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Fitbit Charge 5

Fitbit Charge 5
alaScore 92

32 reviews

Apr, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Fitbit Charge 5. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and performance are generally positive. The comfort and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the touch screen and size. Many are negative about the software and price.

usability, design, comfort, performance, battery

price, software

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Fitbit Charge 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Michael Sawh (trustedreviews.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 Review | Trusted Reviews

 

The Fitbit Charge 5 makes an big upgrade by adding a colour screen – something Fitbit should have brought to the Charge a long time ago.

Vibrant colour display ; Comfortable strap ; Added ECG sensor

Screen responsiveness a little temperamental ; ECG and Daily Readiness Scores not available (yet) ; GPS accuracy not great

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Matt Kollat (t3.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 review: handy AMOLED fitness tracker with ECG and stress tracking

 

The feature-rich Fitbit Charge 5 dazzles with its AMOLED screen but might be too expensive for most

AMOLED screen is pretty ; 6-month Fitbit Premium subscription included in the price ; Excellent sleep tracking capabilities ; Comfortable to wear ; Daily Readiness Score is a good addition

HR tracking/GPS issues ; Expensive

The Fitbit Charge 5 is not a cheap fitness tracker but for the price, you get a fitness wearable that can track ECG and stress, tells you your Daily Readiness Score, counts Active Zone Minutes and has a beautiful (albeit a bit small) AMOLED screen.

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Cat Ellis (techradar.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 review

 

The Fitbit Charge 5 is a feature-packed fitness tracker made with gym-goers in mind

On-board GPS ; Excellent heart rate monitoring ; Clean, simple interface ; Contactless payments

No music controls ; Limited on-screen workout data ; Some features missing at launch

The Fitbit Charge 5 is a really comprehensive fitness tracker, and perhaps the best “true” fitness tracker we’ved tried so far. It pulls together the best features of Fitbit's current lineup in one neat device. You get on-board GPS for tracking runs...

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Britta O'Boyle (pocket-lint.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 review: Supercharged fitness tracker

 

This tracker brings some of the best features across the Fitbit portfolio into one package, making it a very appealing choice.

Lovely OLED display ; Solid performance ; Built-in GPS ; Good battery life ; Fitbit app is excellent ; Comfortable to wear ; Great heart-rate monitoring and sleep tracking

No music control ; Exercise options could be expanded ; Display could be bigger ; Some features not available at launch

Not the cheapest fitness tracker available, but it's definitely Fitbit's best - offering a fantastic blend of features, design, battery life and price.

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Peter Phelps (recombu.com)

FitBit Charge 5 Review

 

FitBit is back with an updated version of its ubiquitous fitness tracker. Does it still offer enough features to be considered as one of the best in the business?

— Vibrant display, and plenty of fitness and health features for a tracker

— Some promised features still missing

The FitBit Charge 5 packs in just enough upgrades to give it an ideal level of versatility as a fitness and health aid. There’s still room for improvement, notably to features that were promised but not implemented at launch, but it’s still a winner of...

Dec, 2021

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (stuff.tv)

Fitbit Charge 5 review

 

With the Charge 5, Fitbit is addressing some major gripes with its predecessor and bringing in more features from its smartwatches

Finally gets a screen upgrade ; Comfortable to wear 24/7 ; Easy to use interface ; Solid heart rate monitoring

ECG sensor is not usable (yet) ; Daily Readiness Scores not live yet ; Data insights locked behind Fitbit Premium ; Iffy sports tracking accuracy

When the Charge 5 gets its most exciting health features turned on, it’ll be a tracker with big appeal for anyone that wants to pay closer attention to their health beyond tracking steps and runs

Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Duey Guison (unbox.ph)

Fitbit Charge 5 Review Philippines: Sophisticated Fitness Tracker

 

Find out in our review if the Fitbit Charge 5 a fitness tracker worth considering in the Philippines despite its price tag.

Comprehensive fitness tracking features ; Reliable strap design and build ; Bright AMOLED display

ECG monitor, Fitbit Pay not yet available in the Philippines ; No native music controls

Dec, 2021

Expert review by : Mike Joubert (techsmart.co.za)

Fitbit Charge 5 smartband

 

The Charge 5 brings a whole lot of features to the smartband space. Is it worth the R4 000 asking price?

A range of extras including ECG and EDA, Decent stainless steel design, OLED display better for outdoors, Decent battery life of 6/7 days

Could still do with a few user experience improvements, Premium subscription needed for certain functions, Display could be bigger, Fitness experience can improve

Nov, 2021

Expert review by : Jason Murdock (RadioTimes.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 review

 

The Charge 5 is Fitbit's latest flagship band tracker. Its's certainly not cheap – but the new design looks great and it comes with premium features.

Nice AMOLED screen ; Very comfortable to wear ; On-board GPS ; Good app support

No physical home button ; Lacking music controls ; Some features are paywalled or listed as coming soon

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Oct, 2021

Expert review by : Yoona Wagener (digitaltrends.com)

Fitbit Charge 5 review: A truly advanced fitness tracker

 

The Fitbit Charge 5 is the brand's most advanced tracker yet. It has a new look and an impressive feature list packed into a wearable, user-friendly design.

“The new-and-improved Fitbit Charge 5 delivers everything you could want in an advanced fitness tracker.”

Sep, 2021