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Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker Black by Review Summary ,  Sep 24, 2015

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Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker, Black
Report Date: 09/24/2015
Based on 10019 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.4
Returned or considering to return: 3.4%

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Individual Feature Rating
Motivating4.8   average
Clock4.7   average
Fitness4.7   average
Control4.6   exceptional
Dashboard4.6   average
Wearable4.6   average
Monitoring4.5   average
Track4.5   average
Accurate4.4   above average
Battery4.4   above average
Vibration4.4   average
Tracking4.3   above average
Weight4.3   average
Website4.2   above average
Sleep4.0   average
Sync4.0   above average
Run3.7   above average
Software3.7   above average
Bluetooth3.6   above average
Charging3.5   above average
Height3.5   average
Waterproof3.5   average
Wearing3.5   above average
Strap3.4   average
USB3.4   average
Calibration3.3   average
Support3.2   above average
Swimming2.9   average
Shower2.5   average
Warranty2.4   average
Plastic2.1   below average


Quotes from the Reviews - What People Say about:

Accurate

Accurate:
"Hidden from view and very accurate."
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"If I could reliable get it to be accurate to a 10% margin of error, I would be happy."
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"Unfortunately, I just don't find it as accurate as the One and I just liked the One so much better."
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"While I did not expect it to be perfectly accurate, I did expect something a lot closer than I experienced with either the Zip or the One."
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"It may not be perfectly accurate- but I don't think it is that far off, either."
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"Have had this Fitbit One for 2 years...it's a little unpredictable at times about my steps (sometimes not as accurate), and the Fitbit app website for online tracking friending can be useful but problematic when multiple family members are using along with the Aria scale (often confuses all of our weights)."
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"It seems pretty accurate and has helped me maintain a good level of fitness."
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"It seems to be more accurate than the Up24 I was using before as well."
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"It is great, accurate and fun programs, delivery was timely."
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"Accurate and nice size."
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"Works well and very accurate."
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Battery

Battery:
"It sat for several months before I finally attempted to get started with it, and by then the battery was dead."
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"Battery power erratic!"
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"I never let the battery discharge completely, and the last two failures occurred after a full charge the day before."
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"Bought the cheaper version first and the batteries became a problem after a few months."
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"Plug it into a car charger with a USB port--this actually works, if you remember to do it, but one inherent problem with car chargers is that they are bad for batteries."
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"It worked for 8 months then battery failed to hold charge DO NOT BUY OR IF U DO FROM ANOTHER COMPANY"
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"Battery life is good, but the charger is a bit of a pain in the keister."
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"-The battery life is exceptional and charging is quick."
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"Battery life is fantastic."
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"They were able to log into my account to confirm that the battery went from 100% to 0% in less than 48 hours."
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"Love the small size so it's not obvious your wearing a tracker and especially love that the battery last so long I'm not having to charge it all the time."
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Bluetooth

Bluetooth:
"I assume something is wrong with the bluetooth in the tracker."
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"I do love my fit it one, but my only complaint is that it quit connecting to my phone via Bluetooth."
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"Update 6 9 2015, 5 stars: I got a Polar Loop to try out, it syncs with their Bluetooth HRM, but the app isn't as good, and info doesn't sync with any popular fitness app (MyFitnessPal, Weight Watchers, etc.)."
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"CONS:-Emits bluetooth all the time, thus could be harmful to your health."
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"The only problem I have with it is that I have to use my laptop to sync it as the bluetooth is a bit odd."
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"There's an app that can help locate a lost or misplaced fitbit, but it only works if there aren't a lot of other bluetooth devices nearby."
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"The bluetooth connection is easy to set up and I appreciate not having to use a base to connect to a computer."
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"I also don't understand why the app on my iPad2 can't sync with the Fitbit, even-though it has Bluetooth and IOS7.The Fitbit does a decent job counting your steps and tracking your sleep, but I found it less accurate when counting floors."
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"Sometimes it takes several tries to link to my phone via Bluetooth but other than that no complaints."
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"It works great with bluetooth on my cell phone and pc."
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"Previous user of a Fitbit Ultra, upgraded to Fitbit One to take advantage of Bluetooth all-day syncing."
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Button

Button:
"Because the battery lasts about a week it is difficult to get into a routine of charging it and I've found many times I check my steps in the app only to not be able to find the device, try pushing the button and no light comes on."
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"My only complaint is it doesn't have an off or on button so it will not count drive time."
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"Dropped it from about shoulder height and the button on it broke."
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"The button on the device isn't working and we haven't been able to get help from FitBit or Amazon to resolve the issue."
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"When we go to check our step and press the display button, it boots up with the version number -- the time is wrong (presumably when it shut down) and no steps recording long walks."
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"And the Fitbit I replaced it with two months ago is now broken as well - the button isn't responding."
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"Basically, this loses a star not necessarily because it turns off (I understand that the clip nature of this makes it easier to accidentally push it's button, but because you can't turn it back on conveniently."
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"The best feature is that you can push button and look through various measurements."
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"2) Automatically tracks sleep (i. e. no need to push a button)Fitbit One - Good: - More accurate than arm-band trackers (I switched from Fitbit Charge to Fitbit One because of this)Fitbit One - Bad: - Requires positioning on clothes - easy for pants and shorts with pockets - Knocked it off all the time - Lost my tracker because of this - Requires button press for sleep tracking start and stop - Requires a separate Velcro band for sleep, and the Velcro band was wearing out after about 3 months."
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"I know the device is working for all other functions as it's incrementing steps and floors (as evidenced by synching), but I can never get it to work with the button pushes and this effectively makes it useless for sleep tracking."
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"Also like how easy it is to press a button and see some high level stats right on the device face."
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Calibration

