATM water resistance, and also, female health-tracking, which can be a crucial feature in daily life. Featuring this device is 24/7 heart rate monitoring, Spotify music control, fit bit pay, and 15+ goal-based exercises. You can get this feature-packed device in a range of 3 vivid colors.
Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition
You’ve already heard about the Fitbit Versa 2. I guess you’re probably wondering what’s so special about the Fitbit Versa 2 special edition. Well, the Fitbit Versa 2 special edition is an extra special feature-packed version of the Fitbit Versa 2, just like butter and avocado on toasted bread. The only difference between the two is that the special edition comes packed with a special woven band with beautiful colors and on-the-go payments with Fitbit Pay.
Featuring a bright OLED touchscreen display of 1.34 inches, the Fitbit Versa 2 special edition has enabled the NFC. It is 5ATM water-resistant and has gorilla glass protection along with an aluminum body. Packed with a 4GB internal storage, it has activity trackers like 24/7 heart rate tracking, distance track, and steps counting. With Bluetooth 4.0, it has no internal GPS, Wi-Fi, NFC, or voice assistance using Alexa. With no speaker outlet, it has all notification alerts. The sensors include motion, proximity, light, accelerometer as well as Ir gestures.
It has a premium look and feels to it and moreover, it comes with 3 months of Fitbit Premium. Well, obviously with special features comes at a special price. So the price of the device would be $229.95.
Fitbit Versa Lite
The Fitbit Versa Lite is an adaptable and versatile approach to modern life. With an improved heart rate monitor, the Fitbit Versa Lite definitely stands out with its choice of vibrant colors along with an easy one-button design. A lite version of the heavily featured Fitbit Versa 2, this on the go watch has just about everything you need and nothing unnecessary added to it. This reduces the sensors, music control, and onboard GPS, with all other features intact.
Featuring an LCD display of 1.34 inches with 348x 250 pixels, this device is a single button use. Made up of aluminum, it comes with gorilla glass. Version 4.0 of Bluetooth is present with no NFC and no GPS. It has all notifications alert with fitness tracking like sleep, heart monitor, distance, steps, calories burnt, and calorie consumption. With no speaker outputs, the device packs sensors like gyro, light, Sp02, and accelerometer. It has an altimeter missing here. Operating on the Fitbit OS, it has no voice command feature.
The only backside to the Lite version is that it doesn’t include the three-axis gyroscope that means no tracking of laps while swimming. However, it is 5ATM waterproof so you can wear it to the shower, get drenched in the rain, and take a dip as well. Packed with a 4+ days lasting battery, it is at a reasonable price of $159.95. It is available in 3 different colors.
It’s a thumbs up for Versa Lite for being the incredible low-profile combination a basic fitness tracker and a smartwatch.
Latest Smart Trackers in 2021
Fitbit fitness trackers are loaded with features that help you maintain your fitness. Focused more on healthier and exercise-based activities, the box comes with the watch, a USB cable, and a proprietary charging dock as well as an extra band (large or small). All the smart trackers are in the form of wrist-bands, lighter than Fitbit smartwatches, and have 15+ fitness-loaded features. Let’s see how you fuel your fitness in 2021 with the help of these trackers.
The inspire edition from the list of Smart Wearables by Fitbit is a rectangular smart tracker with a slim appearance.
Announced in 2019, the Fitbit Inspire is a tracker identified by its thin screen display and budget-friendliness. The Fitbit Inspire is one of the best items released for the price at an astonishing $70 with a battery life enough for 5 days. It comes with all the basic features of a smart tracker like 5ATM Waterproofing, sleep tracking, and advanced calorie-burn tracking. So, it’s a serious motivation to build healthy habits in your daily life.
Fitbit Inspire featuring an OLED display of 1.4 inches and a resolution of 126 x 36 pixels comes with gorilla glass protection. It does consist of internal memory capable of storing data for 30 days. Running on Bluetooth version 4.0, it has no wifi options, GPS, or even NFC. The Fitbit Inspire has all notification alters and can track sleep, heart rate, distance, steps, guided breathing sessions, sedentary reminder as well as calories burnt and consumed. Although it has no speaker outlet, the sensors include an accelerometer, vibration, and a 24/7 heart rate monitor. However, the light sensor is missing in this device. Running on Fitbit OS, it has customizable watch faces yet no command mode.
While the Fitbit Inspire doesn’t monitor heart rate or the floors climbed, it is still a very useful day to day tracker, made up of a plastic body. It is available in 3 different variants, Black, Lilac, and Black/White with two different strap colors.
Fitbit Inspire HR
The Fitbit Inspire HR is an advancement to the present Fitbit Inspire, released in 2019. This sleek tracker offers all the features that the Fitbit Inspire does with an additional feature being the 24/7 heart rate monitor. Likewise, it offers features of advanced sleep tracking, calorie burns, exercise tracking along with being waterproof up to 50 meters.
Fitbit Inspire HR features an OLED display of 1.4 inches and a resolution of 126 x 36 pixels, comes with gorilla glass protection, and is made up of aluminum. It does consist of an internal memory of 2.5 GB capable of storing data for 30 days. Running on Bluetooth version 4.0, it has no wifi options, GPS, or even NFC. The Fitbit Inspire has all notification alters and can track sleep, heart rate, distance, steps, goal-based exercise modes, guided breathing sessions, sedentary reminder as well as calories burnt and consumed. It also enables alarm, timer, and stopwatch. Although it has no speaker outlet, the sensors include an accelerometer and a 24/7 heart rate monitor. However, the light sensor is missing in this device. Running on Proprietary OS, it has customizable watch faces yet no command mode.
