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Fitbit Alta HR is a fitness band that is capable of tracking your different activities and just like the other fitbit products it helps you live a healthier life. Unlike the previous version, the Alta HR has a heart rate sensor. It was released in August, 2017 and runs fitbit proprietary OS.

fitbit alta hr full specifications

Fitbit Alta HR Full Specifications

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameFitbit Altra Hr
Device typeFitness band
PredessesorFitbit alta
Successor--
Released dateAugust, 2017
Ideal forGreat for both men and women

DISPLAY

Display typeOLED
Display size1.4 inch
Screen resolution126 x 36 pixel
Color density--
Input typeTap sensitive
Multi-touch--

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curved
Dimension38 * 18.3 11.8 mm
Weight23 grams
Casing materialStainless steel
Strap materialElastomer
Bezel Material--
Band size5.5 - 9.3 inches (different sizes)
Screen protection--
Water resistantSplashproof only
Color(s)Black and other colors

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage
Memory card slot--

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.0
Wi-Fi--
NFCNo
GPSNo

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology--
SIM slotNo
Band--

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
Weather forecastYes
Facebook notifacationYes
Twitter notificationYes
Whatsapp notificationYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
Distance coveredYes
Steps climbedYes
Calories burntYes
Sedentary reminderYes
Hiking --
Calories ConsumptionYes

MEDIA

Audio--
Bluetooth audioNo
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

Pedometer--
AccelerometerYes
Vibration motor--
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
Barometer--
Gyroscope --
Ambient light--

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Fitbits OS
Chipset
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of battery Lithium polymer
Battery capacity
Battery lifeStandby :8days+ , Mixed usage: 3day+
ChargingUSB based charging dock
Charging timeAbout 2 hours

MISC

Payment system--
Compatibility Andriod 4.4 or later and IOS 4s or later

Check supported devices
Companion appFitbit App
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes, (different sizes)
Voice command--

BOX CONTENTS

Fitbit Alta Hr
Strap
USB charging cable
User manual

Fitbit Alta HR Features

Design

Fitbit Alta HR has a sleek and elegant design that makes it perfect as a fitness band as well as a casual wear. The screen size is 1.4 inch powered by OLED display which gives it a rich color display. It is not touch-screen, however its tap sensitive. You wake up the screen simply by tapping the OLED screen sharply twice at the rear end just before the strap.

The body of the Alta HR has quite a lot of quality built into it. The case is built with durable stainless steel material while the strap which is interchangeable is made of elastomer a popular material in the wearable industry. The Alta Hr is light weight that you barely notice that you are putting it on, it weighs only 23grams.

Another great thing about the Alta hr is that you can customize the watch face by choosing from a list of different watch faces that comes preinstalled to make the device your own.

Battery

The battery life of the Alta HR is great, it features a lithium polymer battery which on standby will about 10 days+ while on mixed average usage you should expect a battery life of about 6days+. This is great allowing you go long on a single charge.

The battery can be charge via a USB cable that comes with the device, simply plug the USB end preferably to a computer or any other low-energy source, its not recommended to use a power pack to charge the Alta HR.

Water Resistance/Protection

Alta HR is dust and water resistance. It is splash-proof, it can be worn under rain, in the shower, but it can’t be worn to the pool or ocean as this will damage the device. It is recommended that you dry up the device after getting it wet in other to get the best feel.

Activity/Fitness tracking

The Alta HR was built with fitness tracking at the forefront, it comes with quiet a handful of sensors built-in such as 3-axis accelerometer, vibration motor and optical heart rate monitor. The device is capable of automatically recognizing select activities, help you monitor overall cardio fitness level overtime and even more other fitness tracking features such as;

  • It has the sedentary feature that reminds you to work when you sit for too long.
  • It can track different sleep stages .
  • It tracks distance covered, steps, calories burnt and active minutes.
  • The optical heart rate sensor tracks your heart rate and a simplified heart rate zone.

Notifications & Application

The Alta Hr also has the capabilities to notify when there is a notification on your phone once it is nearby. To see the notifications simply tap the screen. Notifications includes;

  • Incoming calls alert:
  • Event reminder: It updates you on your scheduled events..
  • SMS: it notifies you when there is a new message.
  • E-mail: it notifies you when there is a new mail message.
  • Info push: It also notifies you when there are notifications from third-party applications on your phone such as Facebook and Twitter.

The Fitbits Alta HR is compatible with various android, IOS and windows devices. You can check to see if your smartphone is compatible with the Alta HR via Fitbit compatible devices page.

The Pros

  • It is sleek and elegant in design.
  • Its built for durability with durable materials..
  • It has lots of fitness tracking features that helps you stay fit and healthy.
  • The Straps are customizable.
  • Watch face can be customized.
  • It has a long battery life.
  • It is light weight.
  • It has a heart rate monitor.

Cons

  • It doesn’t have a GPS.
  • No loudspeaker.
  • Its not touchscreen.
  • Its not swim-proof.

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