Fitbit Ionic vs Versa 2 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
DisplayYou'll get a display with both devices. Here, both Wearable have an integrated color display. In both cases, there is a touch display. The Fitbit Ionic has a bigger display with 1,40 ". The diameter of the Versa 2 counts 1,39 ". The always-on display is only featured with the Versa 2.
WaterproofBoth, the Ionic, as well as the Versa 2 are waterproof, and have no further difference in this feature. Both Wearable can be used under water in depths of up to 50 m. The two devices can even track and record your swimming lanes.
BatteryThe battery of both products lasts the same with 5 days. With active GPS, the battery of the Fitbit Ionic lasts 10,0 hours. Both devices take 2,0 hours to be fully charged.
GPSAn integrated GPS of the Wearable is in this case only available with the Fitbit Ionic. GLONASS is only supported with the Ionic. With the Fitbit Versa 2 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 Fitbit Ionic and the Fitbit Versa 2, 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 devices come with the feature of tracking and recording how many floors you've walked. Generally, this means that the altitude differences get calculated and presented to you. Unfortunately, in many cases these numbers can be rather inaccurate.
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 2 you also have the option to send QuickReplies with the device. With the help of an integrated microphone, the Versa 2 enables you to reply with voice recordings.
Both devices allow you to install apps, which gives you more freedom and possibilities in the usage of your fitness watch. The interface, or the dial of your watch, can be changed with both, the Fitbit Ionic , and the Fitbit Versa 2.
One minor advantage that the Fitbit Versa 2 has is that it offers Amazon (Alexa) voice control.the Fitbit Ionic doesn't have this feature.
The feature of being led through your training while you're working the machine is offered with the the Fitbit Ionic and the Fitbit Versa 2.
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 Fitbit Ionic and the Fitbit Versa 2 both offer this useful feature. Both products use Fitbit Pay.