Product Comparison: Jawbone UP vs Fitbit Alta

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Jawbone UP Fitness Tracker
Jawbone UP Fitness Tracker
Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker
Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker
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Brand Jawbone Fitbit
Model UP Alta
About the product UP is a system, wristband + iPhone app, that tracks how you sleep, move and eat so you can know yourself better, make smarter choices and feel your best. Know yourself. Live better. 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 5 colors) Black
Battery life 10 days 5 days
Weight Small: 0.67, Medium: 0.74, Large: 0.81 oz. 1.1 oz.
Size(s) Small: 5.5-6.1, Medium: 6.1-7, Large: 7-7.87 in. Small: 5.5 - 6.7, Large: 6.7 - 8.1, XL: 8.1 - 9.3 in.
Features 24/7 Activity tracking, food & drink tracking, mood tracking, simple Sync SmartTrack Automatically recognizes select activities and records them in the exercise section of the Fitbit app.
Package USB to 3.5mm adapter for charging Wireless sync dongle, Charging cable
OS compatibility iOS 4.1 and greater, Android 4.0 and greater Mac, iOS, Android, Windows
Protection Water resistant Rain, splash and sweat-resistant
Bluetooth No 4.0
Display LED status lights OLED
Product benefits Day and night form factor, Power Nap will wake you up at the optimal time (around 26.5 minutes) after you fall asleep 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.
Control Button Sensor
Calories burned monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep quality tracking Yes Yes
Step counting Yes Yes
Inactivity reminder Yes -
Alarm signals Yes Yes
Certifications FCC CE
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
Product manuals
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Newegg 5 -
Amazon 3 3.9
Origin - China
Material - Elastomer
Altimeter - No
Vibration motor - Yes
Accelerometer - Yes
Distance covered - Yes
Caller ID - Yes
MSRP - 129.95 $
Ebay - 4.7
Bestbuy - 4.5
Walmart - 3.9
Site manufacturer - 4.3