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Fitbit Charge 2 Specs

Fitbit Charge 2 Specs

The Fitbit Charge 2 is out and is an essential tool for fitness enthusiasts to track and record their health. The Fitbit Charge 2 is an electronic wrist band which measures heart rate and, the calories burned as a function of heart rate as well as sleep tracking, activity tracking, reminders to move etc.

Overview

The Fitbit Charge 2 comes in different colors such as plum or silver, and has a vibrating alert which can gently nudge the user awake without disrupting their sleep cycle. The Fitbit Charge 2 will write for the reader numerous data such as calories burned, current heart rate, sleep ours, activity, distance etc. which is great for fitness enthusiasts to take into record. The Fitbit Charge 2 is excellent for keeping track of these essential details for the user’s health and well being.

Activity Tracker

It has a SmartTrack which will automatically track a select number of activities such as biking, hiking and various sports. Even if you missed a gym session, the SmartTrack will let you know how many calories you burned from these activities.

It also has a Cardio Fitness Level which will break down the user’s current fitness level as well as advice on how to improve it. It will give you a score calibrated from the data it collected, which can be improved over time.

Unwind

It helps tremendously with meditation because of Relax, a new guided breathing platform which lets the users go through a personalized breathing session from the details collected on the user’s heart rate. It determines a breathing rate which is comfortable for the user.

Reminders

The FitBit Charge 2 will give out reminders to complete 250 steps hourly in order to prevent a sedentary lifestyle. Its battery is also very long lasting since it can last up to 5 days without the need to charge. Its clock face is customizable and will write for the reader all the daily stats it has accumulated such as current heart rate, beats per minute, steps taken etc.  Here is a video running down the specs of the Fitbit 2 Charge.

The FitBit Charge 2 is a great fitness accessory for those who like to keep track of their everyday accomplishments, and is a great tool for keeping the user in track of their fitness goal. It is extremely helpful to go past your fitness goals because of all the data it tracks about the user’s every day activities, which will give the user a starting point to improve upon. The FitBit Charge 2 is available in most electronic or fitness stores.

Fitbit Charge 2 Features

Fitbit is known to make one of the best activity fitness trackers and it’s new tracker the Fitbit Charge 2 is packed with many features. This tracker has interchangeable bands that allow for you to have a new look whenever you which too. It also has a bigger display than the previous Fitbit Chargers. Let’s take a look at some of the Fitbit Charge 2 features below.

Pure Pulse Heart Rate

It is very accurate at tracking heart rate for various activities, such as running, dance or hiit exercises. When you are not exercising you should wear it loosely. Once you are ready to work out tighten the band to begin tracking your heart rate. The Pure Pulse feature also allows you to get more out of your workout by using heart rate zones.

Cardio Fitness Level

Fitbit calculates your cardio fitness level by combining your age and gender and comparing them to other people within the same age and gender. There are 6 fitness levels which you can fall into, ranging from poor to great. You can’t see your cardio fitness level on your tracker, you have to see it on the Fitbit app. Also, you might not see your level in the beginning just give it a few days to calculate your level and score.

Call, Text and Calendar Alerts

The Fitbit Charge 2 is compatible to receive notifications from iOS and Android smartphones. You can receive basic texts, both iMessage and SMS. Any incoming calls will show a contact name or the phone number. The calendar alerts will come from your calendar app on your mobile device, it’s a very nice feature to keep you on top of all your important dates.

All call, text and calendar alerts will send a vibration to make sure you are notified. If you feel a vibration you can turn the wrist towards you to view the notification. Notifications can only be seeing after one minute on your tracker so make sure to look if you are awaiting an important call!

SmartTrack Detection

The SmartTrack feature automatically detects various exercises such as walking, running, elliptical and outdoor running. It also autodetects many sports such as soccer, basketball, and tennis. Dancing, Zumba, and other aerobic workouts are also autodetected by the Fitbit Charge 2.
Many more features come with this tracker that make it one of the best out there. It’s definitely worth the upgrade if you have one of the older Charge versions.