Fitbit Charge is a wristband for active people, also acting as a smart watch. Through its many sensors, it analyzes your daily activity and notifies you regarding the achievement of its objectives. Thanks to the sensors, numerous applications and compatibility with multiple devices it is one of the most versatile devices. Its price is around $125. Read More
Misfit Shine is not a typical fitness tracker; it stands out from the crowd of similar products. Behind this project stands John Sculley founder of Misfit, whom we know as the head of Apple through the years 1983-1993.
As a result, it is a beautifully crafted device, designed for all who want to enjoy lucid information, based on information obtained though workout. You can wear it as a typical sport but also as a wristband or necklace clasp. The basic version can be bought for under $100
Clip or Wristband or Necklace
Small 5.5” - 6.5”
Large 6.5” - 7.7”
Extra Large 7.7” - 8.9”
wristband is made of flexible, durable elastomer material & surgical-grade stainless steel clasp
up to 7 - 10 days
1 Lithium Metal
No charging required, replaceable battery
-4° to 113°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 Charge comes with a clear monochrome OLED display where we can in addition to showing time and typical fitness function read the notifications of our smartphone.
The device comes only in four colors. Applied rechargeable battery allows for 7 to 10 days of work, which is a very good result in this class. Unfortunately, despite the basic water resistance, the device will not be wearable while swimming.
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Misfit Shine is made in the form of "pills,” which discreetly placed LEDs indicate work and time. With the form of the device, it can be worn in traditional bars or like a pendant or it can be worn with a decorative chain that looks like road jewelry. It is available in a number of different colors the exact number is unsure. You can look for your favorite color. Applied replaceable battery allows for four months of work. You can swim with this device. Read Full Specs
2a. Tracking Features
Activity & Inactivity
Fitbit charge sensor is equipped with a typical counting steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows setting your own goals and achievements and shows the status of their implementation. Fitbit charge measures the quality of your sleep and has a mild vibrating alarm that wakes you without waking your partner.
MS has built in 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. Also measures the quality of your sleep.
2b. Other Features
Fitbit Charge also functions as watch. With the barcode scanner and extensive food database, the device quickly enters data that will help calculate calories consumed.
Misfit Shine also functions as watch.
3. Synchronization & Compatibility
iPhone 4S and later
iPad 3 and later
iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S/6/6 Plus iPod Touch 5th Gen and above, iPad 3/4/Air/Mini (all running iOS 6.13 and above)
Android 4.3 and above
Windows Phone Compatibility
Windows Phone 8.1 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and up
Mac OS X Compatibility
Windows Vista and later
My Fitness Pal
Misfit Home app
You can watch progress in your training on your computer or smartphone. Charge 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. Additionally, in collaboration with a compatible smart weight Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Scale you will have at your disposal a full picture of the state of your body and have achieved designated purposes.
The device synchronizes the data on the achieved activity (walking, running, cycling, and swimming) with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Android mobile device with Android 4.3 OS and higher via Bluetooth installed on the devices. Thanks to the company's policy "open API,” numerous applications and external services are compatible with Misfit Shine. Well-known applications that support this device are LoseIt!, RunKeeper, MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, IFTTT.
4. The Bottom Line
• Good support for users on the part of Fitbit
• Compatible with multiple systems and devices
• Long battery life
• Interoperability with many applications
• Waterproof, you can swim with the device
• Too small display
• Inability to swim with the device
• No belt replacement.
• Short battery life
• No screen