Fitbit has knocked it out of the park with its Charge 3, which it released in 2018. It’s a near-perfect fitness tracker that gives you just a dash of smartphone technology, all conveniently and comfortably strapped to your wrist.
When you open your Fitbit Charge 3 box, it comes with two sports bands, one small and one large. These bands are perfectly functional, fit well, and get the job done.
However, they are not necessarily the most fashionable, or flashy, bands in the world. Luckily, there are replacement bands available through third-party manufacturers and directly from Fitbit. These are bands made from comfortable and durable materials in various colors that give your tracker, a flashier look.
Here are the best Fitbit Charge 3 bands available.
Charge 3 is built to be put through the ringers of workouts from hardcore strolling around the block. These workouts usually produce sweat, which is good, and the Qibox sport band is built to breathe in such cases.
It’s made out of silicone and is soft, flexible, and comes with holes for breathing. Not only does it add comfort to your workout, but it’s sleek, stylish, and offers 16 different color options.
Why we love it: The Qibox is built for sport. It allows your skin to breathe during workouts, which should keep your skin free of any fitness tracker rash. The options of colors allow you to express your style and break free from the standard black Fitbit band.
This band is made from hand-woven, high-quality Horween leather and gives your wrist a splash of class. You have the options of two colors, plumb and midnight blue, which look good with almost any outfit you throw together.
The leather band is an accessory that you would want to attach after you’ve hit the trails or the gym as it is not water, sweat, or heat resistant. Switch it out if you want to head out on the town while looking good.
Why we love it: It’s simple and stylish design, and high-quality materials, allow you to slip on your tracker for a night out, or any formal affair, without looking like you have a fitness tracker on. If you want to count calories and steps while mingling with the cocktail crowd, this premium band is the perfect accessory.
Another band from Fitbit directly is more about fashion than functionality. The Woven Band is made of a polyester blend and has an aluminum buckle. You can get it in charcoal or periwinkle, which frees you from the standard black that comes with the standard bands.
It’s flexible and comfortable and gives your band, and your wrist, a casual look. Like the Horween Leather band, the Woven Band is not water or sweat resistant. This band is not for the gym, but makes a great accessory to up your fashion game while at work or having brunch with friends.
Why we love it: This is a band that you can swap out after a workout and transforms your Charge 3 into a fashionable smartwatch. Nobody realizes that you’re still tracking your steps and heart rate while you’re wearing this about on your day.
Is this a band? Is it a protective case? It’s both. The Goseth Band is a sturdy band that also has a protective case to add extra protection to the corners and face of your tracker. The sport band features a honeycomb design with holes to add for ventilation to allow your skin to breathe during sweaty workouts.
While it has a utilitarian look and feel to it, you do get to choose between seven different colors. These options include a black and yellow pattern as well as a unique black and lime option.
Why we love it: This band turns your Fitbit into an indestructible machine. The holes in the band give it a sport band look and lets your skin breathe after you’ve killed it in the gym or on the running trails. Are you worried about scratches or dings to your tracker? This band has you covered.
We all love stainless steel, and Fitlink offers a steel strap for the Fitbit Charge 3. It’s flexible and breathable, which makes it perfect for working out and running errands around town, at the office, or anywhere you want to take your wearable tech. Made out of stainless steel, it’s durable and last you a long time. It has an adjustable strap that fits most wrists, both skinny and large.
Just because it’s made out of steel doesn’t mean you’re stuck with a dull, silver band. The Fitlink strap gives you the choice of ten different color styles. It’s comfortable and easy to install and remove without the need for a tool.
Why we love it: This band is sturdy, clean, and blends the line between comfort and style with several color options.
Allbingo frees your Fitbit to break free of boring bands that don’t have any flair. They’re comfortable, flexible, and soft and come in a variety of fun prints to add some color to your workouts. They have 16 different special-edition print designs to choose from that are eye-catching and allow you to express yourself.
The prints include various floral designs and animal prints. Our favorite, however, is the dog paw print, which is sure to please dog lovers everywhere.
Why we love it: Let’s face it, as great as all the band options are, they can get boring. This band grabs your attention with fun, bright, and popular print options.
Allbingo Cute Bands Compatible with Fitbit Charge 3
The Fitbit Charge 3 comes with a charging cord and portal. The chord is not very long, which isn’t always ideal, depending on where your outlet is. CAVN offers a vertical charging dock that you can safely charge your tracker. The aluminum charger is sturdy and made out of aluminum and won’t scratch the display on your device.
The dock comes with a replacement charging cord that is over four feet long, giving you freedom and options as to where you can safely charge your tracker.
Why we love it: This dock gives you a safer way to charge your tracker with a sturdy device that comes with a longer charging cord.
If you’re looking to add some extra protection to the display of your tracker, this soft and slim protective case has you covered. It’s lightweight and made from a high-quality TPU skin-friendly material. There are precise holes in it that allow you to access the buttons on the Charge 3 with ease.
The cover is thin and doesn’t restrict the touchscreen abilities of your device. There are 15 different and unique color options to choose from that give your case a splash of color. If you want to primp it, there is even a Gold Bling option.)
Why we love it: This is an affordable option to add some extra protection to your Charge 3. It protects but doesn’t add weight or functionality of the device and gives you some color options to spice up your wrist.
These screen protectors, which come in an 8-pack, offer protection for your Charge 3 display screen without adding a case. They’re transparent with a glass-like surface that won’t distort or affect the high definition of your watch face. The skins allow for accurate touch screen functions and is fitted with laser precision for an ‘invisible’ look.
Why we love it: These simple skins are practical, easy to install, and offer protection without changing the look or feel of your device.
While it’s one of the best fitness trackers on the market, the Fitbit Charge 3 doesn’t come with many standard accessories. You get a simple band and charging dock with your purchase, but that doesn’t mean you’re limited to those options.
Both Fitbit and several third-party manufacturers offer stylish bands to brighten your wearable as well as several products, like charging docks and protective cases, to make your tracker an even more enjoyable product.
Andy is a long-time writer covering sports, tech, and the local arts scene in Seattle, Washington. He is an avid hockey fan, weight lifter, and fitness tracker fanatic. His work has appeared on ESPN Seattle, Sportsnet in Canada and most recently NHL.com.