It does baffle me that Fitbit has so many different charger designs, but there you go. I like wearing watches to bed: I can check the time, I can set alarms, I can track sleep -- all of which Fitbit does a decent job of. When the company showed us the product for the first time at an event in New York, they went into the design philosophy around why the product ended up in the shape it did. Even if you do take this watch running, you'll get stats that bear some relation to what you've done, with average pace and distance not being too far from our expected norm. Similar comparisons are also available for sleep tracking.
In fact, the Versa is literally, as a coworker said, like the and Pebble had a little baby. On the apple watch I found the battery would not last more than 36 hours and the phone app was no where near what Fitbit had in terms of activity and sleep tracking as well as just overall display of the many data points. Pocket-lint Fitbit was keen to emphasise that it's a unisex design, but we can't help feeling that the Ionic is more masculine, while the Versa is more feminine. Both good and bad about Fitbit versa. While Fitbit's marketplace of 800+ apps and clock faces is growing, it's still pretty far behind that of Apple Watch. You can dress it up with a similar series of metal and leather bands. It's quickly become one of my favorite-looking smartwatches ever, and I still can't get over just how comfy it is to wear.
The touchscreen is also much more responsive than the Ionic's. I added my bank card for the payment feature which is pretty cool. Also, the general slow nature to the software was a bit frustrating, but the biggest thing for us was the snail-like pace when it came to transferring music. It's not as precise or slick as the magnetic charging option of the Apple Watch or the easy plug-in route the latest Garmin devices. The band is available in a rose and white colorway with a rose gold buckle, or multi-colored navy, white, and pink with a navy buckle.
I have attached a picture, so you can see the floors. While there are some additions, this isn't really the place to find a huge range of familiar company apps. We're more than content with what the Fitbit Versa has to offer for its cheaper price tag. But for working out in the gym, or even swimming with the right pair of headphones, this gives you the option of leaving your phone in the locker. Running with the Versa has delivered the same sorts of results we've got from the Ionic.
With the new display dimensions, apps that worked on the Ionic will need to be tweaked to fit on the Versa, but we'll get to that later. Compatible only with the Versa Special Edition is Fitbit Pay. The company had just bought , and up till then had struggled to produce a wearable with a proper operating system. Do you already wear any kind of watch? As you keep using Coach, different workouts are added based on your performance and fitness level. Clicking that little running guy will pop up a series of pre-programmed exercises for more accurate activity tracking. On the Versa's face, you'll see those notifications. And what would a Fitbit wearable be without fitness tracking? So ladies if you are looking for that feature you may have to wait for some more time.
I own a lot of watches, and yes, I consider the versa a watch. For example, wearing your band tightly may constrict blood flow in your wrist and affect the signal. Read this: Now, we've been testing female health tracking on the Versa and we've found it to be a mixed bag. Hopefully the Versa will spur more developers to get involved. Battery life: All you can hope for I squeeze four days of use on a charge from the Versa, even with workouts and music playback, which is in line with newer Fitbit devices like the Ionic. Yes, with leather, silicon and metal bands all available from the company itself or through third-parties.
On the Versa itself, you can keep tabs on basic things such as steps, calories burned, distance, floors, and active minutes. I have a galaxy S9+ and all the features work. The Fitbit Connect app for desktop is also pretty buggy. It keeps me aware of my terrible bedtime habits. How long will it last? There are some limitations - for one, this isn't designed to be used as a form of contraception like an app like Natural Cycles.
You may notice that our site does not have many ads and all of our content is free. We've not tested it with iPhone yet, but we'll update once we do. If you need a stellar fitness tracker, buy the Versa. Summary of a 5-mile outdoor run with the Versa. Those numbers put Versa's battery life at exactly four days, but I reckon most people will be able to push it into a fifth. For instance, iPhone users can view messages relayed to the Versa from their phones, but they can't send responses.
We first saw Fitbit Coach on the. Just ask Garmin and Polar users. More messaging apps will gain support for quick replies in the future, too. Gone are the hard edges of Fitbit's other smartwatch, with a more rounded aluminium case. The texts all come through, the watch rings when I get a all on my iPhone, the screen is crystal clear, the watch itself is very slim compared to apple no bump on the underside , there must be hundreds of clock faces to choose from, and it has all the apps I could think of needing in the watch store the store is already noticeably growing. It will also predict fertility windows, upcoming periods, and has a tab to track cycle trends.