Calibration:
"And yes, it was both over and under counting steps, even after multiple calibration attempts."
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"I'm also not sure how well calibrated my Fitbit is to my actual steps but it gives me a pretty good idea as to how active I am in a day."
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"Also resting or adjusting the set calibration should be less challenging."
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"That's what I thought, along with the negative reviews I had read about the lack of a calibration function (unlike most pedometers).I can now say, Boy was I wrong!"
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"While I know I am active on the weekends, I really wanted to see how active I am during the week while commuting & working in an office...The measurements were very accurate as well - some devices require you to calibrate your step but this thing was dead on."
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"Fitbit One has not only given me visibility into what I actually do each day and help me calibrate my eating, its also helped me challenge myself to change."
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"My Fitbit does track my walking and running distance well (since I calibrated my stride settings)."
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"I will try and calibrate for better accuracy or just chalk it up to cheap design."
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"Works well at counting, mileage needs calibration."
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"You might be able to calibrate that, but I don't really care so have not looked into it."
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"I have calibrated against known distances and works great."
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Charging

Charging:
"It's hard to pull the One from the charger pod with dry hands."
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"I gave a One Star review of the Fitbit Charge because of the errors it produces."
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"However 2 months in, my Fitbit One seems incapable of holding a charge for more than 24 hours, which is especially frustrating since I have a job that requires I travel be out a lot and am not always capable of charging over night."
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"Although the product showed an error at first, upon charging it for an hour or so, it started up as if nothing had happened."
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"As of lately I haven't been able to get it to charge."
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"While I love that the battery lasts almost a week, the charger isn't very effective."
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"Battery life is good, but the charger is a bit of a pain in the keister."
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"-The battery life is exceptional and charging is quick."
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"I wish that there was an easier way to charge it."
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"I really like the Fitbit One as it seems to be accurate and holds the charge for about two weeks."
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"Love the small size so it's not obvious your wearing a tracker and especially love that the battery last so long I'm not having to charge it all the time."
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Clock

Clock:
"I use the alarm setting to wake up every morning to a gentle vibration instead of the annoying alarm clock!"
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"Also makes a really good alarm clock."
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"Finally, since the device has a silent alarm feature where it gently quietly vibrates to wake you up at a set time (without disturbing anyone else who might be in the room), I have been able to fully replace my old alarm clock with the Fitbit."
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"The sleep alarm is a terrific alternative to a conventional alarm clock, especially since my partner and I have different work schedules and is asleep when I wake up."
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"I'm not a fitness nut, but I do like to have an easy alarm, clock, and step counter."
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"If you think you might just want it for the wake up feature, it's worth it just to replace your alarm clock with something silent and pleasing."
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"My only complaint is the wrist band to track your sleep pattern, it is not comfortable, so I have just started clipping it to my night shirt, not as accurate but much more comfortable."
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"I willa dmit if it were bigger it would be hard to keep on you and remain comfortable but b c this was smaller I have since lost it."
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"The sleep monitor isn't perfect, but it is much more comfortable than many of the others on the market IMHO."
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"I wear it in my bra so my chest usually catches it, but the sleep thing isn't comfortable or really uncomfortable, I just feel like they could have done something better."
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"The wristband is pretty comfortable, but I've had a problem with the velcro."
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"I aim for a 60-20-20 balance which seems to be a comfortable compromise of the various recommendations I've seen on the web."
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"-The sleepband it comes with is pretty comfortable and only really takes about a night to get used to it."
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"It is comfortable to wear and easy to conceal."
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"Very accurate device, sleep band that came with it is very comfortable to wear."
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"They are cute and comfortable."
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"I have tried on other step tracking devices but nothing is as comfortable and reliable as the Fitbit."
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Connection

Connection:
"I do love my fit it one, but my only complaint is that it quit connecting to my phone via Bluetooth."
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"I was a little disappointed in the apps friend community connections."
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"The customer service is also great if you run into connection problems."
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"I did not receive the little connection to program the fitbit so unable to use it!"
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"I've misplaced it twice, but was able to use the connection signal from my phone to locate it."
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"While I am able to download, install, and open their software program required to use the product, when trying to setup a device using their software it gives me the error no internet connection found."
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"- Falls off pocket, bra, etc, easily from connecting device."
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"The bluetooth connection is easy to set up and I appreciate not having to use a base to connect to a computer."
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"I do love my fit it one, but my only complaint is that it quit connecting to my phone via Bluetooth."
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"Love the online graphs so I can see progress & love connecting with friends."
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"its just awesome , love the connectivity , would love this exact thing in watch form."
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Control

Control:
"I've contemplated the Bracelet, but with infection control, it's also not a good fit for me either."
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"I am in full control of my weight after going through a lot of inconsistencies."
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"I love this it helps me take control of my fitness activities in a fun and competitive way."
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"Although I think the actual product is great, the quality control of the case sucks."
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"Help me to control diet as well."
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"Positive:This did sync very easily and I never had any problem looking up my stats or info on the website's control panel."
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"I like that it is easy to log activity to Fitbit as I like having the ability to better control the accuracy."
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Dashboard

