Background and Identification
The Fitbit Charge 2 is a wearable activity tracker from Fitbit, released in 2016. It allows users to track a variety of health-related statistics, including steps taken, distance covered, calories burned, active minutes with strenuous activity, floor climbed, and heart-rate. The Fitbit Charge 2 also includes sleep tracking, allowing users to view their sleeping patterns from the Fitbit smartphone app. Additionally, the Fitbit Charge 2 gives users the ability to set discrete alarms. This means they can remind themselves to do things throughout the day, or set morning alarms that vibrate quietly and won’t disturb roommates or slumbering pets.
In addition to these activity tracker capabilities, the Fitbit Charge 2 also includes several features that make it more of a smartwatch. For instance, the Fitbit Charge 2 can receive and display text, phone, and calendar alerts.
Common repair needs in the Fitbit Charge 2 include battery and wristband replacement. The Fitbit Charge 2 band can be easily swapped out. Additionally, the battery can be replaced with just a bit more tinkering.
The Fitbit Charge 2 includes a touch-sensitive, rectangular display housed in a wristband encasing. It comes in many colors, including black, blue, plum, and teal. Reference the ultimate guide to Fitbit identification for help identifying your device.
- Dimensions: .9 x 4 x 2.1 inches
- Weight: 8.78 ounces
- Battery Life: 5 days
- Water Resistance: splash proof
- Compatibility: Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Web
- Notifications: Call, text, calendar alerts
- Heart rate monitor
- Vibration motor