There is a wide variety of Fitbit Charge 2 Replacement bands available in the market. Whether you choose to buy from the Fitbit website, Amazon, eBay or Walmart, you will always find replacement bands that meet your needs.
However, in other to buy the right replacement band, you need to get yourself acquainted with various types of Fitbit replacement watch straps.
The following are the 5 most popular Fitbit Charge 2 replacement bands:
The classic silicone Fitbit Charge 2 replacement band
This is one of the most popular type of band for the Fitbit charge 2 HR device. Made out of food grade silicone. This band was designed with comfort in mind. It is durable and able to handle different environmental conditions. It is very lightweight, water-resistant and nonabsorbent. It comes in handy when at the gym exercising as well as throughout the day during medium to moderate physical activity,
The silicone band has a “sporty look” vibe to it. Essentially this band can easily be replaced with another “compatible band” in case the original straps cannot serve you for one reason or another.
- Water resistant
- Fashion benefits ( huge varieties of colors)
- Non-heat resistance
- Non-breathable (except it is perforated)
How to care for your silicone replacement bands
Leather watch strap for Fitbit charge 2
Leather Fitbit Charge Replacement bands are also quite popular. For those who work in corporations, leather bands tend to look more professional if you plan on wearing the Fitness tracker all day. These bands also seamlessly transition from casual to formal wear and vice versa.
Leather Fitbit charge 2 replacement bands are smart and fashion-forward. However, they are limited because you cannot wear them to the gym. Leather, in general, is not designed for high-intensity activities.
- Durable (genuine leather)
- Fashion benefits (varieties of hues and textures)
- Light-moderate weight
- Sticky (excessive sweating)
- 100% leathers are not waterproof
- Stains and Odors (due to excessive sweat or heat)
- Can become discolored with use
How to care for leather replacement bands
Stainless steel Fitbit Charge 2 replacement band
These Fitbit bands are also great if you plan on wearing them to the office. They are classy and versatile. One of the best things about metal bands is that you don’t have to stress over color-matching. Stainless steel works well with all colors.
In addition to this, stainless steel Fitbit bands Charge 2 are easy to care for. The only thing you need to do is clean the band in case of contact with dirt. If the band starts to look dull after a while, you can also polish it to bring the shine and luster back.
They come in either silver or gold Milanese or the classic stainless finish.
- Extremely durable
- Weather friendly
- Premium look/sleek appearance
- Long lasting
- No (sweat, stinks, stains)
- Heavyweight feel
- Needs additional care (polish/shine)
- Not super comfortable (during exercise it might pull your hairs)
- Loose easily
How to care for your stainless steel replacement bands
NATO Nylon watch strap for Fitbit Charge 2 HR
The Nato Nylon Charge 2 replacement bands are durable. The material is soft and thus making it possible to have it on you while you are asleep. They are available in different colors. Some of the nylon replacement bands are woven intricately and feel like fabric. They are comfortable to wear even to the gym as they are lightweight.
- Indestructible (as some say)
- Not ideal for dresses
- Edges may fray
- Not 100% water resistant (though it dries off easily)
- Except it’s a real NATO strap – it may wear out over time.
How to care for a NATO watch replacement band
Ceramic Fitbit Charge 2 Replacement Band
Even though these band types are not so popular, however, there are numerous advantages of having ceramic Fitbit Charge 2 bands. Firstly, they are highly durable. These bands are resistant to breakage when dropped or dinged against a hard surface. Secondly, because of the ceramic material, these bands are highly resistant to water, heat, and fire.
Additionally, ceramic Fitbit bands can be worn by any individual because they don’t easily cause allergic reactions. These bands also come in a variety of colors to choose from.
- Scratch resistant
- Can with environmental conditions
- Water resistant
- Luxurious look (sleek)
- Attracts dirt
- Need care
- Nonresistant to shattering
How to care for a ceramic replacement band
Now that you have an idea about the types of Fitbit Charge 2 bands available online (i.e. Amazon, eBay, Etsy etc), it’s now left to you to decide which one of them you want to buy.
One thing to remember is that changing the FitCharge 2 bands isn’t hard. In other words, you can buy different replacement pairs and change them whenever you want.
For example, you could wear the stainless steel Milanese, leather or ceramic band to the office and then change to the silicone band when you want to go to the gym or have any sports activities.
However, when you are set to buy the Fitbit charge 2 bands, ask yourself the following questions:
- What will I use the fitness tracker for? This will influence the material you choose: steel, silicone or leather.
- How much are you willing to spend on a pair of bands?
- Which color would you prefer and is it available?
All these questions will help to guide you as you look through Fitbit bands Charge 2 bands online
How to change the strap for your Fitbit charge 2