My son-in-law gave me a Fitbit Versa for Christmas last year. I’ve used it to document my walking and sleeping. The Versa gives me heart rate and pace and sleep periods.

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I’ve been a big Wyze Cam fan so I jumped on the Wyze Band when it was announced.

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It arrived recently and I’ve done a quick comparison to the Fitbit. As you read this you need to remember that the Fitbit Versa is ~$170 and the Wyze Band is $25.

Here’s the walking report from the Fitbit Versa.

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And for the same walk, here’s the report from the Wyze Band.

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Here’s the comparison of the walking reports.

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The Wyze distance is a little high and the Fitbit distance is a little low. The GPS measured distance is about 1.88 miles.

Still, the Wyze is close enough for 1/6 the price.

Here’s the sleeping report from the Fitbit Versa.

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And for the same night, here’s the report from the Wyze Band.

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Here’s the comparison of the sleeping reports.

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The Wyze Band doesn’t fare as well on sleeping as on walking.

Originally published at https://blog.benmoore.info.

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