When comparing Apple Watch vs Fitbit Charge, the Slant community recommends Apple Watch for most people. In the question“What are the best fitness trackers?” Apple Watch is ranked 16th while Fitbit Charge is ranked 26th.
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Pro Heart rate sensor
Pro Works well with iPhone
Health apps downloaded on iPhone can be integrated with Apple Watch
Pro First -rate app support
Pro Standalone phone calls
Series 3 can make and receive phone calls by itself, without the need to connect to a smartphone.
Pro Haptic feedback for notifications
Pro Digital Crown
The Digital Crown allows you to zoom in and out with various applications and can be used as a button.
Pro Sensitive touch
Allows for taps and presses to be registered as two different types of input.
Pro Integrates social features
Users can see their friends' activity, compete one-on-one, and earn badges.
Pro Battery lasts a week or more on a single charge
The battery is rated for 7 days, and has been tested up to 9 days by reviewers.
Pro Multifunction display
In addition to fitness metrics, a Fitbit Charge synced with a phone will display time and caller ID.
Pro Smart alarm wakes you up at the optimal time
The Charge tracks sleep cycles, and its alarm can be configured to take this into account, attempting to select an optimal wake time.
Apple Watch is said to cost $349 USD.
Con Works only with iPhones
You need to have an iPhone (5 or later) to pair this smartwatch. It will not work with any other device, and has limited capabilities on its own (and still require the iPhone for the initial setup).
Con Flimsy two-prong wrist strap
Fitbit was expected to update their wrist strap with the Charge, but an upgraded buckle can only be purchased with Charge HR.