Product Comparison: Garmin Vívofit 2 vs Fitbit Alta

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Garmin Vívofit 2 Activity Tracker
Garmin Vívofit 2 Activity Tracker
Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker
Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker
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About the product Get up and get moving with vívofit 2. It’s the only activity tracker¹ with a 1+ year battery life and backlit display. It even reminds you to stay active throughout your day with its move bar with audible alert that lets you know when you’ve been idle for an hour or longer. Motivation is your best accessory with Fitbit Alta—a customizable fitness tracker designed to fit your personal style.
Certifications CE CE
Distance covered Yes Yes
Features Personalized daily goals, use the activity timer to record a timed activity, such as a walk or run, which can be saved and sent to Garmin Connect SmartTrack Automatically recognizes select activities and records them in the exercise section of the Fitbit app.
Inactivity reminder Yes -
Weight 0.89 oz. 1.1 oz.
Calories burned monitoring Yes Yes
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
Origin Taiwan China
Package USB ANT Stick Wireless sync dongle, Charging cable
Size(s) 8.3 in. Small: 5.5 - 6.7, Large: 6.7 - 8.1, XL: 8.1 - 9.3 in.
Date first available January 7, 2015 -
Ebay 4.6 4.7
Model Vívofit 2 Alta
Sleep quality tracking Yes Yes
Bestbuy 4.4 4.5
Brand Garmin Fitbit
Heart rate monitor Yes -
Product manuals
Protection Waterproof Rain, splash and sweat-resistant
Battery life 365 days 5 days
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Walmart 4.2 3.9
Amazon 3.9 3.9
MSRP 99.99 $ 129.95 $
Step counting Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Display LCD OLED
Type Wristband Wristband
Product benefits Backlit display You can wear Alta in the shower, but we recommend rinsing and drying it afterwards because it's best for your skin if the band stays clean and dry.
Color Black (also available in 4 colors) Black
Caller ID - Yes
Alarm signals - Yes
OS compatibility - Mac, iOS, Android, Windows
Altimeter - No
Bluetooth - 4.0
Site manufacturer - 4.3
Vibration motor - Yes
Material - Elastomer
Control - Sensor

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