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Fitbit Ionic Full Specifications and Features

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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

 Fitbit Ionic
fitbit ionic

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:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Price:
4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Average:
4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameFitbit Ionic
Device typeSport/Fitness smartwatch
PredessesorFitbit Blaze
Successor__
Released dateAugust, 2017
Ideal forUnisex

DISPLAY

Display typeLCD
Display size1.42 inch
Display resolution348 x 250 pixel
Pixel density306 ppi
Input typeTouchscreen
3 buttons
Always-onYes

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curved
Dimension38 x 45 x 12 mm
Weight30g
Casing materialAerospace-grade aluminium
Strap/band materialElastomer
Bezel MaterialAluminum
Strap size140 - 180 mm (small)
180 - 220 mm (large)
Screen protectionCorning Gorilla glass 3
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Charcoal/smoke grey
Blue/burnt orange
Blue-grey/silver

MEMORY

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

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.0 LE
Bluetooth callingNo
Wi-FiYes
NFCYes
GPSYes

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

TechnologyNo
SIMNo
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingYes
Swim trackingNo
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsNo
On-screen workout modesYes
Triathlon modeNo
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingNo

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Music streamingYes
Bluetooth musicYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerNo
MicrophoneNo
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassNo
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse Ox.No
ECGNo
ThermometerNo
Other sensors__

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)Fitbit OS
Chipset--
CPU--
GPU--

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable lithium polymer
Battery capacity --
Battery lifeMixed usage: up to 5 days
Charging typeUSB based charging dock
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid chargingNo

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control camera_
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes (android only)

MISC

Payment systemFitbit Pay
Compatibility Android, IOS

Check supported devices
Companion appFitbit App
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes
Voice commandNo

BOX CONTENTS

Fitbit Ionic
Strap (small and large)
Magnetic charging dock
Quick start guide
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Fitbit Ionic Features

  1. Design
  2. The Fitbit ionic design is quite similar to the Fitbit Blaze, but different at 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 supports touchscreen and comes with three buttons that aid in the accessibility of the device.

  3. Media
  4. 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.

  5. Battery
  6. The Fitbit ionic battery life is quite impressive can last about 5-7 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+.

  7. 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 and floors 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 an assistant to help you reach more goals.

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.

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