Jawbone UP2 vs Nike+ FuelBand SE

JAWBONE UP2

Nike+ FuelBand SE

Jawbone UP2 is the newest wristband based on the previous model UP24. Since that time, Jawbone has consolidated its nomenclature and new models are called UP2, UP3, and UP4. Latest UP2 band has all the features of its predecessor U24. The biggest change occurred in the appearance of the band, which is considerably smaller than its predecessor is, and its style has been adapted to the new style of other bands proposed by Jawbone. The good news is that although the new band starting price was higher, now it is below $100. It also forced the price drop of the old bands, which can now be purchased for under $80. Read More
Nike + FuelBand SE is a new version of the band that launched the world's fashion for "wearable" device.
New NFB has all the previous functions of the previous bands but compared to the previous version thanks to new software get better counting points in Nike Fuel and easier access to watch obtain information about the time when you double click a button. However, users of the first version of the band have not been abandoned by Nike and everyone can update the software for your gadget. For less than $150, you can buy a really useful device for active people. But if you have a previous version of this device, it's better to bring forth the money for something else. Read More

1. Specifications

JAWBONE UP2
VS
Nike+ FuelBand SE
Wristband
Type
Wristband
Silver
Black
Colours
Black
Black/Gold
Black/Pink
Black/Volt
Black/Crimson
Black/Rose Gold
wrist sizes ranging 140mm–190mm
Wristband Size
Small 5.79" Medium/Large 6.77" Extra Large 7.76"
Medical-grade hypoallergenic TPU rubber Anodized aluminum with less than 0.5% nickel
Materials
Thermal plastic elastomer
Three single color LEDs: Blue for sleep, orange for activity, and white for notifications
Display
100-dot 20 color LED display
7 days
Battery life:
Battery life: up to 4 days
Lithium-Ion Polymer, 38 mAh Battery
Battery type:
2 lithium polymer batteries
100 min.
Charge time:
4 hours
no data
Operating temperature:
-4° to 140°F
no data
Maximum operating altitude:
no data
Splash-proof, splash-resistant, so no need to worry about rain, sweat from a hard workout or getting wet in the shower. Just don't submerge it.
Water Resistance
It is sweat, rain and splash proof. However, the device is not swim proof.
Price

JAWBONE UP2

Nike+ FuelBand SE

The UP2 is equipped with single color LEDs: Blue for sleep, orange for activity, and white for notifications. UP2 is only available in two colors. Applied rechargeable battery allows for seven days work, which is a very good result for this class of devices. Unfortunately, despite the basic water resistance, the device cannot be used while swimming. Read Full Specs
The wristband is equipped with a 100-dot, 20 color, LED display. NFB SE is available in six colors. Applied rechargeable battery allows for 4 days of work, which is not the best result for this class of devices. Unfortunately, despite the basic water resistance, the device cannot be used while swimming Tracking Read Full Specs

2. Features

2a. Tracking Features

JAWBONE UP2
VS
Nike+ FuelBand SE
yes
Activity & Inactivity
yes
yes
Calorie Intake
no
yes
Calories Burned
yes
yes
Distance
yes
no
Elevation/Stairs
no
yes
Steps
yes
yes
Goal Setting
yes
no
Heart Rate
no
yes
Sleep Quality
no
yes
Sleep Time
no
no
GPS tracking
no

JAWBONE UP2

Nike+ FuelBand SE

UP2 equipped with typical sensors for counting steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows setting your own goals and achievements and displays the status of their implementation. UP2 also measures the quality of your sleep.
NFB SE has the typical sensors for counting steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows setting your own goals and achievements and displays the status of their implementation.

2b. Other Features

JAWBONE UP2
VS
Nike+ FuelBand SE
no
Clock
yes
yes
Alarm
no
yes
Barcode Scanner
no
yes
Online Portal
yes
yes
Reminders
no
no
Music control
yes
no
Notifications
no
no
Call notifications
no
no
Extra non standard
no

JAWBONE UP2

Nike+ FuelBand SE

UP2 also has a barcode scanner combined with an extensive database of food that allows you to quickly enter data to calculate the calories consumed.
Of course, the device from Nike serves as a typical watch. For athletes who enjoy listening to music during training, the library added the ability to control music in our smartphone.

3. Synchronization & Compatibility

JAWBONE UP2
VS
Nike+ FuelBand SE
yes
iOS Compatibility
yes
yes
Android Compatibility
no
no
Windows Phone Compatibility
no
no
Mac OS X Compatibility
yes
no
Windows Compatibility
yes
UP by Jawbone™
Compatible Applications
Nike+ Connect
Nike Fuelband app for iOS

JAWBONE UP2

Nike+ FuelBand SE

UP2 is compatible with many smartphones working on iOS or Android. Available on these devices, UP by Jawbone Software ™ allows a detailed record of your activity, of meals, quality of sleep. While the Internet can encourage the community members to share their results with family friends which certainly further motivate you to continue the effort.
NFB SE is compatible with smartphones working in iOS. Available on IOS Company Nike Fuelband app for iOS allows a detailed record of your activity, of meals, quality of sleep. By connecting to the Internet, you can share your results with your family and friends, which certainly will further motivate you to continue the effort. Incomprehensible is the fact that there is no app for Android. Ignoring the system, which operates under the control of 80% of smartphones in the world, is a big disadvantage of this device.

4. The Bottom Line

JAWBONE UP2
VS
Nike+ FuelBand SE
Customer Reviews
3.6 out of 5 stars (452 Reviews)
Read Customer Reviews
• Price
• Design
• Compatible with multiple systems and devices
• Works with many applications
Pros
• Price
• Simple and minimalist design - Apple Style
• Inability to swim with the device
• No display of information
• Short battery life
Cons
• Inability to swim with the device
• A new version of the band SE introduces a few new, better update the old FuelBand
• Short battery life
• No application for Android
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