Dashboard:
"Cons: it isn't easy to navigate the dashboard, nor is set up designed for dummies."
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"The dashboard on the site is a bit confusing and takes some time to get use to, but I like it."
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"I love it, I have to say to me it is a great challenge to make all the dashboard entries green."
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"The Fitbit Dashboard and App aren't perfect, but they give enough information."
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"At first, I was disappointed at how uninformative the desktop version of the dashboard is, until I realized that's all there was to Fitbit."
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"My company runs challenges and results calculated based the fitbit dashboard."
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"I love the dashboard and computer sync and usage because I do not have a smartphone and don't use phones for apps and stuff like that I, I just use a computer and it has always synced and worked great for me."
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"Since Im a runner I was thinking of switching but since it does all my time, splits, maping and GPS on my pnone and transfers to my dashboard when it sincs I just love it."
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"The Dashboard is fun to look at and I really learned a lot about my sleep patterns, although, I am still not sure how it knows if I am awake and lying still or tossing and turning in my sleep.... :-) I like that it connects to my Lose It!"
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"Initially fun and motivating; but the device quit sync-ing with dashboard after only a few months."
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"The online Dashboard interface is very well done, too."
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Display

Display:
"the Fitbit picks up all the steps I was missing with the Jawbone and I really enjoy having a display to look at now without opening an app every time I want to check my progress!"
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":)Appearance: Yes, the display is slightly pink, which some have complained about, but that doesn't bother me--I only mention it in case it might bother someone reading this review, who might want to opt out of this particular color choice."
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"I did have a Fitbit Flex as well that I used for a few months in between but I really missed the display."
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"Battery life is poor (2-3 days) and the charger is wonky and doesn't connect well sometimes, No LED display so must sync with phone computer and difficult to know when fitbit battery is low (many times I went to sync with phone to find fitbit battery was dead then my phone battery ran down a bunch looking for fitbit)."
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"I started with the Ultra, and had it for years until an unfortunate car accident broke the casing open, but the display was still working."
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"But I'm less than happy about Amazon's online display in this case, which I completely misunderstood to mean I had to buy the wristband and a belt clip separately (for $14 apiece!"
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"Long battery life and on screen display are great! "
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"The burgundy is pretty and I like that the words and what not on the display are pink."
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"I check it throughout the day - love the little display for times when I don't have my phone handy - and the charge lasts for well over a week."
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"The charge lasts for a long time and the display is clear and shows everything you are looking for in a wireless fitness tracker."
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"the Fitbit picks up all the steps I was missing with the Jawbone and I really enjoy having a display to look at now without opening an app every time I want to check my progress!"
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Experience

Experience:
"The critical problem in my experience though is the charging cable."
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"If you walk with the device on a belt or inside a pocket, you won't experience too many problems."
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"What started out being a motivating, information-filled experience has left me very frustrated."
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"Some of the other fitness monitors have heartmonitors, but my experience is that they don't work so well."
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"I do not typically post reviews (this is only my third review on Amazon), but I could write paragraphs on my terrible customer service experience with Fitbit."
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"My remaining device, the Flex wristband, just isn't accurate enough for me to bother wearing it, so my total 'loss' is $458.I will say the iPhone app is pretty nice, and I will say again my wife really liked the Fitbit One (especially the first one that lasted more than just a few months and died due to our own fault).But, given my very-costly experience, I couldn't give this more than one star."
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"(Also, I chose the One bc the 'sleep tracker' feature is said to be more accurate than wrist-worn ones, but my experience is that it's very limited in that it requires wearing an armband around your bicep, which feels very unnatural when sleeping and difficult to keep fastened."
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"Since I have experience with both I'm going to highlight what I find best and worst about the Misfit (Shine) and the Fitbit One."
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"It has been very accurate in my experience."
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"Great support experience."
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"I had a great experience with the support team, which seems more and more unusual these days!"
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Fit

Fit:
"The challenges are fun and it helps me be mindful of my intent to be fit ."
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"I originally ordered the smaller fit bit - It was not good for slow walkers but the ONE is GREAT!"
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"The fit bit challenges me to get more exercise and I enjoy the features."
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"I like my fit bit but the plastic piece broke off the tip of the case, and I had to buy a new one at around $15."
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"I do love my fit it one, but my only complaint is that it quit connecting to my phone via Bluetooth."
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"Ordered the Charge HR first in size L and discovered it didn't fit as well as I wanted it to."
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"I recommend this for anyone trying to get more fit without having to be a total gym rat! "
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"I really love my fit bit but would it have killed them to put some easy instructions in there instead of making everyone go on line 1st...."
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"The challenges are fun and it helps me be mindful of my intent to be fit ."
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"I enjoyed the fit bit for monitoring steps, diet, sleep it was a great motivator."
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"I couldn't get used to the fit it watch, but this clip on is easy and has a watch band option as well! "
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Fitness

Fitness:
"The only problems I have had are getting it to sync consistently with certain fitness programs, the fitbit website is randomly down more than you'd expect from such a big company, and the GPS tracking using this plus the smartphone app is not impressive."
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"Update 6 9 2015, 5 stars: I got a Polar Loop to try out, it syncs with their Bluetooth HRM, but the app isn't as good, and info doesn't sync with any popular fitness app (MyFitnessPal, Weight Watchers, etc.)."
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"But beware if you are using in conjuction with other fitness apps like MFP."
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"I bought a band style fitness tracker by another company and was not happy with it."
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"Great product, I have encouraged three of my friends to also purchase Fit Bit products to keep track of their fitness and challenge themselves."
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"That's an absurd way to set up a $100 fitness tracker."
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"It seems pretty accurate and has helped me maintain a good level of fitness."
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"I love this it helps me take control of my fitness activities in a fun and competitive way."
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"I highly recommend this for professionals who don't want the wrist fitness trackers."
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"This is by far the best fitness tracker available."
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"Excellent fitness product!"
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Fun

