Fitbit Inspire HR vs Charge 3 Compared

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Just in case you’re low on budget, this comparison between the Fitbit Inspire HR vs Charge 3 specs and features will help you make a better choice.

With the release of the Inspire duo; the Inspire HR and Inspire, its well expected that it now stands as befitting alternative to the Charge 3 released about a year ago. Both are fitness-focused and well equipped to track your active life, but the Charge 3 is more equipped with altimeter, SpO2 sensor and NFC chip which the Inspire HR lacks, and that explains the huge difference in prices between this two.

Fitbit Inspire HR vs Charge 3 Specifications Compared

 
 
Product Info
Fitbit Inspire HR Specifications and features

Fitbit Inspire HR Specifications, Features and Price

Fitbit Charge 3 Specifications

Fitbit Charge 3 Specifications, Features and Price

Price $99.95 $111.00
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Fitbit Inspire HR Fitbit Charge 3
Device type Fitness smartband Fitness smartband
Gender Unisex Unisex
Release date March, 2019 August, 2018
Predecessor Fitbit Charge 2
Successor Fitbit Charge 4
Versions Fitbit Charge 3 (special edition)
BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 38 x 18.3 x 11.8 mm 38 x 18.3 x 11.8 mm
Weight 30 grams
Shape Rectangular Rectangular
Case material Plastic Resin Plastic Resin
Strap material Silicone Elastomer, Polyester
Bezel material Plastic Resin Plastic Resin
Strap size 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big) 140 – 180mm (small), 180 -220mm (big)
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes, recommended
Color Black, Lilac, White Black, Lavender, White
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.4 inches 1.57 inches
Display type OLED Monochromic, OLED
Display resolution 126 x 36 px
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 (connected GPS), No
NFC No (special edition), Yes
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 No Yes
Ambient light No
Barometer
Compass No
ECG No No
Gyroscope
HRM Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter No 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 Yes
VO2 Max Yes
Swim-tracking Yes 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: 5 days+, Standby: 8 days+ Regular: 7 days+, Standby:10 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 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 None Fitbit Pay
Interchangeable strap Yes Yes
Voice command No No
Find my phone Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Fitbit Inspire HR, Manual, Straps Charger, Fitbit Charge 3, Manual, Straps
Price $99.95 $111.00

Fitbit Inspire HR vs Charge 3: Which is Better?

Although quite more expensive, the Charge 3 is a more comprehensive smartwatch with NFC that supports Fitbit Pay. Its also a more comprehensive activity tracker with altimeter and SpO2 sensor, this enables it to count floors climbed as well as blood oxygen to help you see how well your body utilizes oxygen.

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