Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch

Editor rating

4.8/5 on 02/05/2015

User's rating

226 reviews

PROS

  • Heart Rate Monitor included
  • Altimeter / Stairs Tracking
  • Notifications / Caller ID
  • Battery Life is very good
  • Quality seems

CONS

  • Alarms still needs to be set in the Fitbit App
  • No Stopwatch
  • No tracking for cycling

VERDICT

It is no wonder that the Fitbit Surge is the bestselling runners watch on Amazon.com. This super smart watch will track all your fitness workouts and give you all necessary data from the heart rate monitor and GPS tracker in a stylish robust design.

Fitness Super Watch

Train smarter and go farther with Surge—a sleek, fitness super watch designed to help you reach your peak performance. With built-in GPS, multisport functionality, and automatic, continuous heart rate, Surge delivers the stats you need to measure your effort and maximize your training time. Add activity tracking, automatic sleep detection, music control, and text and call notifications, and you have everything you need to stay connected, motivated and in the zone—no matter what goal you’re working toward.

  • Built-In GPS
  • PurePulse Heart Rate
  • Multi-Sport
  • Activity Tracking
  • Smart Notifications
  • Auto Sleep + Silent Alarm

 

Smartwatches are intelligent extensions of your smartphone, but the require that you have your cell phone on you. Activity and fitness trackers require no cell phones, but lack a number of features. Fitbit Surge combines their strengths and is the right solution for you, that wants it all.

When running, this watch is an efficient training buddy. The build-in GPS gives you accurate information on where and how far you have run, the heart rate monitor provides easy control over intensity, and the screen tells you when it is time to stop.

When you get home to your cell phone, the Fitbit Surge becomes a smartwatch. It will tell you who is calling , texts or mails you, it can control the music in your headphones and wake you up with light vibrations, when your power nap is done – All the features and functionality that a real smart watch must give you.

 

Facts about the Fitbit Surge

  • Combined smartwatch and advanced fitness tracker
  • PurePulse™-sensor measures your heart rate by using LED sensors on your wrist and analyses the reflection
  • Build-in GPS – tracks and stores you locations and activities automatically
  • Answer/end phone calls and read incoming messages via the touch screen
  • Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity
  • Backlit Monocrome LCD screen
  • Tracks steps, calories, distances and active minutes. Monitors heart rate, sleep hours and sleep quality – syncronized wireless to your phone
  • MEMS 3D accelerometer for all measuring of calories, distances, steps and sleep
  • Vibrator for silent alarms
  • Waterproof (up to 6 feet / 5 meters)
  • Wristband in stretching elastomer rubber for optimal fit
  • Surgical Steel Lock
  • Automatic syncronization with PC, Mac and smartphones
  • BatteryLife Time: up t0 7 days
  • Charge Time: 1-2 hours
  • Two size options:
    • Small, 14-17 cm
    • Large, 16-20 cm
  • Box contains:
    • Fitbit Surge smartwatch
    • Wireless synkronization dongle for PC / Mac (USB)
    • USB-Charger
    • Free membership on www.fitbit.com
    • Access to free apps on iPhone and Android