ticwatch c2 vs mi band 3 vs fitbit charge 3

Ticwatch C2 vs Fitbit Charge 3 vs Mi Band 3 Compared

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The battle to dominate the smartwatch market is raging, so we dare to compare the new Mobvoi’s Ticwatch C2 vs Xiaomi’s Mi Band 3 vs Fitbit’s Charge 3 specs and features head to head. What are the differences, which is a better choice?

Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3 Specs Compared

 Ticwatch C2Mi Band 3Charge 3
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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameTicwatch C2Mi Band 3Fitbit Charge 3
Device typeClassic/Fitness smartwatchFitness smartwatchFitness smartwatch
PredessesorTicwatch 2Xiaomi MI Band 2Fitbit Charge 2
Successor------
Released dateDecember, 201831 May, 2018August, 2018
Ideal forMen and womenBest for women, also great for menGreat for both men and women

DISPLAY

Display typeAMOLEDOLEDOLED
Display size1.3 inches0.78 inch1.57 inch
Screen resolution360 x 360 pixel128 * 80 pixel--
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Input typeTouchscreen plus Tickle strip buttonTouch screen,
touchkey
Touchscreen plus inductive button
Multi-touch------

BODY

ShapeCircular/curvedRectangular/CurvedRectangular/Curved
Dimension42.83 x 42.83 x 13.10 mm (20mm)

42.83 x 42.83 x 12.80 mm (18mm)
17.9×46.9×12mm38 * 18.3 11.8 mm
Weight20 grams30 grams
Casing materialStainless steelABS/aluminumAluminum
Strap/band materialGenuine interchangeable
leather 20mm

Genuine interchangeable leather 18mm
TPEPolyester
Bezel Material
Band size20 mm and 18 mm20mm5.5 - 8-7 inch (different sizes)
Screen protectionSapphire glass--Corning Gorilla glass
Water resistantYes, IP68Yes, IP67Yes, 5ATM
Swim-proofNot recommendedNot recommendedYes
Color(s)Black and platinum 20mm
Rose-gold 18mm
BlackBlack, white, rose-gold

MEMORY

RAM512----
Internal storage4 GB----
Memory card slot------

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth smart v4.1 LEBluetooth smart v4.2 LEBluetooth v4.0 LE
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/nNo--
NFCYesYesYes (special editor)
GPSYes, GPS/GLONASS--No, (connected GPS)

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

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SIM slotNoNoNo
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NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYesYesYes
SMS alertYesYesYes
Calls alertYesYesYes
Event reminderYesYesYes
Weather forecastYesYesYes
Facebook notifacationYesYesYes
Twitter notificationYesYesYes
Whatsapp notificationYesYesYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep trackingYesYesYes
Heart rate monitoringYesYesYes
Distance coveredYesYesYes
Steps climbedYesYesYes
Calories burntYesYesYes
Calories ConsumptionYesYesYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4----
Bluetooth musicYes----
RadioNoNoNo
LoudspeakerYesNoNo
MicrophoneYesYesNo
CameraNoNoNo

SENSORS

PedometerYesYesYes
AccelerometerYesYesYes
Magnetometer ------
Heart rate monitor (HRM)YesYesYes
Barometer------
Gyroscope YesYesYes
Ambient lightYesYesYes
Other sensors------

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Wear OS by GoogleProprietary OSFitbits OS
Chipset------
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100----
GPU------

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ionLithium-polymerLithium-polymer
Battery capacity 400mAh110mAh--
Battery lifeStandby :3 day + , Mixed usage: 1 - 2 daysStandby :15days+ , Mixed usage: 10days+Standby :6days+ , Mixed usage: 3day+
ChargingInductive charging magnetUSB wireless based chargingUSB based charging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 1-2 hoursAbout 2 hours

MISC

Payment systemGoogle PayAli PayFitbit Pay (special edition)
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later.
iOS 9.3 or later.
Andriod 4.4 and above,
IOS 8.0 and above
Andriod, IOS

Check supported devices
Companion appMobvoi appMiFit appFitbit App
Customizable watch faceYesYesYes
Interchangeable band YesYes, 20mmYes, (different sizes)
Voice commandYesNoNo

BOX CONTENTS

Ticwatch C2Mi Band 3Fitbit Charge 3
StrapStrapStrap
Magnetic charging dockUSB chargerUSB charging cable
Quick starter guildUser manualUser manual

What are The Differences?

Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3 Features compared
  1. Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3: Design
  2. Ticwatch C2 comes in a classic design, whereas the Charge 3 and Mi band 3 both have a sporty design that makes the two more suitable as a fitness/sport wear.

    The Ticwatch C2 casing is made of stainless steel while Mi band 3 is covered with a polycarbonate material, and the Charge 3 casing is made of aluminum contributing to it's lightweight.

    Although, the Mi Band 3 has the least weight amongst the three, you will barely notice you are putting it on. Further making the Band 3 and Charge 3 more comfortable wear for sport activities.

  3. Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Connectivity
  4. Ticwatch C2 has an inbuilt GPS, meaning easier tracking of outdoor activities. In addition there Wi-Fi and an NFC chip.

    Whereas Mi band 3 does not have GPS built-in, although comes with a higher version of Bluetooth meaning faster connections and NFC chip that supports Alipay.

    Fitbit Charge 3 has NFC in the special edition and relies on a connected GPS for outdoor activity tracking.

  5. <Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Water Resistance
  6. Fitbit charge 3 is rated 5ATM while Ticwatch C2 Is rated IP68 and Mi Band 3 rated IP67. As such Fitbit charge 3 is the best choice when it comes to tracking your swimming activities, while the later two are water-proof but only up to 1.5 meters deep in water.

  7. Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Battery
  8. Mi band 3 has the longest battery life, perhaps due to its fewer features, Fitbit charge 3 comes second in terms of long battery life while Ticwatch C2 comes third, this maybe attributed to the Qualcomm snapdragon 2100 chip which is considered outdated and takes its toll on the battery thereby reducing it's efficiency.

    However give and take, the C2 battery on average usage can go a full day or more.

  9. Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Media
  10. Ticwatch C2 has an edge over Mi band 3 and Fitbit charge 3 when it comes to media features, it comes with about 4GB internal storage space for onboard music storage. An interesting feature that lets you listen to your favorite tracks while on the go.

    Another major difference, is that the C2 has a loudspeaker and microphone built-in, interesting features that allow you to play media files directly from the device and also use the microphone feature to answer calls or perhaps issue voice commands via the much improved Google assistant

  11. Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Operating system
  12. Both Mi band 3 and Fitbit charge 3 run on their respective proprietary OS, whereas Ticwatch C2 runs on Google wear OS 2.1 which got redesign off recent and has some quiet new features you will find very helpful, like the new notification stream that lets you see more notifications at a glance.

    Ticwatch C2 vs Mi band 3 vs Fitbit Charge 3:Which is Better?

    All of these three smartwatches offer great value for your money, however Ticwatch C2 has more features and as such is a more comprehensive smartwatch with both smartwatch and fitness functions. The C2 will be suitable for casual, official and even sporty events.

    Mi band 3 and Fitbit charge 3 are best suitable for sporty events, Charge 3 will also look great for casual and official outings, but if you want a cheap fitness tracker with long battery life that lets you track your active life then Mi band 3 is a great choice.

    Although, the Charge 3 is a more comprehensive fitness tracker, going by the fact that it is rated 5ATM which enables it track your swimming activities.

    The only downside to this that there is no GPS, however you can connect to a nearby GPS sensor.

    Our Pick

    We think the Ticwatch C2 is the most comprehensive in terms of functions, features and the fact that it runs Google wear OS which is a major deciding factor and great advantage that let define your personality effortlessly.

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