Fun:
"The challenges are fun and it helps me be mindful of my intent to be fit ."
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"It is also fun challenging your friends to a day week long challenge to see who can walk the farthest or meet their daily step."
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"These challenges (both formal and informal) provide a fun method of encouragement to stay fit and walk more."
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"It's been fun to have challenges with friends, it very motivating."
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"We have so much fun challenging each other to see who can get the most steps in a day, weekend or week."
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"It's so fun to have challenges with them and it really forces you to get off your butt and move more."
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"It is great, accurate and fun programs, delivery was timely."
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"Kinda fun to wear (in my pocket) though and it does a pretty good job of counting steps and noting stair climbing."
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"i really like this product and was having alot of fun and friendly competetions at work and through facebook, however i have lost it numerous times."
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"This is a great value, easy to use, and it's FUN."
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"My Fitbit is my constant sidekick and a great source of inspiration and fun."
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Height

Height:
"A few things I disliked with the pedometers was programming them as best I could, stride length, height, weight, just a big hassle."
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"Dropped it from about shoulder height and the button on it broke."
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"Also, while attempting to register, I was unable to get her height and weight in via the website, and had to do it through the native application, which was frustrating."
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"A few things I disliked with the pedometers was programming them as best I could, stride length, height, weight, just a big hassle."
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"It seems accurate with steps and stairs....Distance is pretty close, within 5-10% or so when I compare with the GPS mapper on my phone (it seems to overestimate my distance walked...this may vary depending on your height stride).I haven't had a problem with the FB1 logging steps or stairs while driving in my car, but it does go a little nuts when I have it in my bag while ridding my bike to work every day."
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"I don't know how the software and sensors are put together but I was pretty impressed that it could account for my height and gate that accurately."
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"I would stick with the Polar Watches for calories they are more accurate and go by your weight height female age ect."
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"It works great and has pushed me to new heights of walking and generally upping my fitness game."
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Monitoring

Monitoring:
"It isn't totally accurate on the step count and definitely doesn't monitor my sleep very well."
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"As far as the sleep monitor goes, I don't think it's very accurate."
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"My other complaint, which is why I'd like a heart monitor link, is that when you do more stationary exercise, including plyometrics, or other Crossfit sort of stuff, basically anything that does not involve straight line movement, Fitbit doesn't know you are doing anything and it won't account for the movement or increased caloric burn."
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"A good reference for monitoring changes in an attempt to increase activity."
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"The sleep monitor isn't perfect, but it is much more comfortable than many of the others on the market IMHO."
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"You can't easily do that with a monitor you wear on your wrist."
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"I enjoyed the fit bit for monitoring steps, diet, sleep it was a great motivator."
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"I also love the sleep monitor - it really helped me to understand why I was so exhausted even after being in bed for hours and hours."
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"I have sleep apnea, so it is important to me to be able to monitor my sleep."
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"My main need is for a device to assist me in monitoring my Calories (Eaten and Burned) as well as my physical activity."
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"Perfection other than no HR monitor."
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Motivating

Motivating:
"Sharing with others your challenges and competing with others is motivating and helpful."
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"The website also is motivating when you add other fitbit users so you can challenge each other, and see all your stats whether on the phone or via the website."
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"It's been fun to have challenges with friends, it very motivating."
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"The challenges on the app (you can compete with friends) are so very motivating and I'm sure more and more people are purchasing this due to that."
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"What started out being a motivating, information-filled experience has left me very frustrated."
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"And now that fitbit has added features like the workweek challenge, it's even more motivating."
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"It's a wonderful and easy motivator to keep moving."
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"I have the Fitbit app on my phone as well as the Fitbit and not only does it help me keep track of my daily steps, stairs and activities, it helps me see how my friends with Fitbits are doing which is a great motivator."
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"Great motivator."
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"I enjoyed the fit bit for monitoring steps, diet, sleep it was a great motivator."
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"It really is a great little motivator."
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Plastic

Plastic:
"I like my fit bit but the plastic piece broke off the tip of the case, and I had to buy a new one at around $15."
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":( Well, I didn't like having to wear the plastic band all the time, not a great fashion statement on days I'm dressing up."
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"The little plastic end piece broke off the clip within a couple months, not a dealbreaker because it still works without it, but a little annoying (although there are a bunch of plans out there if you have access to a 3d printer so you can print your own) The mesh velcro sleep band is comfy, but comes off sometimes while you sleep."
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"About two months ago, the little plastic tab on the back of the clip broke off, although I was able to glue it back in place."
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"The belt clip is way better than the old one, which was plastic and broke easily."
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"The only complaint I have is that the piece of plastic on the end of the clip came off, I can't find it anywhere and now there is a piece of exposed metal on the end."
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"I LOVE my Fitbit, but the plastic tip came off of the clip in about six weeks."
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"So- while I must say- the first year was a great experience the honeymoon is definitely over and all I have is a piece of plastic left... very bummed!"
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"The belt clip is way better than the old one, which was plastic and broke easily."
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"Unanswered: First there was a clear plastic case over the Fitbit itself which I could not remove."
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"The initial clip was plastic, which broke easily, and even when intact it didn't hold the device securely."
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Quality

