Fitbit’s mid-range fitness tracker, the Fitbit Charge 2 provides a variety of monitoring services for a moderate price. The Fitbit Charge 2 is a fitness wearable. You can change the bands to match your personal preferences or outfit choices. The flexible band is comfortable throughout the day but you can select a leather band for evening wear. It tracks your heart rate in addition to your steps, distance, calories, stairs climbed, hourly activity level and sleep. The information is visually observed on an OLED screen. The built in GPS tracker can be adjusted to different sports such as running, walking and cycling for distance tracking accuracy. It self-selects activities even if you forget to change the monitor so you get credit for yoga and weight training. The Fitbit Charge 2 connects to your smart phone and displays your information on graphs or maps if you use the GPS feature. The Fitbit Charge 2 wearable tracker displays incoming calls, texts and your calendar for all information in one convenient location. It also has a customizable clock face to display the current time. The battery life lasts up to 5 days when fully charged. It is water resistant, but not water proof so cannot be worn in the shower or while swimming.
- Heart rate display and acuracy
- Wearable with changeable bands
- Hourly reminders to move
- Guided breathing session for relaxation when your heart rate increases due to stress
- OLED displays information plus phone calls, texts and calendar
- Connects to your smart phone or computer
- Has to be charged frequently
- Not waterproof
- Band may be uncomfortable for some
Fitbit continues to impress with its fitness tracking devices. The Charge 2 is an upgrade from the original charge and is easier to re-charge, plus has more accuracy with various activities and heart rate. With the 1-year warranty and excellent customer service, the Fitbit Charge 2 earns 5 out of 5 stars.