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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Brand Garmin Fitbit
Model Vívofit 2 Alta
Origin Taiwan China
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.
Type Wristband Wristband
Color Black (also available in 4 colors) Black
Heart rate monitor Yes -
Battery life 365 days 5 days
Weight 0.89 oz. 1.1 oz.
Size(s) 8.3 in. Small: 5.5 - 6.7, Large: 6.7 - 8.1, XL: 8.1 - 9.3 in.
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.
Package USB ANT Stick Wireless sync dongle, Charging cable
Protection Waterproof Rain, splash and sweat-resistant
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Display LCD OLED
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.
Distance covered Yes Yes
Calories burned monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep quality tracking Yes Yes
Step counting Yes Yes
Inactivity reminder Yes -
Certifications CE CE
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
Date first available January 7, 2015 -
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MSRP 99.99 $ 129.95 $
Ebay 4.6 4.7
Bestbuy 4.4 4.5
Walmart 4.2 3.9
Amazon 3.9 3.9
Material - Elastomer
OS compatibility - Mac, iOS, Android, Windows
Altimeter - No
Bluetooth - 4.0
Vibration motor - Yes
Control - Sensor
Caller ID - Yes
Alarm signals - Yes
Site manufacturer - 4.3

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