Advantages of the Fitbit Versa 2 Special EditionThe advantages of the Special Edition are also very clear for the Versa 2:
- Contactless payment (with NFC)
- Other colours
- Other wristbands
The contactless payment was a reason for me to buy the Fitbit Charge 3 as a Special Edition. But in practice Fitbit Pay disappointed me. There are only a few banks that support the service. I didn't want to and didn't buy another card for it. So the more expensive version was basically free.
The colors of the Fitbit Versa 2 itself are a reason for choosing the Special Edition. However, this only applies to the color of the device, i.e. the module itself. The wristbands of the Versa 2 can be exchanged as with the predecessor and also the Lite version (Fitbit Versa vs Versa Lite).
Just to choose the more expensive Special Edition because of a beautiful wristbands doesn't make sense. There is also a very large selection of imitation wristbands for the Fitbit Versa 2.
The wristbands of the Fitbit Versa, Versa 2 and Versa Lite are identical. There is no difference to the Special Edition.
What about alexa?The voice control Alexa is a special feature of the Fitbit Versa 2. This is available in both versions. So with the normal Versa 2 as well as the Versa 2 as Special Edition.
Does the Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition have better hardware?No. The Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition has the same hardware as the normal Versa 2. Even NFC, for contactless payment, is used in both variants. However, the function is only activated in the Special Edition.
Both devices can store music on the clock itself. A memory of 2.5 GB is available for this purpose.
Both models also do not have a GPS installed. All variants of the Fitbit Versa 2, Versa and Versa Lite only offer connected GPS. The connection to the smartphone is used to record distances.