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Fitbit Surge Review and Price Compare

The Fitbit Surge is the company’s most expensive and most advanced model with $249 price tag. It is dubbed as the “Fitness Super Watch”. The device offers GPS, continuous wrist-based heart rate, all-day fitness tracking, and smartwatch functionality.

Fitbit Surge Design

Fitbit Surge Review

The Fitbit Surge has a wider and deeper screen than the Force or the Charge. It is available in three sizes. The device is made of flexible elastomer material while the buckle is made of a surgical-grade stainless steel.

The Surge has 0.82 x 0.96 inches touchscreen monochrome display but no further information about the resolution. The device also come with a backlight for low-light visibility.

Fitbit Surge Features

Fitbit Surge features Built-In GPS. Users will be able to see distance, pace and elevation climbed & review routes and split times.

The new feature on the Surge is the PurePulse Heart Rate. This feature allows users to get continuous, automatic, wrist-based heart rate and simplified heart rate zones.

The PurePulse optical heart-rate technology LED lights to detect blood volume changes when your heart beats, right on your wrist and applies Fitbit’s algorithms to deliver heart rate tracking 24/7.

Fitbit claims that the PurePulse helps users to get accurate calorie burn for more activities – during exercise and everyday activities like walking, running, biking, lifting weights, spinning, skiing, yoga, Pilates and more. The PurePulse also helps users to maximise training with fat burning, cardio and peak heart rate zones. It also helps users to maintain workout intensity by reaching their target heart rate and optimize health through heart-rate trends and resting heart rate, an important measure of overall heart health and cardiovascular fitness.

The Surge allows users to track workouts & view workout summaries; plus all day activities including steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed and active minutes. Users will also be able to monitor their sleep automatically and wake with a silent alarm. The device also allows users to see call and text notifications on the touchscreen display. The last great feature of the Surge is it syncs stats wirelessly and automatically to your computer and over 120 leading smartphones.

Compatible Devices

The Surge allows users to syncs stats wirelessly and automatically to your computer and over 120 leading smartphones. The company said that the Surge is compatible with all leading Android devices. Some of the compatible devices are the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 models, plus iPads from the third generation onwards.

Fitbit also has an app that can be used on smartphones running on iOS, Android, and Windows phones. Surge pairs up with 120+ iOS, Windows, and Android smartphones, and wirelessly with tablets and computers through Bluetooth. Fitbit also has an app that can be used on smartphones running on iOS, Android, and Windows phones. The device gathers information and displays most of it on the screen. The app syncs that data to the preferred device and displays it in a more detailed and interactive way. With the aid of the app, users can log their daily food intake by simply saying it in to the phone. The GPS-enabled device also lets users map routes on their smartphones and display it on Surge’s screen.

Fitbit Surge Specs

Fitbit Surge has many great specs like various sensors and components such as GPS-tracking components, a heart-rate monitor sensor, 3axis accelerometers, a digital compass, an Altimeter, and a 3-axis gyroscope.

The Surge has a Lithium-polymer battery charges with a USB cable. The battery has up to seven days battery life, allowing users to track an entire week with just one charge. The recommended charging time for the device is one to two hours.

Fitbit Surge UK Price And Availability

Fitbit has just announced UK availability for the Surge on its web store. The device should be shipped in the UK around the first week of February.

The Fitbit Surge is priced at £199.99 or US$249. The device will be available in black, blue and tangerine and is being shipped to North America.

The Fitbit Surge can be bought online on Fitbit official site and will be available at top retail stores by the end of this month. The device will be available in small, large and extra-large sizes but the extra-large size will be available only through Fitbit official site

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