Fitbit Ionic vs Garmin Forerunner 235

Full Comparison

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Fitbit IonicFitbit IonicGarmin Forerunner 235Garmin Forerunner 235
Touchscreen
yesYes
noNo
Colour screen
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Fitbit IonicFitbit IonicGarmin Forerunner 235Garmin Forerunner 235
Gender
Men's, Women's
Men's, Women's
Colour of product
Black, Blue, Grey, Orange, Silver, White, Yellow
Black, Green, Grey, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver, White
Width
1.50 in
1.77 in
Depth
1.50 in
1.77 in
Weight
0.11 lb
0.09 lb
Thickness
0.47 in
0.46 in

Features

Fitbit IonicFitbit IonicGarmin Forerunner 235Garmin Forerunner 235
Heart Rate Monitor
Built-in
Built-in, Support for HRM chest strap
Water resistant
yesYes
yesYes
Waterproof depth
1,968.50 in
1,968.50 in
Fully Waterproof
yesYes
yesYes
Alarm
yesYes
yesYes
Calorie counter
yesYes
yesYes
Date display
yesYes
yesYes
Pedometer
yesYes
yesYes
Sleep reading
yesYes
yesYes
Timer
yesYes
yesYes
Vibration alarm
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Fitbit IonicFitbit IonicGarmin Forerunner 235Garmin Forerunner 235
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
2.0
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Fitbit IonicFitbit IonicGarmin Forerunner 235Garmin Forerunner 235
Battery type
Li-polymer
Li-Ion
Battery life (running)
10 h
11 h
Battery life (standby mode)
4 day
9 day

Often compared to Ionic

Often compared to Forerunner 235