Fitbit Charge: Fitness Bracelet For Beginners In The Practice Test

Test conclusion: what you should know

With a price of 129,99 EUR (EIA) itself well-equipped fit bit batch sporty entry-level is too expensive. Like the jawbone up move, there are other devices around 50 euros to buy. Ambitious hobby athletes get for 20 euros extra charge the Fitbit batch HR with integrated heart rate monitor. Who already intense sports drives and can forego, never mind the charge false. After all, the device offers a comfortable bracelet and a good battery life. Per long battery life of OLED screen easy bracelet contra satisfying high price assessment of the editorial office before one year had Fitbit with the Fitbit force the best Fitnesstracker in the program. However, the company had to resume a short time from the market the small device. The reason: The materials used in the bracelet triggered allergic reactions in some modes. In November 2014, the company with the charge brought a new bracelet with similar specifications for newcomers on the market.

Fitbit charge: that there

The band offers little more than a conventional pedometer. After all, the batch automatically detects when the user is asleep. You must manually put competing devices such as the jawbone up move to night mode. A small OLED display displays various data, as the number of accumulated steps, calories burned in and time on push of a button. You have reached your destination, vibrates the batch. A Smartphone with the band is connected, receive although no information about messages on the display, caller displays the device but with the name and phone number.

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The Fitbit App: get Out to the Sports!

Especially in the winter, many people is difficult to overcome, to put together the running shoes and to play sports in the open air a few minutes the inner pig dog. With the Fitbit batch shall be overcome more easily. The reason: Motivated request the corresponding app the carrier be achievable performance target. There are also digital awards for goals achieved. Also the data analysis via app. Gratifying: The application is there not only for ios and Android but also for Windows phone. Who has even a Smartphone, simply closes the batch to your PC or Mac and use the Web app.

Food information: what the farmer does not know

Somewhat disappointing are the food information in the app. Although, many dishes such as Spaghetti Bolognese with nutritional information provides the database. Branded goods, about a particular cereal brand, but does not contain them. After all, the user can independently enter the data. However, the application has no bar code scanner that detects the favorite breakfast cereal. Manually enter all data, the display of the calorie gain due to standardized information remains vague. What a pity!

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Conclusion: Fitbit batch

With a price 129.99 Euro (RRP) in and of itself well equipped fit bit is slightly too expensive batch sporty entry-level. Like the jawbone up move, there are other devices around 50 euros to buy. Ambitious hobby athletes get for 20 euros extra charge the Fitbit batch HR with integrated heart rate monitor. Who already intense sports drives and can forego, never mind the charge false. After all, the device offers a comfortable bracelet and a good battery life.