Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Tracker
The Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker is the most recent version of the Charge series of trackers that has several major advancements. This model has an interactive touchscreen with backlit display, a longer battery life, monitors female health, has guided breathing sessions, and is water resistant and swim proof to 50 meters. You can wear it while showering or swimming, which was not possible with other models. Comfortable, lightweight, and stylish, it will inspire a healthy lifestyle as the others do and track and monitor your activity progress. It has more than fifteen modes of exercise that can track giving you the stats for distance, pace, calories, heart rate, steps, foods eaten, and sleep quality. Get text, app, calendar, and call notifications from your smartphone. You can navigate everything directly on the screen for interactive operation. We discuss all of these features and more in our complete review below.
- Comfortable, lightweight, and stylish
- Records your quality of sleep in stages
- Inspires a healthy and active lifestyle
- Measures calories and monitors heart rate
- Gives personalized guidance and healthful insights
- Provides distance and pace
- Get text, app, calendar, and call notifications
- Track weight, foods consumed, and active minutes
- Monitor calories burned, distance, and steps taken
- Connect with friends and family
- Monitor female health
- Goals cannot be rearranged in the order that you want them
- Original face does not show the date
- Despite initial problems, Fitbit quickly addressed many complaints with updates that buyers like.
- There are options for different watch faces.
- Both digital and analog displays are available.
- Many buyers say that the Charge 3 has a long battery life.
- There are a variety of watch bands to suit different styles.
- The watch bands are easy to change out.
- The heart rate tracker works throughout the day, not just during set activities.
- There is a lot of useful and functional data offered through the app.
- The touch screen is scratch resistant.
- The GPS is more reliable than earlier generations of Fitbit.
- It is easy to navigate through menus.
- Alarms and notifications can be set to vibrate.
- Many reviewers say the battery charges quickly.
- Your phone does not need to be in the same room in order to get call and text alerts.
- Distance can be displayed in kilometers or miles.
- There are a range of activities to choose from for better tracking.
- The dashboard is intuitively designed.
- Most buyers are satisfied with the level of waterproofing.
- Some of the first buyers were very disappointed by software bugs and the changes Fitbit made from earlier generations of the Charge.
- There are complaints about watch face displays.
- Some buyers report that they have issues with the screen shutting off randomly.
- Some reviewers claim the step counter is inaccurate.
- Although rare, some complain that getting a secure connection to the charger can be tricky.
- Reviewers have had difficulty communicating with Fitbit customer service about issues with the Charge 3.
- Quality control issues have been a problem for a few buyers. Some say the device that they received would not turn on or stopped functioning within the first week.
- Syncing can be spotty and slow.
- The weather feature is not quick to sync.
- Fans of the Charge 2 have mixed reviews of the Charge 3.
- There can be a bit of a learning curve in using this model of Fitbit if you are used to other models.
- There are varied complaints about the touch screen. Some say it is difficult to activate while others claim it is too sensitive.
- A few reviewers would prefer the display font to be bigger for easier and faster reading.
-Will adjust to lighting conditions automatically
-Water resistant and swim proof to 50 meters
-Offered in five solid colors
-Notifies if you have been idle too long
-Features guided sessions of breathing
-More than fifteen modes of exercise it tracks
-Uses Challenges & Adventures to challenge others
-Tracks period health, fertility, and ovulation windows
-Navigate on the clock face for simple operation
-Battery lasts seven days without a charge