Quality:
"It doesn't appear to be very good quality and began coming off while I was sleeping less than a month after I purchased it."
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"The problem with the fitbit one is one of poor quality construction in the case -- the tip with the fitbit logo on the clip falls out."
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"Having it on me, I've become more active, started watching what I eat, have fun mini-competitions with my family & friends with the app's challenges, I can keep an eye on my sleep quality, drink more water, and most importantly I lost over 80 pounds since purchasing it."
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"Horrible design and quality!"
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"I have owned a couple since but their failure is not necessarily related to bad quality, since I put so many daily steps in."
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"Same thing - it got replaced, and then when the third replacement broke, I realised quality on fitbit products is just not up to par with it's competitors! "
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"Great quality."
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"The quality and price is too good."
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"The quality of the product seems to be real good so far."
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"I'd have given this a 1 star for quality, except for above mentioned reasons why I love it."
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Run

Run:
"I did run it through the washing machine once, which I would *not* recommend (it's not designed for that! )"
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"FitBit is awesome and their customer service when anything goes wrong (lose it, run it through the wash), is EXCEPTIONAL!"
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"I like to challenge myself and see how many times I can run up the stairs."
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"The app crashed first, then it failed to track my run."
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"The customer service is also great if you run into connection problems."
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"My company runs challenges and results calculated based the fitbit dashboard."
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"FitBit is awesome and their customer service when anything goes wrong (lose it, run it through the wash), is EXCEPTIONAL!"
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"i have even bought one for her sister as a b-day gift and runs marathons and she loves hers as well."
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"I guess two years is a good run for a device like this."
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"please don't run it through the washer it will not work again learned the hard way."
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"I love using it to track runs rather than have a separate running app."
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Running

Running:
"I would not recommend this product if you are looking to track your running."
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"Since then, it tracks walking steps fine, but it is HORRIBLE with tracking my running."
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"Only downside is it is horrendous for something like running."
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"During that year- I loved my fitbit... however this past January I started running into problems with the fitbit."
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"It survived and was completely unharmed so it is defiantly water proof :) but I wouldn't recommend running your fit bit though a wash cycle."
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"It often calculates my calories for activities incorrectly (like running, biking, etc.)"
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"I would say at this point, I get an accurate running reading about once very 10-15 runs."
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"The longer I have it, the less frequent I get an accurate running reading."
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"I came running back within 24 hours to the accurate, user-friendly technology and the great customer service."
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"I bought this to improve on the accuracy of my running tracking, which I do using a smartphone and endomundo."
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"It is accurate for regular walking or running activities though."
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Shower

Shower:
"Pros: You wear it, so it's hard to lose, and it's waterproof, so you can shower and swim with it."
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"- both ONE and FLEX vibrate to silently wake u up- both tracks steps- but the ONE has a display, so that you can cycle through (with a button) and see calories burned, steps taken, number of stairs climbed, and distance travelled.... the FLEX doesnt have a displayso for the same price of like $100 ( at most stores thats the going price) i would advise investing in the ONE, cuz the FLEX is a bit annoying to put on and take off, if u do dishes shower swim... where as the FLEX u just clip it to your pants or even your bra, and duh u take that off when u shower, so theres less hassle and u wont accidentally get it all wet (it is water resistant... but not waterproof)customer service via FITBIT themselves for a missing dongle that wasn't in the packaging, was shipped out asap, and arrived via fedex within 2 days of contacting them"
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"Unfortunately, yesterday I took it off to take a shower, and set it with my clothes I would be putting on after."
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"The upside is that you'd have it on 24 7 and can wear it in the shower, etc., and the downside for me is that I don't want to see it on my wrist every day."
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"However, if you are looking for something you can wear in the shower or pool, or if you get drenched in sweat easily look elsewhere."
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"I love the added sleep tracker and that the battery lasts pretty much all week and can charge while you shower watch a movie or in a period of time you know you wont be active in aka meetings and such."
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"I also think it's cute when I take the fitbit off (like to shower) and when I pick it up again it has a little comment for me -- like hold me."
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"Pretty good in my opinion since I keep it on me 24 7 (excluding showers)."
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"I would like to be able to keep it on 24 hours a day... so it would need to be shower proof... :-)"
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Sleep

Sleep:
"-The sleep function isn't really accurate or helpful at all."
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"Removing the housing for sleep tracking is to much hassle but this is the least obtrusive and geeky step tracker."
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"Same goes for the sleep tracker- it is hard to make a habit of tracking bedtime and wake time."
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"One problem--my husband I both have these and neither of us can make the sleep function work."
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"I like all the features, especially the sleep tracker, but I have not been able to figure out how to track my weight on a daily basis, and the Help feature has not been helpful in that regard."
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"Logging in the sleep is a little confusing but overall, a very good product."
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"I *love* the Fitbit One-I love that it syncs with my phone, that it tracks my steps and sleep, and that I can review my stats over time."
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"I love it, I need to get more food in the food section but I love the sleep tracker."
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"I also love that I can see my sleep patterns."
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"I bought this just to keep track of my sleep patterns, which it does, just as good as the Vivofit."
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"I enjoyed the fit bit for monitoring steps, diet, sleep it was a great motivator."
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Software

