The Fitbit Versa is a smartwatch compatible with iOS and Android and includes real-time heart-rate monitor, steps, sleep, and calories. It has a touchscreen display but lacks always-on display capability. It has an on-screen battery indicator, phone notifications and vibration alerts. It includes inactivity alerts that remind you to move if you are sitting for a long time, can control playback of music stored on your smartphone and can control playback of music stored on your watch. The manufacturer offers changeable straps. It has weather at-wrist feature and WiFi. Although Fitbit ionic comes with limited pre-loaded apps: Pandora, Strava, Fitbit Coach, Weather, Deezer, Starbucks and Relax (for guided breathing sessions), they have increased their apps to include NYTimes, Philip Hue Lights, Switchr, Barcodes, 2048, Yelp, and more, with Pandora you have to pay for the upgraded version to use it as you need a paid subscription to Pandora and a Wi-Fi connection to download stations, has 500 watch faces, has female health tracking, Versa doesn't have built-in GPS, its connected GPS feature works with the GPS sensors on your nearby phone to give you real-time pace and distance information as well as a map of your route, the Versa is missing both NFC payments and Fitbit Pay which are only available on the Special Edition for which you'll have to pay extra. It has multi-sport tracking features: running, biking, swimming, weights, interval workout, workout, tennis, bootcamp, stairclimber, elliptical, walking, yoga, spinning, golf, hiking. martial arts, circuit training, and treadmill. Its dimensions are 1.5 x 1.9 x 0.5 inches (LxWxD) and it weighs 1.3 ounces.
Standalone GPSStandalone GPS means you connect to GPS from your watch without bringing your phone with you.
DiameterThe diameter of the case, measured to nearest tenth of an inch.
Display sizeSize of the active screen, to the nearest tenth of an inch.
WeightWeight of watch in ounces.
ThicknessThickness of the watch measured to the nearest tenth of an inch.
Case materialPrimary material used to manufacture the case, excluding the display.
Crystal typeThe material used to protect the display. Often it’s made of a mineral such as sapphire or quartz, or other materials such as glass or plastic.
Gorilla Glass 3
Depth and duration
Depth and durationHow resistant the watch is to submersion in water, as tested by subjecting the device to a water pressure equivalent to the depth the manufacturer claims the smartwatch can withstand.
164 feet for 10 minutes
Heart-rate monitorIndicates what type of heart-rate monitor is used, if at all. The two main types are active and stationary. Stationary heart-rate monitors measure your pulse only at intervals you choose, mostly at rest. Active heart-rate monitors measure your pulse continuously, or automatically at variable intervals.
Phone compatibilityIndicates which phones, either specific models or the operating system they use that works with the watch.
iOS and Android
Battery lifeClaimed number days, often a range, manufacturer says the watch will function on a charge.
Touch screenIndicates whether the watch can be controlled by touching its display.
Display typeTechnology used by the display, such as OLED, AMOLED, Super AMOLED, LCD, or e-paper.
NFCA short-range wireless technology that triggers a transaction between the watch and another device, usually by bumping them together. On smartwatches, it’s most often used to initiate the pairing sequence with a new phone or tablet to authorize payments at a retailer’s pay terminal.
WiFiA long-range wireless communication technology that enables a smartwatch to pair with a smartphone and with other devices within a home network or remote location via the Internet.
CellularHas the ability to connect to a cellular network without a smartphone.
Standalone musicStandalone music means you connect to your headphones from your watch without bringing your phone with you.