Fitbit Charge 3 vs Charge 2 Compared

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Featured in this comparison are; the Fitbit Charge 3 and its predecessor, the Charge 2. We compare the specs and features of these two so you the differences.

Fitbit Charge 3 vs Charge 2: Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info
Fitbit Charge 3 Specifications

Fitbit Charge 3 Specifications, Features and Price

Fitbit Charge 2 Specifications

Fitbit Charge 2 Specifications, Features and Price

Price $110.98 $160.00
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Fitbit Charge 3 Fitbit Charge 2
Device type Fitness smartband Fitness smartband
Gender Unisex Unisex
Release date August, 2018 August, 2016
Predecessor Fitbit Charge 2 Fitbit Charge
Successor Fitbit Charge 4 Fitbit Charge 3
Versions Fitbit Charge 3 (special edition)
BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 38 x 18.3 x 11.8 mm 42 x 22.86 x 12.7 mm
Weight 30 grams 36 grams
Shape Rectangular Rectangular
Case material Plastic Resin Aluminum
Strap material Elastomer, Polyester Elastomer, Polyester
Bezel material Plastic Resin Aluminum
Strap size 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big) 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big)
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Splash-proof
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes, recommended No
Color Black, Lavender, White Black, Blue, Teal
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.57 inches 1.5 inches
Display type Monochromic, OLED transflective
Display resolution
Pixel density
Always on No No
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Input type 1 Physical button, Touchscreen 1 Physical button, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Bluetooth calling No No
GPS (connected GPS), No No
NFC (special edition), Yes No
Wi-Fi No No
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM
ROM
Memory card slot No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None
SIM type None None
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio No No
Bluetooth music No No
Loudspeaker No No
Microphone No No
Camera No No
Radio No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Altimeter Yes Yes
Ambient light No Yes
Barometer
Compass
ECG No No
Gyroscope
HRM Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter Yes
Thermometer No No
Other sensors Vibration motor Vibration motor
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen Yes
Blood Pressure No -
Calories Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No
Fitness Level Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No
Menstrual cycle Yes No, Yes
VO2 Max Yes
Swim-tracking Yes
Swim-heart tracking No No
On-screen workout No No
Sport modes 15 15
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity
Battery life Regular: 7 days+, Standby:10 days+ Regular: 5 days+, Standby: 8 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 2hrs 2hrs
Solar power No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset
CPU
GPU
Operating system Fitbit OS Fitbit OS
MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Fitbit App Fitbit App
Compatibility Android, iOS Android, iOS
Payment system Fitbit Pay None
Interchangeable strap Yes Yes
Voice command No No
Find my phone Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Fitbit Charge 3, Manual, Straps Charger, Fitbit Charge 2, Manual, Straps
Price $110.98 $160.00

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