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Specifications

 Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515Fitness Reality 1000 Plus
Sunny Health & Fitness SF-RW5515Fitness Reality 1000 Plus
Unit Weight59lbs63.6lbs
Dimensions82″ L x 19″ W x 23″ H88.5″ L x 21.5″ W x 21.5″ H
Dimensions (Folded)37″ L X 19″ W X 53. 5″ H39. 5″ L x 21. 5″ W x 53. 5″ H
Drive typeBeltBelt
Seat HeightNot stated9.5″ – 12″
Inseam48″39″
Weight Capacity250lbs250lbs
Resistance Levels814
Display (Type)Non-backlit LCDNon-backlit 3.5″ LCD
Display (Readouts)Time
Count
Calories
Total Count
Scan All
Distance
Time
Total count
Calories burned
Strokes/min
Scan
Tablet Holder?NoYes
Bottle Holder?NoNo
Bluetooth compatible?NoYes
Transport wheels?YesYes
Built-in workout programs?NoYes (via app)
Heart rate monitor?NoNo
Warranty3 years (Frame)
90 days (Parts)
1 year (Frame)
90 days (Parts)
Cost (amazon.com)Check PriceCheck Price

Similarities

he Sunny SF-RW5515 and Fitness Reality 1000 Plus magnetic rowers both have a similar drive type

  • The two magnetic rowers are belt driven.

The magnetic rowers both offer the same weight capacities

  • Both the Sunny and Fitness Reality has a maximum weight capacity of 250lbs.

Both magnetic rowers have similar display types

  • The Sunny uses a non-backlit LCD screen, while the Fitness Reality has a 3.5” non-backlit LCD screen.

Neither of the two magnetic rowers features a built-in bottle holder

  • Neither the Sunny nor the Fitness Reality has a built-in bottle holder.

Both the Sunny and Fitness Reality feature transport wheels

  • Both magnetic rowers feature transport wheels for easy moving and storage.

Neither the Sunny nor the Fitness Reality has a heart rate monitor

  • Neither of the two features a heart rate monitor.

Differences

The Sunny and Fitness Reality have different unit weights

  • The Sunny weighs 59lbs, while the Fitness Reality is heavier at 63.6lbs.

The Sunny and Fitness Reality both differ when it comes to their dimensions

  • The Sunny is 82” long, 19” wide, and 23” tall, while the Fitness Reality has a length of 88.5”, a width of 21.5”, and a height of 21.5”.

The two magnetic rowers have different dimensions when folded

  • The Sunny has a length of 37”, a width of 19”, and a height of 53.5”, while the Fitness Reality is 39.5” long, 21.5” wide, and 53.5” tall.

The Sunny and Fitness Reality have different maximum inseam measurements

  • The Sunny’s maximum inseam length is 48”, while the Fitness Reality is 39”.

There is a difference for both the Sunny and Fitness Reality’s resistance levels

  • The Sunny features eight resistance levels, while the Fitness Reality has fourteen.

Only the Fitness Reality has a built-in tablet holder

  • The Fitness Reality has a built-in tablet holder that is not available for the Sunny.

Of the two magnetic rowers, only the Fitness Reality is Bluetooth compatible

  • The Fitness Reality has Bluetooth connectivity, while the Sunny does not have this feature.

Between the two magnetic rowers, only the Fitness Reality offers built-in workout programs

  • The Fitness Reality has built-in workout programs via the app, while the Sunny has none.

The Sunny and Fitness Reality offer different warranties

  • The Sunny has a warranty of three years for the frame, and 90 days for the parts, while Fitness Reality offers one year for the frame, and 90 days for the parts.

Conclusion

Both the Sunny SF-RW5515 and Fitness Reality 1000 Plus are trusty and from well-known brands. Choosing between the two will depend on your preferences.

Here are some notable differences you might want to consider:

  • The Sunny occupies less space than the Fitness Reality.
  • The Fitness Reality offers more features such as more resistance levels, a tablet holder, Bluetooth connectivity, and built-in workout programs. It also displays more specific information than the Sunny.
  • The Sunny offers a better warranty.