Tag Archive: Ionic


With the Fitbit Versa 2 around, is the Ionic still worth your money?

Now that these fitness watches are comparably priced, it is a little more challenging to pick an overall winner.

Mass appeal Fitbit Versa 2

$ 150 at Amazon

Pros Battery life increased to 5+ days OLED screen Amazon Alexa onboard Fitbit Pay on regular and special editions Generally more affordable than Ionic Cons No built-in GPS Less battery life than Ionic

The Fitbit Versa 2 is the embodiment of a modern fitness smartwatch. It has  [Read More…]

Is a Fitbit Ionic worth the investment in 2019?

Best answer: Considering the price has come down quite a bit, it’s not a bad deal to buy the Fitbit Ionic in 2019. However, the inevitable follow-up device might be worth the wait. Not to mention that if you can live without built-in GPS, you can get the more current and more compact Fitbit Versa.

Runner’s delight: Fitbit Ionic ($ 200 at Fitbit) Better design: Fitbit Versa ($ 180 at Fitbit) Next-level tracking

If you’re more interested  [Read More…]

Black Friday pricing on the Fitbit Ionic, Charge 3, and more is live now

Smash those goals.

Right now you can get Black Friday prices early on select Fitbit models! We fully expect to see more deals go live tomorrow, so if your coveted model isn’t listed below, be sure to keep your eyes locked to Thrifter’s Twitter account to be alerted on future discounts.

Your options include:

Fitbit Ionic GPS Smart Watch – $ 199.95 (was $ 300) Fitbit Charge 3 Activity Tracker – $ 119.95 (was $ 150) Fitbit  [Read More…]

How to log your water intake on Fitbit Versa and Ionic

Third-party apps coming to the rescue!

As much as I love the Fitbit Versa and Ionic smartwatches, there’s one important feature that’s missing out of the box — a built-in way for tracking the water you drink throughout the day.

I hope we see Fitbit integrate this into the watches in the near future, but in the meantime, app developers have been quick to offer third-party solutions for keeping tabs on your water intake.

There are a  [Read More…]

How to change exercise shortcuts on Fitbit Versa and Ionic

Exercise shortcuts on the Versa and Ionic are great, but changing them is a little tricky.

Your Fitbit Versa or Ionic can be used for a ton of different things, but at the end of the day, they work best when helping you stay active and healthy. It’s really easy to start tracking a workout on either watch, but did you know you can actually add and remove these shortcuts as you see fit?

Fitbit doesn’t really  [Read More…]

Fitbit’s huge fitness tracker sale includes the Fitbit Ionic for $50 off

Sure, get one for Father’s Day. Then get one for you.

Amazon has a huge selection of Fitbit fitness trackers and headphones discounted up to $ 50 off for Father’s Day, which is just a couple weeks away now. There are a variety of colors and sizes on sale, and the different models all have varying features.

The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch is down to $ 249.95. That price matches the lowest we’ve seen, and it’s $ 50  [Read More…]

Best apps for Fitbit Versa and Ionic

The Fitbit Versa and Ionic’s app selection is growing all the time, and these are a few of my favorites.

When the Fitbit Ionic first launched last September, the app selection was a bit barren. Big names like Starbucks, Pandora, and Strava were there, but there wasn’t much of anything else. However, following a lot of developer support and the release of the excellent Versa, that’s started to change.

If you own a Fitbit Versa or Ionic,  [Read More…]

How to use Quick Replies on Fitbit Versa and Ionic

Start texting from your watch in just a few easy steps.

Improving upon Fitbit OS 2.0, Fitbit recently updated its Versa and Ionic smartwatches with a brand-new feature called Quick Replies – allowing users to finally respond to text messages and other notifications right from their wrist.

Quick Replies are currently exclusive to users that have a Versa or Ionic paired with an Android phone, and after updating your watch, you’ll see a new “Reply” option with  [Read More…]

Female health tracking and quick replies come to the Fitbit Versa and Ionic

A new update is rolling out to the Fitbit Versa which brings female health tracking, along with the ability to quickly reply to messages directly from your smartwatch.

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Fitbit Versa and Ionic pick up Quick Replies and female health tracking

During Fitbit’s spring product event in March, the company announced two big features coming to its smartwatches – Quick Replies and female health tracking. Those two items are now rolling out to Fitbit’s user base, and they help make the Versa and Ionic even more compelling.

Quick Replies are currently exclusive to folks using a Versa or Ionic with an Android phone, and just like Fitbit said earlier in the year, this allows you to reply to texts,  [Read More…]