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Fitbit Versa Special Edition(FB505)

Fitbit Versa Special Edition(FB505)
alaScore 89

124 reviews

May, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 124 reviews of Fitbit Versa Special Edition(FB505). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 price and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the apps and size. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

design, portability, price, battery, comfort

size, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Fitbit Versa Special Edition(FB505) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Victoria Song (pcmag.com)

Fitbit Versa

 

For its second smartwatch, Fitbit is taking a more casual approach. As its name implies, the Versa is versatile in design, with myriad customizable clock faces, straps, and color options. It's versatile in functionality as well, capable of tracking all...

Sleek, lightweight design with lots of style options. Accurate fitness tracking. Guided workouts with Fitbit Coach. Stores music on-device. Long battery life. Supports female health tracking.

Swapping straps isn't easy. Thick bezel.

The Fitbit Versa offers just the right blend of smartwatch and fitness tracking features for a reasonable price.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : SCOTT STEIN (cnet.com)

Fitbit Versa review:

 

I wake up to a buzzing on my wrist, in gentle pulses. It's my Fitbit Versa's alarm clock. I'm able to use the silent alarm because I'm wearing my Fitbit smartwatch to bed. I'm able to wear it to bed because Fitbit's new watch lasts several days on a...

The Fitbit Versa is a compact, lightweight smartwatch and fitness tracker with an improved interface for easier fitness stat readouts. It’s water-resistant to 50 meters, and works with iOS and Android. Many of the apps and watch faces are useful and...

Its battery life falls short of other Fitbit fitness trackers. The apps and watch faces aren’t always easy to load. Music transfer to the watch is complicated and limited. There's no on-board GPS and the charger is bulky. Tap-to-pay model costs a bit...

The Fitbit Versa is the best fusion of smartwatch and general fitness tracker under $200, if you can live with its limitations.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : SCOTT STEIN (tomsguide.com)

Fitbit Versa Review: The Best Smartwatch Under $200

 

Convincing people they need a smartwatch isn't easy. Apple finally found its stride by emphasizing the Apple Watch's health and fitness capabilities and giving buyers tons of finishes and bands to choose from. Fitbit is taking the same approach, but...

Sleek, lightweight design Four-day battery life Female health-tracking features Insightful sleep analysis

Small app store No on-board GPS Limited actionable notifications

With improved design and thoughtful new features, Fitbit's Versa edges closer to taking Apple's smartwatch crown.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : SCOTT STEIN (techradar.com)

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When it was first unveiled, the Fitbit Versa was positioned by the San Francisco-based health tech firm as a smartwatch, with a lighter design in comparison to previous devices, more personalization options, and with a battery life of over four days. ...

Lightweight design Fitbit’s most customizable wearable Relatively low price

Rounded design won't suit everyone Battery life not as good as Ionic No GPS

While its feature set isn’t quite on par with that of its bigger brother the Ionic, the Fitbit Versa feels like the same watch but with a lighter and friendlier design and a much lower price point.

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Rubbish

 

Ok if you live in America and you want to download things like the New York Times but if you want to add a bank card to the wallet they only have 6 uk banks and 4 of these are MasterCard. don't waste your money on this watch spend a bit more and get a...

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Fab

 

This is so stylish and a great watch lovely slim face love it

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Wouldnt bother

 

I usually always buy cheaper options and my husband moans so I bought this version being an expensive and superior model to our current HR ones. Well we had it set up for less than 12 hours before the device disconnected from wifi and Bluetooth and...

May, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

if u have tattoos this is not the fitbit for u

 

i love the watch its self its a grate peace of kit but if u have dark colored tattoos on yr wrist this watch is useless i am having to where it tight and on the inside of my wrist on the only patch of skin that is white and untattoo'd i never had this...

May, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Broke after 8 months.

 

The screen started glitching after only 8 months of having it. Ridiculous. Ive had problems with every fitbit ive had so never again. Although was brilliant when it worked.

May, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great for running!

 

I bought my this replacement Fitbit Versa as unfortunately my last ones heart rate monitor stopped working all of a sudden. Apart from that; I have had not problems with the Versa and I love love love it! It's great when going out for a run and also...

Apr, 2019

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