The Jaybird Reign and the Jawbone UP3 are both activity monitor wristbands that will allow you to stay in control of your fitness and health. Both models are similar in style and have similar features, so how do you know which one is better?
We have made a list of the most important features of both the Jaybird Reign and the Jawbone UP3 to see which activity monitor we think is the better one.
The Jaybird Reign is available in two different sizes, S/M and L/XL, with the smaller one being suitable for wrists of between 2 and 2.5 inches wide and the larger size being suitable for wrists from 2.5 inches to 3 inches wide – not circumference.
The Jawbone UP3 is available in one size that can be adjusted to fit most wrist sizes. The Jawbone UP3 is also significantly lighter than the Jaybird Reign, weighing just 1 ounce compared to the Jaybird Reign which weighs 4.8 ounces.
The Jaybird Reign can track the steps you take everyday as well as tracking any other activities you do during the day, such as cycling and swimming, and it will also track the quality of your sleep. The Jawbone UP3 will track all of your activities and will alert you when you have been inactive for too long.
The Jawbone UP3 also has the capability of logging your food intake and giving you information on your heart health as well as your sleep quality. The Jawbone UP3 has the benefit of a Smart Alarm that will silently wake you up at the recommended time during your sleep cycle.
Both models have corresponding apps that you can track and view your activity and health patterns on, for both Apple and Android devices. With the Jawbone UP3 you get a personalized smart coach that will guide you through workouts and help you to make better choices regarding the diet and health information it collects from you.
The Jawbone UP3 can automatically sync with your phone over a Bluetooth network, which will store all of your data on the app. With the Jawbone UP3 you can also connect with friends from the app and engage in challenges with others.
The Jaybird Reign features a lithium ion battery that will last up to 5 days on a full charge. The Jawbone UP3 also has a rechargeable lithium ion battery that will last a little longer at up to 7 days on a full charge.
The Jaybird Reign can store up to 48 hours of data without being synced with the app, which will then transfer all the data and wipe the information clean from the wristband.
After looking at the features of both the Jaybird Reign and the Jawbone UP3 we think the better activity tracker is the Jawbone UP3. It is the newer of the two models and is a better fitting wristband.
The Jawbone UP3 also has the added advantage of having a heart rate tracker and smart alarm system, making it more versatile.
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