Fitbit Versa 2 Standard vs Special Edition – What’s The Difference?

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The Versa 2 is still the best smartwatch on the Fitbit wearable lineup, its the only Fitbit smartwatch to be equipped with a voice assistant, in this case, Amazon Alexa and always-on display. Versa 2 also comes with music storage functionality as well as is able to track your active life comprehensively and also has a long battery life which some users have claimed can last up to 5 days or even more depending on usage.

Fitbit Versa 2 Standard vs Special Edition: Specifications

  Fitbit Versa 2 Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition
Versa 2 full specs


Device name Fitbit Versa 2 Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition
Device type Sport/Fitness smartwatch Sport/Fitness smartwatch
Predecessor Fitbit Versa Fitbit Versa
Successor None None
Date Released September, 2019 September, 2019
Gender Unisex Unisex



Display size 1.4 inch 1.4 inch
Display type AMOLED AMOLED
Display resolution -- --
Pixel density -- --
Display always-on Yes Yes
Input type Touchscreen and 1 button Touchscreen and 1 button


Shape Rectangular/curved Rectangular/curved
Casing material Aluminum Aluminum
Strap material Elastomer Elastomer
Woven Polyester (special edition)
Bezel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Weight -- --
Color(s) Carbon/black
Bordeaux/copper rose
Petal/copper rose
Stone/mist grey
Navy & Pink/copper rose
Smoke Woven/Mist Grey
Dimension 40 x 40 x 11 mm 40 x 40 x 11 mm
Strap size 140 - 180 mm (small)
180 - 220 mm (large)
140 - 180 mm (small)
180 - 220 mm (large)
Screen protection Corning Gorilla glass Corning Gorilla glass
Durability test
Waterproof rating Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM


Time/Date Yes Yes
Alarm Yes Yes
Stopwatch Yes Yes


RAM -- --
Internal storage About 4GB About 4GB
Memory card slot No No


Audio mp3/mp4 mp3/mp4
Microphone Yes Yes
Loudspeaker No No
Camera No No
Music streaming Yes Yes


Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 LE Bluetooth v4.0 LE
NFC Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Bluetooth calling No No


Calls alert Yes Yes
SMS alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Reminder Yes Yes


Network Technology No No


Steps Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
Calories Yes Yes
Floors climbed Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
VO2 Max. Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Swim tracking Yes Yes
Menstrual cycle tracking Yes Yes
Blood pressure No No
ECG Tracking No No
Blood oxygen Yes Yes
Preloaded sport modes Yes Yes, 20


Operating system Fitbit OS Fitbit OS
CPU -- --
GPU -- --
Chipset -- --


GPS No, (connected GPS) No, (connected GPS)
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyroscope __ __
Heart rate sensor Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass No No
Pulse Ox. Yes Yes
Altimeter __ Yes
Thermometer No No
Ambient light Yes Yes


Interchangeable straps Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Voice Assistant Yes Yes
Compatibility Android, IOS

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Android, IOS

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Payment system Fitbit Pay Fitbit Pay
Companion app Fitbit App Fitbit App


Battery type Non-removable lithium polymer Non-removable lithium polymer
Battery capacity -- --
Est. battery life Mixed usage: up to 6 days Mixed usage: up to 6 days
Charging mode USB based charging dock USB based charging dock
Charging duration About 1-2 hours About 1-2 hours


Fitbit Versa 2 Fitbit Versa 2
Classic wristband (both small & large) Jacquard woven band (both small & large)
Classic wristband (both small & large)
Magnetic charging dock Magnetic charging dock
Quick start guide Quick start guide

Difference Between Fitbit Versa 2 Standard vs Special Edition

The Versa 2 is available in two models; standard edition and special edition. The difference is that in addition to the elastomer classical bands that come with each model, the special edition also comes with a jacquard woven band. While the special edition is available in navy & pink/copper rose and smoke woven/mist grey colors, the standard edition is available in 4 colors that include, carbon/black, bordeaux/copper rose, petal/copper rose and stone/mist grey.

Fitbit Versa 2 Features

  1. Control Music on Spotify
  2. Control your music, “like” songs, and browse recent playlists and podcasts all from your wrist. Works with phone nearby; Spotify Premium subscription required.

  3. Onboard Apps
  4. Access your favorite apps for fitness, sports, news, travel, transit and more with a simple tap.

  5. Personalised Reminders
  6. Stay on track toward your goals with personalized reminders that remind you to stay active, get hydrated, stick to a sleep schedule, and more.

