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Fitbit Ionic Review

Fitbit gadgets are hard to ignore. But what if you get a chance to lay your hands on Fitbit smartwatch.

Smart Watches date Mar 11, 2019 MAD Team

MSRP $ 299.00
MSRP $ 299.00


  • Waterproof
  • Wrist mobile payments
  • Stunning battery pack
  • Compatible with iOS and Android both


  • Setting up wrist music is arduous task
  • Occasional lags
  • Unimpressive design
  • Expensive



The Fitbit Ionic is an agreeable fit on your wrist, and contrasted with a considerable measure of current smartwatches available in the market is especially light. It's a solid match for regular utilize as well, being agreeable to wear a console, which ought to urge you to wear it every day. It's waterproof and lets you clean up or even swimming without worrying about any damage. 

One hardware button sits on the left-hand side of the watch and other two of the right side, in comparable positions to those on the Fitbit Blaze and lets the user swipe around the watch's UI. Buttons are somewhat raised as well because it enables you to discover them all the more effortlessly when you're struggling around with the buttons while workout. In addition to it's a touchscreen, I found the buttons working well for UI interface also.


The watch is an ideal pick for outdoor workout sessions.

GPS addition further complements the worth of Fitbit Ionic


The display of  Fitbit Ionic is rectangular, dissimilar to the Apple Watch or most Android Wear watches. The full-color screen is significantly bigger and thin bezels make is more dashing. The resolution of the screen stands at 384 x 250. Surprisingly, it achieves 1000 nits, which is same as the Apple Watch 2 and lets you can see it even in brilliant daylight. Fitbit has also fixed GPS for better connectivity and sync.

If we talk about the agility of fitness trackers, the company has hand-picked smart features like fitness know-how to add more credibility to its new product. The watch is a perfect fit, in case you go out for some casual running or hit a hardcore gym, Ionic will serve you well. 

Apple is already offering LTE feature that is packed with Ionic and GPS by Garmin. Therefore, Ionic will be under direct line of fire from competitors like Apple Watch 3 and Garmin Forerunner 645. With so many fitness gadgets trying hard to make their mark in the wearable gadget market, Fitbit Ionic has to stand up to its reputation. 

On using it with limited usage, Fitbit Ionic's battery keeps on going for four to five days. In case you work out a great deal with the watch, its battery performance will take a significant hit, and particularly when the GPS is in use. As per Fitbit claim, Ionic goes on for 10 hours of consistent GPS use, which is almost similar to what your normal running watch offers. Last year, Fitbit's subscription coaching service came to light which promises to analyze your routine data in order to deliver a custom workouts plan for the user.

Pebble was another smartwatch maker which made its mark with features that no other fitness gadget offered at that time. The ingredients features like waterproof, on-screen display and power-packed battery earned the deserved name for ir. Fitbit acquired Pebble in the last quarter of 2016 and it turned out to be a wise decision from Fitbit’s end. If you were a fan of Pebble smartwatches, Ionic is the gadget for you to grab. You can spot similar quirky watch faces and apps that once reflected on Pebble’s product.

Final Verdict

The Fitbit Ionic is a classic wearable. It has some very significant features like strong battery life, Fitbit Pay, and built-in GPS. But few missing features make it more like a fitness tracker, rather than a smartwatch. The price bracket of Ionic is same as that of Android Wear and Tizen choices, which packs better design and enhanced features.

In case you are contented with the features of this watch, then your spending will be worth it.

Where to buy: MSRP $299.00

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