Now that the Fitbit Charge 3 is official and is likely to be available from October 2018, several Fitbit Charge 2 users will be in dilemma of whether to upgrade or not. To0 make it easier for you, here we included a comparison between the Fitbit Charge 3 in Dubai with its predecessor, Fitbit Charge 2. Being so popular since its launch, this fitness band became a great selling product for two years. What sort of upgrades does the Fitbit make it to the new Fitbit Charge 3? Well! Let us explore that in detail and understand the differences between the two fitness bands.
When we have a look at the first instance, the Fitbit Charge 3 design resembles its predecessor. It has the same Unisex design with multiple color options to choose from. The interchangeable bands allow to swap out the bands for that more stylish look. However, when we put the band’s side by side, we can find that the Charge 3 holds bigger touchscreen OLED display with a slimmer casing. This makes it comfortable to land on the wrist. Additionally, the Charge 3 gets an aluminum casing rather than stainless steel which makes it lighter. Moreover, this is the first Fitbit wearable with the inductive physical button. Check here to read top 5 best fitness trackers of 2018.
Under the hood, there is not much difference to talk about. Both the fitness bands in Dubai have an optical heart rate sensor 3, vibration motor, altimeter, and 3-axis accelerometer. The main feature that differentiates the Fitbit Charge 3 is water resistance. So, it is the perfect option while swimming as it can resist water for up to a depth of 50 meters. Another area in which the latest Fitbit model is updated is in terms of battery life. Though both the devices share the same rechargeable Lithium battery, the Charge 3 battery can make it last for 7 days which is 2 days more than its predecessor. Also, accept or reject calls and even send quick replies using this fitness band. Other features remain the same, both the bands pack in advanced sleep tracking feature, count your steps, log sleep and even offer reminders. Also, Samsung Gear S4, the next Samsung’s smartwatch will include health and sleep tracking aspects as well. Few version of the Fitbit Charge 3 also features Fitbit Pay which means you can directly make payments in certain apps using this smartwatch. This feature wasn’t available in the Fitbit Charge 2.
The Fitbit Charge 2 costs you around AED 510 and the special edition models charge AED 73 extra. While the latest Fitbit Charge 3 price in UAE starts at AED 473 with the special edition ranging around AED 547. So, comparatively, Fitbit preferred to reduce the starting price despite including some major upgrades over its predecessor. Considering all the features and design, it is worth to upgrade to Fitbit charge 3.
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