Fitbit Flex is a fitness wristband for active people. Through its many sensors, it analyses your daily activity and notifies you of the achievement of its objectives. Thanks to the numerous sensors, applications and compatibility with multiple devices it is one of the most versatile trackers in price to $90 Read More
The company Basis being under the wings of Intel launched the SmartWatch basis peak. The watch consists of a disc and two-piece removable strap available in different colors. The device is available at a price below $200. Read More
Small 5.5” - 6.5”
Large 5.5” - 7.9”
10.2 in (259.1mm)
wristband is made of flexible, durable elastomer material & surgical-grade stainless steel clasp
thermoplastic polymer and silicone
5 white indicator lights
1.25 inches OLED High Contrast Touch Screen Made With Gorilla Glass 3™
up to 5 days
One to two hours
a depleted battery can be charged to 90% in 2 hours, 100% in 4 hours
-4° to 113°F
14° to 122°F
Maximum operating altitude:
It is sweat, rain and splash proof. However, the device is not swim proof.
Surface swimming, shallow snorkeling and similar activities.
Fitbit Flex is equipped with five white LEDs light indicator that notifies us regarding the daily progress and the amount you missed to achieve the objective. (See LEDs light up as you progress toward your daily goal). Fitbit Flex is available in 10 colors. Applied rechargeable battery allows for five days of work which is standard in this class and its charging time is one to two hours,. Unfortunately, despite the basic water resistance, the device will not be able to be used while swimming. Read Full Specs
Basis Peak features a 1.25-inch touch monochrome display which operated by moving a finger. Applied rechargeable battery lasts for four days of work, which is a good, but not the best result. The device is waterproof and allows the Surface swimming, shallow snorkeling, and similar activities. Read Full Specs
2a. Tracking Features
Activity & Inactivity
Fitbit Flex is equipped with typical sensors for counting steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows you to set your own goals and achievements and shows the status of their implementation. Fitbit Flex measures the quality of your sleep and has a mild vibrating alarm that wakes you without waking your partner.
Basis Peak notifies you of the duration of the activity, calories burned, and number of steps. With the sensor-to-date HR will get your heartrate during the workout. Basis Peak also measures the quality of your sleep.
2b. Other Features
Extra non standard
Galvanic Skin Response
Thanks to the barcode scanner and extensive food database, the device quickly enters data that will help calculate calories consumed.
As Wristband-Watch Basis Peak show you the typical information about the time and date but when you get an email or text message, it will show you a notification with the ability to transition directly to them. Basis Peak through BodyIQ, unerringly detects your activity, whether you're running, walking, or driving bicycle. Then adjust the information on the screen to a given activity. But when I sit and write these words, the machine tells me that just does. Sitting on the couch and watching TV treats as a light sleeping.
3. Synchronization & Compatibility
iPhone 4S and later
iPad 3 and later
iOS 7 and later
Android 4.4.2, KitKat
Windows Phone Compatibility
Mac OS X 10.6 and up
Mac OS X Compatibility
Windows Vista and later
My Fitness Pal
Basis Peak app
You can view progress in your training on your computer or smartphone. Fitbit Flex is compatible with iOS, Windows Phone, Mac OS X, Windows, and Android. Through numerous applications, you can share your results with friends, which certainly will further motivate you to continue the effort. Available trap allows you to keep a detailed record of your activity, of meals, quality of sleep, and many others.
The device synchronizes the data on the achieved activity and sends it via Bluetooth installed on your mobile device Basis Peak app. The device also works with other applications to the more famous are Endomondo, MapMyFitness, and Strava.
4. The Bottom Line
• Good support for users on the part of Fitbit
• Compatible with multiple systems and devices
• Monitor HR
• Touch screen
• A large number of additional features
• Compatible with many programs
• Inability to swim with the device
• Short battery life
• No display of information
• Lacks a watch
• Short battery life
• Inadequate recognition of certain activities