Thankfully, the Fitbit Charge is able to morph easily between sporty and formal thanks to its customisation and quick release bands. This lets you go from gym to gala in a snap.
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But hunting down the very best Fitbit Charge 3 bands can leave you scratching your head. As while Fitbit has its own set of official straps, you'll have to scour the likes of Amazon if you want to save a bit of cash and find something a bit more unique.
To save you the hassle, we've done the leg work and rounded up the pick of the best Fitbit Charge 3 bands for you right here. There's everything from sporty to numbers to eye-catching fashionable straps.
The most stylish Fitbit Charge 3 bands
Swees Milanese strap
$9.99 | Amazon
It may not be as slick as the Apple Watch ‚Äď the device that helped popularise the Milanese loop in the world of wearables ‚Äď but this budget stainless steel option can smarten up your Charge 3 to levels you previously thought were unattainable - and for a lot less money.
"If only my fitness tracker could accommodate that sweet magnetic loop like a smartwatch," you once yearned. Well, yearn no longer, the pain is over ‚Äď Milanese is here and ready to fit both small (5.5-inches - 8.5-inches) and large (6.5-inches - 9.5-inches) wrists. Even better? It's available in 12 different colours.
Hamile sport band
$5.99 | Amazon
A shameless imitation of Fitbit's own rubber band that comes in the box, Hamile gives you the option to pick up a second sporty band for next to nothing and in more colors. Perfect for if you want to mix up your bands when one needs a clean - or you just want to add a bit more colour - this band is available in a whopping 24 different options.
Like Fitbit's own, it's also available in both small (5.5-inch - 7.1-inch) and large (7.1-inch - 8.7-inch) sizes.
Qibox sport band
$7.99 | Amazon
If you thought the Milanese loop above was an Apple Watch imitation, get a load of this perforated strap ‚Äď a dead ringer for the bands used on the Nike+ edition of the smartwatch.
And despite lacking originality, the good news here is that this is the ideal band for exercise. The holes reduce the risk of your wrist getting clammy, and the tucked fit of the band's underside means there's nothing hanging off your wrist to get in the way.
There's also a big range to choose from, 20 different colour combinations and sizes for small (5.7-inches - 7.5-inches) and large (7.1-inches - 8.3-inches) wrists.
Aresh metal strap
$15.88 | Amazon
Stainless steel metal bands always add a touch of class to a wearable, and that's certainly the case here. This budget-friendly metal strap practically reinvents the Charge 3 into a super-stylish fitness tracker you're more than happy to wear to a more formal event.
There is a range of color options including silver, black and rose gold to match the body of your Charge 3. As a bonus, you not only get the strap but also tools to add and remove the links, saving you a trip down the jewellers for resizing.
Allbingo print band
$7.99 | Amazon
If you already have a couple of go-to bands for sport or formal wear, why not add a dash of pattern to your wristwear? Coming in seven different styles, Allbingo gives you one of the few ways to style your Charge 3 outside the usual bands.
If you fancy something on the arty side, this style is available in both small (5.5-inches - 7.1-inches) and large (7.1-inches - 8.7-inches) sizes. This one is bound to stand out from the crowd.
Shangpule leather band
$10.99 | Amazon
From arty to stylish now, and this leather band from Shangpule provides a neat way for your wrist to be both comfortable and smart. There are no bells and whistles really here ‚Äď this one features a standard pin and buckle design and comes in a range of different leather styles. Unlike other options on this list, though, be aware that it only comes in one size, fitting wrists between 5.1-inches - 7.7-inches.
Maledan woven fabric
$7.99 | Amazon
If you want the look of the Fitbit Charge 3 Special Edition but don't fancy paying the extra dough, this band from Maledan is the answer to your wishes. Coming in six different woven fabric styles, this is ideal for those who want a more comfortable strap to wear around the clock.
It's probably not the best for exercise - especially if you're headed for the pool - and may not remain tight enough on the wrist to maintain completely accurate heart rate readings, but it will be by far the best to wear during sleep tracking.
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Inky Goat custom leather band
The options above provide a cheap way to build your collection of Charge bands, but that doesn't mean there aren't more premium options to consider, too. Take this leather band from Inky Goat as an example. Not only does the handmade band give you the choice of four different buckle stylings to match your tracker, it also comes in both small and medium sizes.
Metal bracelet band
If you're looking to turn your Charge 3 into more of a fashion piece, or perhaps want to do a better job of hiding its tech-y tracking smarts, this metal bangle from Etsy is just the ticket. Sure, it's a little on the expensive side when compared to the other options on this list, but it's one of the few ways to completely transform the Fitbit's look. Since this is a link bracelet, you simply have to add or remove them to make the band fit your wrist.