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Fitbit ionic is a fitness smartwatch that is capable of doing even more than previous versions , an upgrade from Fitbit blaze. It was released in august 2017 and runs on the Fitbit OS. It is the first true smartwatch from Fitbit which compares favorably with other high-end smartwatches.

fitbit ionic specs

Fitbit Ionic Full Specifications

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Features:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameFitbit Ionic
Device typeFitness smartwatch
PredessesorFitbit Blaze
SuccessorFitbit Versa
Released dateAugust, 2017
Ideal forGreat for both men and women

DISPLAY

Display typeLCD
Display size1.42 inch
Screen resolution348 * 250 pixel
Color density306 ppi
Input typeToucscreen and 3 buttons
Multi-touch--

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curved
Dimension38 x 12 mm
Weight30 grams
Casing materialStainless steel
Strap materialElastomer
Bezel Material--
Band size140-236 mm (length)
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass
Water resistantYes, 5ATM
Color(s)Gray, black

MEMORY

RAM--
Internal storage4GB (2.5GB available)
Memory card slot--

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.0
Wi-FiYes
NFCYes
GPSYes, GLONASS

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 Yes
Calories ConsumptionYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Bluetooth audioYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

Accelerometer Yes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
AltimeterYes
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Fitbits OS
ChipsetTZ1201XBG
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of battery Lithium polymer
Battery capacity --
Battery lifeStandby :8days+ , Mixed usage: 4 days+
ChargingUSB based charging dock
Charging timeAbout 2 hours

MISC

Payment systemFitbit Pay
Compatibility Andriod, IOS

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

BOX CONTENTS

Fitbit Ionic
Strap
USB charging cable
User manual

Fitbit Ionic Features

Design

The Fitbit ionic design is quiet similar to the Fitbit blaze, but different in having more features, a more stylish and elegant design that adds to its class. The screen size is only 1.4inch powered by LCD display with a high resolution of 348 * 250pixel resolution which adds to the quality of the display.

The body is built for durability, the casing is an aluminum material that adds to the elegant design, while the strap is made of elastomer material which is also very durable and mostly used in making straps of smartwatches and other bands. There is a small as well a large wrist strap depending on your size and choice. The straps can be changed, this makes customizing the device to your preferences very easy.

The Fitbit ionic weighs only 30 grams which is light, you will barely know you wearing it on your wrist. It is touchscreen and comes with three buttons which aid in the accessibility of the device.

Media

Fitbit ionic is also a great media companion, it comes with a 2.5GB internal storage available for the storage of your files such as music, videos, photos, you can enjoy this with a Bluetooth enabled earbud which can serve as a great companion while working out or in the office.

Battery

The Fitbit ionic battery is quiet very great and meets our expectation. The battery on the ionic like most other fitbit smartwatches is lithium polymer which can last about 7 days on standby while on mixed average usage you should expect it to last about 3days+, however with the in-built GPS functionality on, the battery can last only about 1day+.

Water Resistance/Protection

Fitbit ionic is water resistant up to 50 meters, you can wear it while swimming, under rain, in the shower, but like every other electronic device it is recommended that you get it dried up once not in contact with water. It also recommended that you don’t subject the device to high pressure such as diving, or wearing it to hot tub.

Beside this, the screen is made of a corning gorilla glass protection which makes the screen scratch resistant.

Activity/Fitness tracking

The Fitbit ionic is capable of tracking quiet a huge list of fitness activities. It comes with great sensors which aid very well in tracking your daily activities. This include;

  • Its capable of tracking steps climbed.
  • It also tracks calories burnt after a workout.
  • The heart rate monitor sensor monitors your heart rate and can analyze general health of the heart plus real time heart rate zone.
  • It is capable of tracking your sleep.
  • It is also capable of reminding you of sedentary periods and encourages you to walk.

Beside this, the ionic also support your work out sessions with the Fitbit coach which serves as a WOD assistant to help you reach more goals.

Notifications & Application

The Fitbit ionic serves very well in notifying you with updates from your phone. The device is capable of updating you with incoming calls, missed calls, weather forecast, calendar reminder and info push notifications from third party apps such as facebook, twitter and other apps on your phone.

Beside this, the companion app for the Fitbit ionic is the Fitbit app which has seen subsequent upgrades and functions added to make it a more better and complete app.

The Pros

  • Great display that’s easily visible outdoors.
  • Its water resistant up to 50 meters.
  • A comprehensive choice for fitness tracking.
  • Sleek and elegant design.
  • Customizable straps and watch face.
  • There’s NFC onboard.
  • Impressive battery life.

The Cons

  • It doesn’t have a loudspeaker neither microphone.

Editor’s Ratings

Fitbit ionic no doubt is a great smartwatch that you will definitely want to get your hands on, the design makes it suitable for casual, sporty events as well as official outings.It is build with durable materials, water resistant and also loaded with a huge list of fitness tracking features.

Here is our honest rating on Fitbit ionic,

Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Features:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

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