The heart rate tracking feature tracks the rate of the heartbeat and keeps a detailed record of the activities. The HR edition of the Fitbit is available in 3 different colors at a price of $100.
The Fitbit Charge edition from the Smart Wearables by Fitbit is a comparatively long-lasting tracker with a solid body.
Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Charge 3 has enabled Fitbit pay and allows to use of apps to set a timer and check the weather as well as allows notifications. This wireless sync device has a battery life of 7 days, which names it the Fitbit Charge 3.
Unlike the Fitbit Inspire HR, Charge 3 comes with a 1 inch OLED backlit display that comes with a bigger display within an aluminum body. In addition, a device has a gorilla glass as well. It has GPS based distance and pace tracking which helps track your status all day long along with 15+ goal-based exercises. Along with this are the heart rate, sleep, and calorie consumption sensors. Besides having a Bluetooth V4.0, sadly this device has no GPS, wifi, or USB. However, it has the NFC feature after being updated. It can also count the floors climbed up and has a customizable clock face as well. Unfortunately no personal assistant here. All notifications are enabled and sensors like accelerometer, heart rate, vibrations, Sp02 are present. However, there are no gyro nor light sensors.
The Fitbit Charge 3 is at a price of $149.95 and comes in 2 color variants.
Charge 3 Special
The Fitbit Charge 3 special edition packs all the features of the Fitbit Charge 3 being the features, the aluminum body, backlight display as well as the others. What makes the Fitbit Charge 3 Special edition so special is that it comes with NFC, which means a payment gateway Fitbit pay is available here. The Special Edition version also comes with different case designs and watch band combinations that are exclusive. You can even set the device to set a reminder to move too, in case you’ve been tracked as sitting at a place constantly. The Fitbit Special edition is priced at $169.95.
Our other edition is Ace from the list of Smart Wearables by Fitbit. The Ace edition is a slightly bulkier looking, vibrant yet cool version of the Fitbit smart trackers designed for kids of age 6+.
Wondering about the kids I see, but no worries, Fitbit has it all covered with the FitBit Ace 2 model designs especially for kids above 6 years. This smart tracker has been designed to make fitness more fun by motivating youngsters. It is customizable, adjustable, and has call alerts.
With a bright OLED display, the Fitbit Ace 2 has a 72-inch display and a PC casing. It runs on the Proprietary OS and is waterproof as well. So you can let your child play with water anytime. It runs on Bluetooth 4.0 and has no wifi, NFC nor USB. This band will last up to 4 days and has only 3 axis accelerometer, which means swimming features have been included. It has an extra feature being the speaker and voice calls. It can receive notifications and works on the Fitbit Parent view app and Fitbit kid view app.
Besides, a useful feature of ace 2 is the Bedtime Reminders & Alarms which can keep you updated with your kid’s health and worry less. The Ace 2 priced at $69.92. The sleep tracking and challenge modes are what make it interesting for the kids to keep engaged.
Other Products by Fitbit
Well, it’s not just fitness trackers and Smart Wearables that Fitbit has introduced over time. There are products like scales as well as headphones. Over time, advancements have been made and this has resulted in the manufacture of products as well as discontinuation as well. Some other products of Fitbit are:
Along with the above-mentioned trackers, Fit bit has other trackers like:
- Fitbit Flex 2
- Fitbit Alta
- Fitbit Alta HR
- Fitbit Ace
Some previous versions of the present smartwatches are:
- Fitbit Versa 2
- Fitbit Charge
- Fitbit Charge 2
The Fitbit Scale is a wifi-based scale that keeps track of your weight, body fat percentage, and BMI. This sleekly designed $130 smart scale provides a chart and is very easy to use. However, there is currently only one edition which is:
- Aria 2
The Fitbit headphones are a new addition to the Fitbit products that provide a high-quality sound system. The headphones by Fitbit are very durable, stylish, and of good quality. So, this luxurious item is listed at the price of $129.95 which is
- Fitbit Flyer
Some Products You Can’t Find on Their Website
Not all products are still manufactured by Fitbit. However, there’s a chance you have one of them or you want to know about these devices. Here are some of the products where the company discontinues its production.
These trackers are not wristbands and are hang-on instead. They are:
- Fitbit One
- Fitbit Ulta,
- Fitbit Zip
Similar to others, some of the older versions of smartwatches are:
- Fitbit Blaze
- Fitbit Surge
There are only 2 versions of the smart scale however the company stops the production of the other one. So you can find only one scale.
- Fitbit Aria
Fitbit obviously has a range of products to offer. I hope this article has helped you decide which one is meant for you and your concept on the latest available fitness trackers by Fitbit, Smart Wearables, and trackers being the focus.
I am probably going to order the Fitbit Charge 3 and the Fitbit Ace 2. It’s up to you which one you get since all the devices have been sculpted to seamlessly blend into the lives of different people with different needs. So, if you keep searching, maybe you can find good deals on websites too. I wish you all the luck to find your fit that motivates you!
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