Function/FeatureBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
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Price$199 (now discontinued)$49$129 (Discontinued/Recalled)$99$55$149$99$99$59
Body PlacementWristWristWristWristWristWristWaist/Clip-onWaist/Clip-On (+Wrist strap available)Waist/Clip-on
Data Transfer TypeUSB & Bluetooth 2.1Bluetooth Smart/ANT+Bluetooth SmartBluetooth SmartBluetooth Smart & USBBluetooth & USBBluetooth SmartBluetooth SmartBluetooth Smart
Bluetooth to PhoneYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Has GPS built-inNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
WaterproofingShower, no swimming50 MetersNone/Splash-only10 Meters20 metersShower, No SwimmingNot reallyNot reallyNot really
Battery Life4-6 days1 Year7-10 days5 Days5-7 days3 Days7 days2 Weeks6 months
Battery TypeUSB RechargeableCR1632RechargeableRechargeableUSB RechargeableUSB RechargeableUSB RechargeableUSB RechargeableCR2025 coin cell
WatchBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Displays timeYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Has time alarmsNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoNo
Has smart sleep alarmsNo
NotificationsBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Smartphone NotificationsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
WorkoutsBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Workout guidance/coachingNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
DataBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Step CounterYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Stairs ClimbedNoNoYesNoNoNoYesTotal ascent, not stairsNo
Distance WalkedNoYesYesYesApp Only (Added in update)YesYesYesYes
Calories BurnedYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Sleep MetricsYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
24x7 HR MetricsNo
SensorsBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Skin TemperatureYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Heart RateYesYes (with HR Strap)NoNoYes (with HR Strap)NoNoYesNo
Optical Heart RateNo
Can re-broadcast Heart Rate dataNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Skin PerspirationYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Cycling SensorsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Action Camera ControlNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
SoftwareBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
Web ApplicationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PC ApplicationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
Mac ApplicationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
Phone AppsAndroid/iOSAndroid/iOSANDROID/IOS/WINDOWS PHONEANDROID/IOS/WINDOWS PHONEiOS/AndroidiOSANDROID/IOS/WINDOWS PHONEAndroid/iOSAndroid/iOS/Windows Phone
Ability to export/sync settings from computer/phoneYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PlatformBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
3rd parties can access data via APINoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Ability to export your data out of platformNoYesYes (paid option)Yes (paid option)YesMinimalYes (paid option)YesYes (paid option)
PurchaseBasis B1Garmin VivofitFitBit ForceFitBit FlexPolar LoopNike+ FuelbandFitbit OneWithings PulseFitbit Zip
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