Software:
"And unfortunately, it appears that the software developers are not listening to their users."
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"No only is the product easy to use along with the software, but the customer services is great beyond expectations."
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"It seems to to a good job of keeping track of most things and they seem to update the software to keep problems eliminated."
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"Yeah, if you can't make good software a pretty picture makes it all better."
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"Display gives immediate statusPretty accurate in sleep monitoring and other functions requiring timerCan integrate data with other, much better programs e. g., myFitnessPalConsDoes not sync well..Not backward compatible on iOS .. Ipad 2 software very poor."
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"The hardware works well, but the software is erratic, and their database servers are maddeningly slow."
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"The hardware is great, and until recently I would say the same about the software."
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"The software interface is terrific and I have a few friends I gently compete with."
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"The reason I give this 4 stars instead of 5 is not because of the software and app (both are fantastic), but a design flaw in the device itself."
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"I had a Misfit which I was happy with until they torpedoed their software."
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"Simple to use and great tracking software."
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Strap

Strap:
"I wear a lot of dresses so I'd clip it to my bra straps, or in the middle, unfortunately it was always falling off."
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"Also the One is skinny and easier to wear as I like to clip mine on my bra strap hidden under clothing, and the narrow shape is easier to hide that way."
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"Unfortunately the sweat band squeezes too tightly and is uncomfortable, but it's holding up better than the strap that came with the fitbit."
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"The device some day adds 2-5 flights of stairs sometimes, but frankly it is doesn't happen often -The wrist strap to hold the device when you sleep isn't the best, and can be undone it easily at night."
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"I was wearing this on my bra strap but the pedometer was not accurate so I started wearing it clipped to my pants."
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"I bought a safety latch to go on it at the same time I bought the Fitbit, but the strap got caught on a stick and broke."
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"Worn on my bra strap, it seems to be more accurate than some of the wrist-worn units my friends have."
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"This fitbit is so easy to just clip into your pocket or bra strap (for women) during anytime of the day."
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"I especially love that I can discretely attach to my bra strap or even my waistband."
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"Easily clips on my strap and is not visible."
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"The only negatives I would say is about the two accessories they give with it.1) The general silicone holder w clip is fine, except if you use the clip to attach it to your pocket (so that it latches on, rather than having the entire device in the pocket) or your bra strap, it wears down somewhat easily."
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Support

Support:
"Don't buy the one...Going to work with Fitbit support but I'm not feeling good about this."
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"I had a problem with the first one and Fitbit support replaced it free of charge even though it was over a year old."
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"However, it was selected above others for the opportunity to create a support network that could challenge friends snd family, and compare successes."
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"But Fitbit support has been great in helping me work through the problem."
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"You will get an error message inviting you to go to the support page to solve the problem."
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"very inconsistent, no customer support, a total waste of money"
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"But this is still a good support for me to stay healthy and keep the weight down when I remember...."
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"Added a star for the ease of working with their support group."
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"Their customer service support is outstanding."
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"The iPhone app doesn't support the network functions well."
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"Great support experience."
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Swimming

Swimming:
"Unfortunately, I have lost 2 while swimming."
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"I wouldn't recommend swimming with it, but I did Accidently have it go through the washer machine and dryer and it still works like a champ."
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"You can log what you eat and any other activity you might do without the fitbit (like swimming for example).There were some complaints earlier about losing the fitbit but I find that the carry case that comes with it works a treat."
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"Not a dealbreaker, but it would be nice if it coudld be taken into the water during swimming and such."
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"- Can't be used to track bicycling or swimming (some future trackers are working on addressing that problem).- Easy to forget it in your pocket (or put into the washing machine)- Background bluetooth synch is off by default because it drains your battery too quickly."
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"I live in Hawaii and would love to have one that I can wear jogging down to the beach and into swimming in the ocean without worry."
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"The steps are amazing, the stairs are very accurate, it doesn't do bike or of course swimming activity, but if you want something just for keeping track of your steps and the calories you're burning, this is a nice little piece of equipment and a nice app to start with."
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"Great, I'd give it 5 stars if it was waterproof and could track your swimming."
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"It is so cool, I had been mapping my walks for a long time but to be able to monitor most of your movement is wonderful (waterproof so it could follow my swimming would be amazing)I would recommend it for anyone who wants to see how much they move on an average day."
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"Pros: (as at Sept 2013)- Excellent pedomiter- Good motivation and allows across-the-board health monitoring- Nice interface - when it works (see cons below)Cons: (as at Sept 2013)-Doesn't yet track swimming (would love for it to know my swim speed and calculate calories accordingly rather than me have to guesstimate and add in manually)- Doesn't work with all bluetooth and Mac support on desktop is pants."
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Sync

Sync:
"Some people reported problems with it syncing to their devices."
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"I also am disappointed how frequently I have difficulties syncing when I have the FITBIT attached to the dongle."
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"I spent 3 frustrating hours on both a Mac & PC but this device Will NOT Sync ever."
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"I had a problem with the synching Fitbit is sending me a new one I did like while it was working"
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"- Does not sync well in competitons."
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"I would charge it to full battery, and then I would wake up to a tracker that could not sync, and sure enough, when I checked, the thing was dead."
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"I *love* the Fitbit One-I love that it syncs with my phone, that it tracks my steps and sleep, and that I can review my stats over time."
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"I love the dashboard and computer sync and usage because I do not have a smartphone and don't use phones for apps and stuff like that I, I just use a computer and it has always synced and worked great for me."
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"The first time I was able to find it using the sync mode and the clip was replaced."
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"I also love that I can sync it with my Walgreens app for points towards purchases! "
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Track

