I have had a Fitbit Bluetooth watch that has been a big pain for me, constantly losing Bluetooth connection. My problem is, I don't keep my mobile with me at all times. If I am away for a minute or two, the BT connection is lost and the app hangs. Maybe the Fitbit app, maybe the phone, maybe a Bluetooth "feature", maybe because I have so many Bluetooth gadgets. Fitbit's solution - laughably, uninstall and reinstall the app. Fine, it works, but is that the best they can do? And who wants to do that incessantly?
My question - if I get a Watch 4 4G, will I have to keep resyncing it? My thought is that it will always be connected by WiFi and I can forget about Bluetooth.
Only drawback I can see is battery life. Must be 24 hours to work for me.
With the watch 4 4G the watch is still paired via Bluetooth. When it loose BT connection with the phone it turns on 4G and connects to the phone via internet, so that you still get your notifications on the watch, when you get back close to the phone it reconnects via bluetooth, it's seamless with my Galaxy S10!
Thanks for that reply. My problem is that when the Fitbitwatch loses sync, the Fitbit app on my phone has outdated info and won't update when back in range. Or anything else really, it just freezes at the last readings until reinstalled. It sounds like a much better arrangement with the Samsung gear. I am not particularly concerned about notifications on the watch, I just want the mobile app to show correct data.
Any comments on the battery life?
Any comments on a good mobile , as I will have to get a Samsung mobile as well?