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Fitbit Charge 3

Fitbit Charge 3
alaScore 89

424 reviews

Mar, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 424 reviews of Fitbit Charge 3. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the comfort and battery. The design and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the software.

usability, price, design, battery, comfort


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Fitbit Charge 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Brenda Stolyar (

Fitbit Charge 3 review


Fitbit's latest wearable is part fitness tracker, part smartwatch. Building on the Fitbit Charge 2, the Charge 3 has a sleeker look and more capabilities, for $150. We take a closer look at what the Charge 3 has to offer once it's strapped to your wrist.

Lightweight case, stylish design ; Offers smartphone notifications ; Excellent battery life ; Touchscreen display ; Interchangeable watch straps

Not fully compatible with iOS ; No built-in GPS ; Touchscreen slightly unresponsive

The Fitbit Charge 3 is a comfortable and sleek fitness tracker, that also brings smartwatch notifications to your wrist and packs a battery that keeps the device going for almost a week. Its heart rate and in-depth fitness tracking capabilities make it...

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Scott Stein (

Fitbit Charge 3 review: great fitness, just enough watch


Fitbit's newest tracker does all the fitness things you want it to, but the Versa is still more fun.

The Charge 3 is affordable, lasts a solid week on a charge and can be worn while swimming. It has a larger touchscreen and added features include app notifications, weather, stopwatch and timers. Works with iOS and Android.

Limited watch faces, and you can't get new ones or apps like the Fitbit Versa can. Single haptic pressure-sensitive side button isn't customizable to start workouts. No music storage or remote playback. No GPS (but syncs with a phone's GPS to record...

Fitbit's improved general-fitness tracker does just about everything well, and covers most everyday needs, including phone notifications. But the Fitbit Versa offers just a bit more.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Chaim Gartenberg (

Fitbit Charge 3 review: easy lift


The Charge 3 won't make working out easier, but it will make it easier to track workouts

Great design ; More than a week of battery life ; Reliable automatic workout tracking

Notifications are limited ; No real third-party apps ; Apple Health or Google Fit data sync still not happening

Correction: Fitbit had previously offered automated swim tracking on other devices, not only the Charge 3 as this article originally claimed.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Victoria Song (

Fitbit Charge 3


The Fitbit Charge 3 isn't a drastic change over its predecessor, but it has enough small tweaks to make it one of the best everyday fitness trackers you can buy.

Crisp screen. Long battery life. Updated with better heart rate and SpO2 sensors. Safe for swimming. NFC payments on Special Edition.

Swipe interface can be finicky. Proprietary charger.

Bottom Line: The Fitbit Charge 3 isn't a drastic change over its predecessor, but it has enough small tweaks to make it one of the best everyday fitness trackers you can buy.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Georgi Zarkov (

Fitbit Charge 3 Review


Coming in at $150, does the Charge 3 offer enough to justify upgrading from a regular activity band like the Fitbit Flex 2, or should you spend a little more and go for the Versa with its smartwatch bells and whistles? We're here to find out!

Accurate activity tracking ; Long battery life ; Easy-to-use app

No GPS ; No always-on display

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Matthew Miller (

Fitbit Charge 3 review: Comfortable activity tracker backed by a powerful fitness platform Review | ZDNet


The Fitbit Charge 3 is an extremely comfortable activity tracker that captures a ton of data and then presents that data within a feature-rich Fitbit system.

Lightweight and comfortable for 24 hour wear ; Long battery life ; Detailed sleep and heart rate data ; Fitbit ecosystem well supported

Limited apps at the time of release

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Caitlin McGarry (

Fitbit Charge 3 Review: One Step Closer to Perfect


The Fitbit Charge 3 is one of the company's most accomplished devices yet offering the best fitness tracking experience the company offers in a band design. There are more high-tech devices from the company now including the Fitbit Versa 2 and...

A swim-proof design, improved touchscreen and potential for deeper sleep insights make the Fitbit Charge 3 the best all-around fitness tracker for the money.

No automatic run-pausing at launch No on-board GPS Not the most accurate heart rate

A swim-proof design, improved touchscreen and potential for deeper sleep insights make the Fitbit Charge 3 the best all-around fitness tracker for the money.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Jimmy Westenberg (

Fitbit Charge 3 review: Fitbit is getting really good at this (Update: On sale!)


Fitbit knocked it out of the park with the Charge 3. At under $150, you're getting an attractive, accurate, and feature-packed fitness tracker. The display is awesome too, and it's water resistant. What more could you ask for? Well, a few things...

Classy, versatile design ; Accurate fitness and health tracker ; Great sleep tracker ; Accurate heart rate tracking ; 5ATM water resistance ; Fitbit OS redesign is a big improvement ; Great price point ; Good battery life ; Quick replies for Android...

Fitbit makes you pay extra to use Fitbit Pay ; Inductive button can be finicky

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Marko Maslakovic (

Review: Fitbit Charge 3, solid improvements make for a great fitness band


Is Charge 3 a worthy upgrade to the best selling fitness tracker of all time? I've been wearing it on my wrist since its launch. Here are my impressions.

Accurate data ; Larger display ; Water-resistant ; Long battery life ; Great, simple to use app

No built-in GPS ; Monochrome display ; No music storage or remote music controls

Smartwatches may be all the rage at the moment, but there’s still a market for people who prefer fitness bands. Charge 3 is one of your best options if you fall into the latter group.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : David Wise Austin Palmer Learn more change compari (

Fitbit Charge 3 Review


Claiming the first place position and ousting our previous award winners, the Charge 3 by Fitbit easily took the title of Best Overall and an Editors'...

If you are searching for the best fitness tracker around, you should look no further than the . This wearable offers unparalleled performance at a reasonable price, offering excellent fitness and health tracking capabilities, as well as a full set of...

Oct, 2018

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