Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity (Fitbit Flex) and Jawbone UP24 by Jawbone (Jawbone up24) are both famous in tracking steps, distance, food, weight,… that support users on their everyday work out and get their body fit. There are many information outside between these products that make people are difficult to make decisions. Why do not we just take a few minutes to see the comparison between the Fitbit Flex and Jawbone up 24 as below?
From the price, you can own a Fitbit Flex at around $94 while the Jawbone up24 is at least $125. The price of Jawbone product is higher up to $30. It is not much but enough to send the buyers hesitation.
From the design, the Jawbone up 24 provides total five colors for end users. They are Onyx, lime, navy blue, orange and pink. The Fitbit flex provides black, blue, slate and orange. The Jawbone up24 has three size of the wristband while the Fitbit flex has two. It seems the wristband of Jawbone up24 cannot make users happy than the Fitbit flex as they are the number one best seller in Wristbands. It is another features that makes Fitbit Flex is more noticeable is the lights. It has five dot lights to show users goal achievement daily while the jawbone up24 does not have.
Let us see what are the differences and the similarities of the product features.
- Additional features: they both have alarm clock, goal setting, online portal and reminder, report activities. In this one, the Jawbone up24 is in advance as it has two more outstanding features are barcode scanner and stopwatch.
- Tracking features: they are similar in tracking calories burned, steps, and distance, sleep quality and sleep time. Once again, the Fitbit Flex is at a disadvantage, as the product does not include exercise tagging, calories intake (nutrition) and tracking mood as the Jawbone up24. However, both product lacks of two important tracking features are heart rate and elevation.
- Battery is another concentration of users. The Fitbit flex does not include a battery in the new box. Moreover, the Fitbit Flex has five days battery life while the Jawbone up24 need up to a week to use it up.
- Compatibility: the Jawbone up24 can be used for only mobile device but the Fibit Flex can go with both computer and mobile device. Moreover, the Fitbit Flex is very easy to synchronize information between the tracker and devices. It has five stars of rating from reviewer while the Jawbone only gets three stars of rating.
In conclusion, although the price of Jawbone up24 is more expensive than the Fitbit, it totally has many more features than another does. If you have a large budget for a tracker, I would recommend for the Jawbone 24. In case of looking for a basic tracker or having smaller budget, you can choose the Fitbit Flex.