  7. Automatic Exercise Recognition
  8. Automatically record select exercises like running, biking, and more & see detailed workout information in the Fitbit app.

  9. 20+ Preloaded Sport Modes
  10. Choose from 20+ exercise modes like run, bike, swim, yoga, and more, set a goal, and get real-time stats during your workouts.

  11. On-Screen Workout
  12. Get personalized on-screen workouts that play on your wrist, coach you through each move, and adapt based on your feedback.

  13. Personalised Insights
  14. Get insights based on your personal stats and specific guidance on how to improve.

  15. Swimproof
  16. Water-resistant up to 50M, so you can wear your tracker or smartwatch in the shower, pool, and beyond.

  17. Sedentary Reminders
  18. See how long you’ve been active throughout the day and get reminders to fit in a few extra steps when you’ve been sitting a bit too long.

  19. Customizable Watch Faces
  20. Personalize your smartwatch or tracker by choosing from a variety of clock faces designed for any occasion.

  21. Workout Intensity Map
  22. After outdoor exercise, check your workout intensity map in the Fitbit app to see your heart rate zones throughout your route.

  23. Heart Rate Zones
  24. Use your personalized fat burn, cardio, and peak heart rate zones to optimize your effort during workouts.

  25. Advanced Sleep Tools
  26. Unlock a Sleep Score breakdown and personalized tools to help you sleep better.

  27. Guided Programs
  28. Follow customized, step-by-step programs that help you build healthier habits in key areas.

  29. Health and Fitness Tracking
  30. Track activity, weight, sleep, and nutrition and see your progress in the app.

  31. Cardio Fitness Score
  32. Get a better understanding of your fitness level and see how you can improve over time with a personalized Cardio Fitness Score.

  33. Comprehensive Sleep Tracking for Light, Deep and REM Stages
  34. See your time spent in light, deep, and REM sleep stages and get sleep insights to help you improve.

  35. Female Health Tracking
  36. Know your body on a deeper level using your tracker or smartwatch with the Fitbit app to follow your cycle, record symptoms, and more.

  37. Guilded Breathing Sessions Help You Manage Stress
  38. Find moments of calm throughout your day with personalized breathing sessions based on your heart rate.

  39. All Day Heart Rate Tracking
  40. Use 24/7 heart rate to better track calorie burn, see your resting heart rate trends, and get real-time guidance to optimize your workouts.

  41. All Day Activity Tracking
  42. Track steps, distance, calories burned, active minutes, hourly activity, and stationary time.

  43. Sleep Score
  44. Based on your heart rate, time asleep, and restlessness, this personalized score helps you better understand your sleep quality each night.

  45. Sleep Tracking
  46. Understand your rest with automatic sleep tracking and silent alarms on your wrist & bedtime reminders and helpful tips in the app.

  47. Resting Heart Rate
  48. Wear your tracker or smartwatch all day and night to record your resting heart rate and track heart rate over time.

  49. All Day Calorie Burn
  50. Better understand the total number of calories you burn—all day and during workouts—to manage your weight and stay on track toward your goals.

  51. Syncs Wirelessly With Compatible Devices
  52. Automatically sync to most popular iOS and Android devices to show your stats, trends, and progress on your Fitbit dashboard.

  53. Make Payments Directly From Watch
  54. Use your credit and debit cards to make secure purchases anywhere that accepts tap-and-pay. See participating banks.

  55. Smartphone Notifications
  56. See call, text, or calendar notifications on screen & get push notifications from smartphone apps. Available when your phone is nearby.

  57. Connect and Control Music on Spotify
  58. Control your music, “like” songs, and browse recent playlists and podcasts all from your wrist. Works with phones nearby; Spotify Premium subscription required. Not available in all countries.

  59. App Dashboard
  60. Set goals, track progress, and get a more complete picture of your health and fitness—all on your dashboard in the Fitbit app.

  61. Sleep Mode
  62. Use the sleep mode to mute smartphone notifications and stop your screen from turning on at night.

  63. Do Not Disturb Mode
  64. Use do not disturb mode when you want to mute call, text, calendar, and app notifications during the day.

  65. On-Wrist Stats

Check your stats on your Fitbit tracker or smartwatch—and get the nudge you need to reach your goals.

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