Wearable Technology

Hands On! The Fitbit Charge 2 Review is Here!

The Fitbit Charge 2 is as exciting as we expected it to be

The new wearable Fitbit Charge 2 smartwatch-styled notification fitness trackers have advanced fitness tracking technology to a higher level.

It combines in monitoring and wearable features in harmonious balance to outdo most of such gadgets in the market.

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Small but More

The body of the Fitbit Charge 2 is noticeably a very slim design in comparison to its predecessors from the same Charge production line. However, it has an increased display face of higher profile compared to smartwatches. The Fitbit Charge 2 feels less bulky; therefore, more an appealing gadget in addition to its thinner band opposed to chunkier bands that require adjusting to after some time.

Selling at $149.95, the Fitbit Charger 2 has a more impressive long battery life to sever the heart-rate monitor. The battery can serve up to a seven days or more. Despite a probable higher mileage run for some users that may render an extra squeeze of the battery power, Fitbit Charger 2 is better off more than most smartwatches in the market.

The bands coming with the Fitbit Charge 2 are customize-able. Depending on color preference or whether worn outside the gym, the bands of the Fitbit can be swapped from the standard blue, teal, black or the purple plastic band for a new leather band available in the market.

Workouts Designed

Tracking up to 19 different activities! Like seriously?

The Charge 2 hardware of the Fitbit technology is agreeable more advanced in the workout-tracking features. It can track not less than 19 different activities besides the standard metric features like flights, steps and heart rate. Isn’t this cool?

The various activities covered in the Fitbit Charge 2 include the usual gym routines such as elliptical, treadmill running and weightlifting, to interval workouts, yoga, and circuit training. Fitbit Charger 2 also tracks outdoor activities such as hiking and tennis.

The high-end Fitbit Charge 2 technology does not provide a swimming tracking feature in the system. The Charge 2 is not waterproof unlike Flex 2.

Customize-able Shortcuts

The traceable activities displayed on the Fitbit Charge 2 can have their Fitbit app shortcuts customized on the screen. The user can quickly flip through the apps and hold down the tracker’s button on the side to select if ready to start a workout. During the workouts, the Fitbit Charge 2 keeps a record of additional information that is contextual but relevant such as the interval of the workout, rest times, steps, and gains in elevation.

Statistics on Phone

The statistics on the Fitbit app are accessible on the phone. You can see the map of your run, or the hike thanks to the previously added GPS Fitbit’s tracking app. The Charge 2 provides a display to give the pace on throughout the route. The device features a dedicated running app such as Strava with more handy features.

Relaxation Mode Tracker

One of the new features on the Charge 2 is a Fitbit app that guides in relaxing mode in a 2 to 5 breathing session at the end of the workout. Special sensors on the Fitbit device track the breathing patterns to a graphic display on the screen.

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More Precise Readings

The Fitbit has one of the coolest fitness features that give an analysis of the overall level of fitness using the VO2 max score. The metrics on the Charge 2 measure the amount of oxygen utilized in a cardio activity in a more professional way to provide the fitness data accurately just like in a specially equiped lab.

The Fitbit app makes use of factors such as height, age, gender, and weight and the information on heart rate to calculate the score. The Fitbit has improved through its critics to come up with the perfect track and analyze Charge 2 that help users to develop better records of their calories and steps.

You can now buy your Fitbit Charge 2 here, And don’t forget to watch the video below!

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