Track:
"I love that you can keep track of water and calories on the app, and challenge your friends."
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"I like all the features, especially the sleep tracker, but I have not been able to figure out how to track my weight on a daily basis, and the Help feature has not been helpful in that regard."
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"I liked the ability to see my progress on the actual device (which the Flex can't do) and being able to track my sleep (which the Zip can't do).2."
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"Love this product... can be hard to keep track of because it is so small bit I like it because it is hidden and I can still wear my watch."
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"I would not recommend this product if you are looking to track your running."
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"Since then, it tracks walking steps fine, but it is HORRIBLE with tracking my running."
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"I *love* the Fitbit One-I love that it syncs with my phone, that it tracks my steps and sleep, and that I can review my stats over time."
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"The only thing I would add is on the app that goes with this , I wish they had a nutrition breakdown of my day but still I have lost 25 lbs just from being able to track my day with accuracy"
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"I have the Fitbit app on my phone as well as the Fitbit and not only does it help me keep track of my daily steps, stairs and activities, it helps me see how my friends with Fitbits are doing which is a great motivator."
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"It tracks his steps, how many calories burned, as well as how many flights of stairs he's taken."
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"Easy to use, plus having the app on my phone made it easy to track too."
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Tracking

Tracking:
"Removing the housing for sleep tracking is to much hassle but this is the least obtrusive and geeky step tracker."
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"Same goes for the sleep tracker- it is hard to make a habit of tracking bedtime and wake time."
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"Unacceptable and disappointing for a technology company that offers 'daily' tracking in a $100 device."
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"I like all the features, especially the sleep tracker, but I have not been able to figure out how to track my weight on a daily basis, and the Help feature has not been helpful in that regard."
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"I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an activity tracker they didn't want on their wrist."
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".I was sad to see the measurements tracking go away but this new feature really is great to have."
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"I liked having numbers instead of dots and it counted and tracked all things the Force did it was just a clip on instead of a wrist worn one."
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"I would recommend tracking your accomplishments on the cell phone app MapMyWalk! "
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"I love it, I need to get more food in the food section but I love the sleep tracker."
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USB

USB:
"You recharge it by plugging it into a USB device which is simple when you're at home but can be a problem if you travel for long periods of time."
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"~other love hate issue is the fact that the charging usb connection will not also sync when it plugs in."
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"The only negatives are it has to be charged through a USB port out of it's case and 2."
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"The downside is that you need 2 USB ports for this one (1 for syncing and 1 for charging) as opposed to only 1 for the prior one."
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"It comes with a usb charging CABLE (no AC adapter), a great silicone carrying case with a clip, and an armband."
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"When I received it, I had to wait some days to download and set it up, but when I went to do it, the USB wireless dongle is missing!"
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"The device is very to use, no problem syncing with Android or USB computer device."
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"The Pulse 02 will but I prefer using my PC and iPod Touch as well (I have the burgundy set to my PC (USB receiver, included) and Kindle Fire HDX (Blu-tooth), and black One registered to my iTouch (Blu-tooth)."
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"It is easy to recharge by just plugging it into the USB port on your computer with the added adapter."
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"I hope it would have a hole in the device and a cover then adapts micro USB cable or something simple.3, Recommend this product to :Web interface and integration of device is pretty well made."
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"You will find a wrist sleeve that you place the FitBit into at night so that you can track your sleep, a wireless receiver that you leave plugged into your computer all the time so that the FitBit can Sync without you having to do anything, and there is a USB charging cable, but how well does the FitBit One work?"
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Vibration

Vibration:
"The sleep band can be annoying but the silent vibrating alarm feature is very useful."
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"I use the alarm setting to wake up every morning to a gentle vibration instead of the annoying alarm clock!"
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"Because it's so small, I've misplaced it a couple of times, but using the vibrating alarm, I've been able to use my phone to set alarms via Bluetooth and track it down."
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"Also the vibrating alarm was a problem if I couldn't keep the wristband on my arm."
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"It's a fairly weak vibration, so deep sleepers beware."
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"My husband has used a Jawbone Up and while I believe that the Fitbit One is superior, the vibrating function when you've been idle was nice."
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"I love the silent vibrating alarm and sleep tracker the best."
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"The One has some great features, like the vibrating alarm, so you never need to worry about taking a travel alarm with you anywhere."
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"The sleep mode and vibrating alarm work great and easily!"
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"It's much nicer waking up to a gentle vibration on your wrist than a loud alarm clock blaring in your ear."
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Warranty

Warranty:
"One year warranty--no confidence I guess."
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"Unfortunately, the one year warranty is UP."
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"it was great while it worked , after 3 months its dead won't take a charge and past warranty, that was alot of momey wasted"
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"They replied with information about their warranty replacement program (which included a statement that accidental damage was not grounds for warranty replacement)."
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"I contacted customer support hoping for the best but assuming that it would not be replaced since the fault was entirely my own and that's generally not covered by basic product warranties, but I was wrong."
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"Unfortunately, our warranty does not provide replacements for stolen devices."
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"Despite now being out of warranty customer service was again very friendly and efficient and are replacing my unit for free."
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"Easy to sync and they have a warranty if it gets lost stolen washed in the first 30 days."
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"I liked my fitbit one until a few weeks after the one-year warranty ran out it froze and died on me, came back some time the next day, did the same thing a week later and now yesterday did the same thing."
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"And to be clear, I re-read the warranty, which is EXTREMELY unclear."
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"When I bought one from Best Buy I also bought an extended warranty for $8."
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Waterproof

