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Fitbit

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Fitbit review: 37 facts and highlights

Fitbit

Why is Fitbit better than the average?

  • Rating on Apple's App Store
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    4.5vs3.88
  • IOS app size
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    14MBvs124.1MB

General info

1.Free app
Fitbit
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Ad-free
Fitbit
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Activity tracking

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
It tracks how far you travel.
After exercising, you can add details about your workout (e.g., jogging, swimming, cycling). This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burned.
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Activity reports

Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

Nutrition tracking

You can input your weight data, making it easier to track changes.
You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.
Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over Wi-Fi.
The app supports scanning food barcodes using the camera. It checks a food database and adds the item based on its barcode, allowing you to quickly and easily track your calorie intake.
The food database used for tracking your nutritional intake is larger. This makes it easier to input what you’ve eaten, instead of having to spend a lot of time adding custom meals.

Social features

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

Features

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
The app has a community and exercises tailored specifically towards women.
You can set a passcode to keep your data private.
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
The app uses your menstruation data to predict the date of your ovulation, which usually lasts 24-48 hours. This is useful if you are trying to conceive, as your fertility increases around ovulation.
The app uses your data to predict future period start dates.

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