Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband

Editor rating

3.8/5 on April 9, 2017

User's rating

37,728 reviews

PROS

  • Bigger display
  • Intuitive app
  • Multisport mode
  • Week-long battery life
  • Interchangeable accessory bands
  • Higher-quality design

CONS

  • Inaccurate distance tracking
  • Lacks a pause function

Not waterproof

VERDICT

TheFitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband obviously has more merits than demerits. The best aspect about is being the swappable bands and the multi-line OLED technology display that properly displays your fitness data and heart rate. The pitfall, however, is the fact that it lacks the GPS technology and is not water resistant. The verdict is thus simple, if you do not require either the GPS tracking or the water resistance, then this is the best fitness tracker for you.

TheFitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband by Fitbit is a must have fitness band that you should be getting yourself right now if you haven’t already. There are a lot of devices out there that help in fitness tracking, yet none does it as perfectly as the Fitbit Charge 2.The main reason that people spring for any fitness band is for its software and accompanying applications. This is why Fitbit is the company to go for. The best possible Fitbit hardware that you can spend your money on is the Charge 2. This is a follow-up to the Charge HR.

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband Key Features:

  • All-day activity tracking
  • Cardio Fitness Level score
  • Sleep tracking and silent alarm
  • Multi-sport with automatic tracking
  • New customizable bands
  • Notifications
  • Breathing exercises

Product Description:

The Fitbit Charge 2 is simply a better version of its predecessor, the HR. this is in more ways than one. It has an always-on heart rate tracking capability which is made more effective with the five-day battery life. It has a smooth design, with the steel body and the larger screen and swappable rubber or leather bands. It comes in three distinct sizes, though due to the larger screen it may prove a bit bulky for people with smaller wrists.

Bigger is better in this case, since it allows the wearer the see their steps, time and heart rate at the same time. It also responds to the lift-to-look gesture. There are side buttons to switch between modes while the screen can be tapped for extra information on what is on display. It comes with other features onboard like a stopwatch, heart rate mode, exercise tracking mode and the new Relax app. The app offers a focused timed breathing exercise to help with relaxation.

The Fitbit 2 comes with an array of beneficial apps making it easier to use. It also tracks everything that you would need from the heart rate to nutrition to exercise to sleep and even the steps that you take. It also has the added benefit of tracking stair climbing and weight loss. TheFitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband also comes with a few extra tweaks that the HR did not have initially. It has tweaked some of the measurements, especially the reminds to move making you walk 250 steps in order to earn yourself an hour. This will allow the user to walk more, and not just stand around.

Well, if you are looking for some extra motivation or drive to get your fitness workout going, then worry not, the Fitbit Charge 2 has you covered. It comes with some fun and easy to tackle trail-based challenges that will get your blood pumping to all the right organs.

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