Waterproof:
"The only problem I've had with it is that it's not waterproof."
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"Unfortunately, it is not waterproof, but it is compact enough and easy enough to take on and off ."
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"It also works with a ton of other fitness apps (digifit, myfitnesspal, etc etc).It's not waterproof, not compatible with apple healthkit (douche move by apple."
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"Pros: You wear it, so it's hard to lose, and it's waterproof, so you can shower and swim with it."
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"That's a negative... it's sweat and splash proof but not waterproof."
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"My only complaint is that it is not waterproof, as my main exercise is daily swimming- and I have to guestimate the number of calories I have burned."
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"It's good that the device seems to be waterproof!"
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"Vivosmart Pros:Waterproof (5 ATM)Wristband has a sleek look, and works well as a watchOffers many smart features for those that like to stay connectedFitbit Pros:Accurate step count (without delay)Crisp displayBattery life (10+ days)User-friendly app & website (very intuitive)Turn on off sleep tracking with one touchAutomatically tracks active minutesEasy connectivity to app & MyFitness PalVivosmart Cons:Blurry displayDelayed & inaccurate step countBattery life (7 days)Took several attempts to connect via BluetoothThe app & web goals settings that I selected did not sync to the deviceSwiping & selecting wristband actions were not convenient- too many things to scroll thru to set active minutes & sleep trackingCannot turn off smart notificationsWouldn't connect to MyFitness Pal despite being a partner of theirsFitbit Cons:Clip-case doesn't hold upHave to move the clip-on from outfit to outfitNot waterproof (only splash sweat proof)Despite the the fact that I have loved my Fitbit One (and have a deeper appreciation after testing the Garmin Vivosmart), I have had a couple of issues."
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"I would love it if there was a waterproof case for it specifically, I do a lot of 5k's and some of them involve water and or mud so I have to put the fitbit in a couple ziploc baggies, but otherwise I'm definitely satisfied with this device."
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"Wife loves it, even waterproof, worked after going through a wash cycle! "
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"Unfortunately, it is not waterproof, but it is compact enough and easy enough to take on and off ."
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Wearable

Wearable:
"I have given up on Fitbit ever fixing this and other problems and am looking into other wearable options."
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"I also forget to grab it in the morning, sometimes and don't remember to later, wear as a wrist based wearable you would wear it at night or more easily notice you've nothing on your wrist!"
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"Also, not a fan of wearable technology with the wrist stuff but love hiding this under my bra."
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"Really easy to use, wearable with most things (and not visible)."
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"It worked well for the couple months I had it, but in the furture I will stick with a wrist wearable something easier for me to keep an eye on."
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"It's more accurate than other wearable tech I've had and connects with various other fitness apps."
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Wearing

Wearing:
"My 3rd complaint however, is these are made for wearing on your clothing while you doing activities such as sports - My husband was wearing his while we were driving on a trip and it apparently fell off!"
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"I used to have a Flex but I wasn't comfortable wearing it on my wrist."
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"I am very disappointed, because I love wearing a Fitbit (but I don't like the bracelet ones)."
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"I already wear a watch, so wearing an activity tracker would be annoying to me."
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"I was worried about wearing something on my wrist 24 7 and this works great."
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"Here's the problem for folks wearing the Bit clipped to shirt pockets, lapels, etc."
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"Love the versatility of clipping or wearing it."
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"Yes, you can calculate this (if you know how many feet = 1 floor in Fitbit-speak) and or get it from a GPS or Google Earth, but the whole point of buying and wearing a device should be to get the data easily with no conversion necessary."
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"I don't like wearing things on my hands so this was an easy choice."
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"Love the small size so it's not obvious your wearing a tracker and especially love that the battery last so long I'm not having to charge it all the time."
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"Having monthly team competitions while wearing these has been a great motivator for people to be more active during their day!"
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Website

Website:
"None of the troubleshooting instructions fixed the problem-- website 'Help' also useless with the page not rendering and an error message* of 'known' issue for days without any ETA of solution."
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"When I go through the steps recommended on the website, at the end of the process I get an unknown error message."
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"However, I am increasingly frustrated by the clunky website which is integral to the use of this device."
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"Despite the confusion between what is on FitBit's website and what is on Amazon, the One DOES track active minutes."
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"I noticed numerous complaints for the same thing on Fitbit website."
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"The app is awesome and they continue to add new things to it (challenges etc) The website works great."
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"App and websites are great"
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"None of the recommended fixes on their website have worked."
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"The app and website are pretty user friendly."
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"When I go through the steps recommended on the website, at the end of the process I get an unknown error message."
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"Being able to have REASONABLY accurate data on the website is why I wanted to use the fitbit."
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Weight

Weight:
"I like all the features, especially the sleep tracker, but I have not been able to figure out how to track my weight on a daily basis, and the Help feature has not been helpful in that regard."
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"You can input your weight (for some people this creates negative feelings and obsession and should be avoided, some may like to see the downward trend and be motivated)."
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"And I'm not a walker, Most of my family would call be Robert lazy D. At 49 I'm not heavy, well 218 but I'm 6'5 with large frame so the weight works (at least that's what I tell myself ;-))."
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"A few things I disliked with the pedometers was programming them as best I could, stride length, height, weight, just a big hassle."
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"I went from being pre-diabetic to having no blood sugar problems due to the lost weight."
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"It truly helps me watch my weight and challenge others with Fitbits."
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"This has been a good adjunct to my weight loss goals."
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"Highly recommend the Fitbit if you are serious about losing weight."
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"Works very well and has motivated me to be more active which has resulted in some weight loss and feeling better about myself."
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"Product is light in weight, easy to affix to my clothing without visibility when required."
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"Works great - syncs with my fitness pal and other weight loss apps."
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