Is Apple Watch or fitbit better for swimming?

New Study finds the Apple Watch more accurate than Fitbit when it comes to measuring aquatic exercise.
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Is Apple Watch good for swimming?

Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch (1st generation) aren't suitable for swimming.
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Can you use a Fitbit for swimming?

Your Fitbit device records your swims even if you're a novice swimmer, meaning you can swim about 6 to 12 lengths of the pool without stopping to rest. If you're unable to swim this distance, you may notice inconsistencies in your swim data including some lengths not counted.
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How accurate is Fitbit for swimming?

Fitbits recognize freestyle best.

They are fairly up front about the fact that their watches aren't the best at measuring and tracking the other three strokes. For a lot of lap swimmers being able to measure their freestyle is enough, and that's where these watches are most accurate.
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What Fitbit Watch is best for swimming?

Here are the best Fitbits for swimming-
  • Fitbit Flex 2.
  • Fitbit Ionic.
  • Fitbit Versa 2.
  • Fitbit Charge 4.
  • Fitbit Charge 3.
  • Fitbit Inspire HR.
  • Fitbit Inspire.
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Apple Watch Series 6 vs. Fitbit Sense



Can I swim with my Fitbit Versa 3?

The new Fitbit Versa 3 is a GPS-packing, workout-tracking smartwatch that you can safely take underwater to depths of 50 meters. Fitbit says you can happily wear it in the shower, the pool and the sea (though rinse that salt off afterwards).
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Is Versa 2 Fitbit good for swimming?

Best answer: Yes, the Fitbit Versa 2 is rated swim-proof up to 50 meters. This means that the device should be just fine for a trip to the beach, pool workout, or daily shower.
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How does Fitbit know I'm swimming?

Fitbits use a device called an accelerometer to detect movement. Certain repetitive patterns will be perceived as an activity by the SmartTrack feature. You aren't the first user who said they got a swimming exercise recorded when none happened.
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Does Fitbit track heart rate while swimming?

A huge welcome to the Fitbit Community and the Versa Fam. The optical sensor does not record data when the device is in swim mode because refractions from the water can impact the heart rate reading. Hope this helps!
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What happens if my Fitbit Versa gets wet?

Fitbit models that you can shut down include Sense, Blaze, Versa Series, Ionic, Surge, One, and Flyer. Using a wet device or attempting to charge while still wet often causes additional damage that can not be repaired! Do not charge it, turn it on, or use your Fitbit until it's 100% dry.
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Is the Fitbit Charge 5 waterproof for swimming?

On top of step tracking, the Charge 5 can track over 20 different workout types from cycling to yoga, and it's also water resistant for swimming. It can autodetect some workouts, too.
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Is Apple Watch 7 good for swimming?

Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Series 3 have a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010 (link added). This means that they may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean.
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Is Apple Watch 5 good for swimming?

Yes, you can swim with your Apple Watch 5 because it comes with water resistance technology that enables you to take your Apple watch series 5 up to 50 meters deep in a pool, lake, or ocean.
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Can I swim in my Apple Watch 6?

Apple Watch is not waterproof. It is water resistant. You can swim with it on, afterward you should clean it afterward. And you shouldn't shower with Apple Watch since soap can ruin the seals.
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Can I wear Fitbit Charge 4 in pool?

Regarding your inquiry, Charge 4 is a swim proof tracker. Water resistant up to 50M, so you can wear your tracker or smartwatch in the shower, pool and beyond. To see all the features that this unit will have, I recommend clicking here where you will see them all.
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Is Apple Watch waterproof?

Your Apple Watch is water resistant, but not waterproof. * For example, you may wear and use your Apple Watch during exercise (exposure to sweat is OK), in the rain, and while washing your hands.
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Which Fitbit is best for water aerobics?

Fitbit Inspire 2

If you're looking for a high tech waterproof fitness tracker, check out the Inspire 2 from Fitbit. With all-day activity tracking, heart rate monitoring, and sleep tracking, it's great for measuring several aspects of your health.
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Can I wear my Fitbit in the ocean?

Charge 3 is water resistant up to 50 meters for use in the pool, ocean, shower or rain.
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Is the Fitbit Charge 2 waterproof for swimming?

As some of you know, the Charge 2 is water-resistant, which means it's rain-proof and splash-proof and can stand up to even the sweatiest workout. For this reason, it's not recommended to wear it when swimming or showering.
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Is Fitbit Versa 3 worth buying?

With integrated GPS and some design tweaks, the Fitbit Versa 3 is an excellent wearable. Like its predecessor, though, it's more a fitness tracker than a smartwatch, with very limited productivity apps on offer.
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Is Fitbit 3 waterproof?

While the Fitbit is water-resistant, it's not technically waterproof. You can dive up to 50 meters with your Fitbit Charge 3.
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Is the Fitbit versa really waterproof?

Best answer: For all intents and purposes, yes. The Versa is water-resistant to 50 meters, meaning it's swimproof and showerproof.
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What is water lock on Apple Watch?

When Water Lock is on, your Apple Watch Series 2 or later doesn't respond to touch on its display. This prevents accidental input while you're in water. When you turn off Water Lock, your watch ejects any water that remains in its speaker.
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