Amazfit GTS 2 vs Fitbit Versa Special Edition - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Release DateThere are 2 years time between the releases of both products. The Amazfit GTS 2 was first released in 2020. Consequently, the Fitbit Versa Special Edition from 2018 is older.
DisplayYou'll get a display with both devices. Here, both Wearable have an integrated color display. In both cases, there is a touch display. You only get an always-on display with the GTS 2.
WaterproofBoth, the GTS 2, as well as the Versa Special Edition are waterproof, and have no further difference in this feature. Both Wearable can be used under water in depths of up to 50 m.
BatteryThe Amazfit GTS 2 sports a longer battery runtime with 7 days. the Fitbit Versa Special Edition battery lasts merely for 4 days. Both devices take 2,0 hours to be fully charged.
GPSAn integrated GPS of the Wearable is in this case only available with the Amazfit GTS 2. GLONASS is only supported with the GTS 2. With the Fitbit Versa Special Edition you have the possibility to use Connected GPS. The GPS data are extracted from your phone, which you will have to carry with you. Compared to the integrated GPS, the Connected GPS is less accurate as your phone may lose its signal from time to time.
Heart Rate Monitor
A fitness watch without a heart rate monitor is basically useless and not advisable to buy. That's because your heart rate is one of the key elements of different calculations. For example, many devices without a heart rate monitor claim to count your calories burned too. That number will hardly be right without having access to your heart rate.
Comparing the Amazfit GTS 2 and the Fitbit Versa Special Edition, both devices offer the heart rate monitor function and score in our books. On top of that, both will monitor your heart rate 24/7. Some devices only do that when you press a button, which is practically speaking rather useless.
Both Wearable offer you the possibility to record your sleep time. On top of that, they also allow you to do a sleep analysis.
Being able to change your fitness watch band is a great advantage. You'll only have to worry about the color of the device itself, and not the color or material of its accompanying watch band. For pretty much every device, you can get cheap watch bands that will fit your device. You can make use of this advantage with both devices of this comparison.
Getting call, text, or other notifications is a feature that both tools have. Often times, this feature is only possible with an Android device. iOS user can be left behind on this. With the Versa Special Edition you also have the option to send QuickReplies with the device.
The interface, or the dial of your watch, can be changed with both, the Amazfit GTS 2 , and the Fitbit Versa Special Edition.
Amazon (Alexa) voice control is supported with the Amazfit GTS 2, which is a comparitively small bonus that the Fitbit Versa Special Edition doesn't offer.
Being led through your workout by your device is only supported with the Fitbit Versa Special Edition. That's a difference to the Amazfit GTS 2, where this feature is not supported.
Contactless payment is a highly useful and more in demand than ever technology. Many Wearable already offer it. Being able to do this from your wrist is even more convenient than using your smartphone or a credit card. the Amazfit GTS 2 and the Fitbit Versa Special Edition both offer this useful feature. With the GTS 2, Alipay is being used. The GTS 2 works with Fitbit Pay. The provider Alipay is however only available in Asia. In Europe and the USA contactless payment cannot be used.