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 Full Specifications
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|Device name||Fitbit Ionic|
|Device type||Fitness smartwatch|
|Released date||August, 2017|
|Ideal for||Great for both men and women|
|Display size||1.42 inch|
|Screen resolution||348 * 250 pixel|
|Color density||306 ppi|
|Input type||Toucscreen and 3 buttons|
|Dimension||38 x 12 mm|
|Casing material||Stainless steel|
|Band size||140-236 mm (length)|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass|
|Water resistant||Yes, 5ATM|
|Internal storage||4GB (2.5GB available)|
|Memory card slot||--|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Fitbits OS|
|Type of battery||Lithium polymer|
|Battery life||Standby :8days+ , Mixed usage: 4 days+|
|Charging||USB based charging dock|
|Charging time||About 2 hours|
|Payment system||Fitbit Pay|
|Compatibility||Andriod, IOS |
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|Companion app||Fitbit App|
|Customizable watch face||Yes|
|Interchangeable band||Yes, (different sizes)|
|USB charging cable|
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Fitbit Ionic Features
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.
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.
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+.
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.
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;
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.
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,