Fitbit Alta vs Garmin HRM-Run

Fitbit Alta Garmin HRM-Run
Model Fitbit

Basic Info

Suggested Price 129.95 99.99
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Release Mar 2016 Nov 2016


BestBuy Rating 4.5 5


Top Features
  • Keep track of daily activity levels
    Measures steps taken, distance traveled and calories burned.
  • Easy viewing in low-light conditions
    Backlit OLED display.
  • Adjustable strap
    Fits comfortably on most wrists from 6.7″ to 8.1″ in circumference.
  • Syncs to select Apple, Android and Windows devices
    Such as iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and cell phones and tablets with Android or Windows for simple wireless communication.
  • Waterproof design
    So you don’t have to worry if you wear it in the shower or get caught in the rain.
  • Apple, the Apple logo and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
  • iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries
  • Measures heart rate and advanced heart rate features
    To help you manage your fitness goals.
  • Provides advanced running metrics
    Measures Cadence, Vertical oscillation, Ground contact time, Ground contact time balance; Stride length and Vertical ratio.
  • Forwards data to compatible devices
    Gathers the statistics of your running dynamics metrics.
  • Compatible with select models
    Compatible with Garmin smart watches: fēnix® 2 Special Edition; D2™ Bravo; epix™; fēnix® 3; fēnix® 3 HR; fēnix® 3 Sapphire; Forerunner®; tactix® Bravo.
  • Water-resistant design
    Provides protection in open water swims and triathlon competition with pool swim.
  • Soft size adjustment fabric strap
    Adapts to your body shape, so you can comfortably wear the sensor while you work out.

All Features

Mobile Notifications Yes
Minimum Wrist Size 6.7 inches
Touch Screen Yes
Clock Display Yes
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 Year 1 Year
Wireless Syncing Yes
Color Teal Black
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Multi-Sport Tracking Yes
Display Type Other None
Maximum Wrist Size 8.1 inches
Maximum Depth Of Water Resistance 33.9 feet 164 feet
Sensors Accelerometer
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 Year 1 Year
Color Category Green Black
Product Name Alta Activity Tracker (Large) HRM-Run™ Heart Rate Monitor
Size Large
Model Number FB406TEL 010-10997-12
Body Metrics Measured Calories burned
Brand Fitbit Garmin
Mobile Operating System Compatibility Android
GPS Enabled No
Wearing Style Wrist
Parts 1 Year 1 Year
Labor 1 Year 1 Year
Battery Size Cell
Interface(s) Wireless
Attachment Style Strap
Mode(s) Run

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