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UP3 by Jawbone Activity Tracker Black by Review Summary ,  Sep 24, 2015

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UP3 by Jawbone Activity Tracker, Black
Report Date: 09/28/2015
Based on 754 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.5
Returned or considering to return: 9.2%

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Individual Feature Rating
Accurate4.7   above average
Apps4.5   average
Comfortable4.5   average
Track4.5   above average
Weight4.5   average
Quality4.4   above average
Fun4.3   average
Sleeping4.3   above average
Motivating4.1   average
Sleep4.1   above average
Tracking4.1   above average
Fit4.0   average
Sync3.9   above average
Bluetooth3.8   above average
Fitness3.8   below average
Monitoring3.8   below average
Battery3.7   average
Exercise3.6   average
Wearing3.6   average
Website3.5   average
Shower3.4   average
Wake3.4   average
Workout3.4   above average
Experience3.3   average
Running3.3   average
Sensor3.3   above average
Connection3.1   above average
Charging2.7   average
Support2.5   average


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Accurate

Accurate:
"Data shown in the app doesnt always seem accurate and can be confusing."
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"The readout is much more detailed and interesting, though I'm not sure it's perfectly accurate as there have been times I know I woke up to check alarm that aren't recorded on the device."
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"This is an amazingly comfortable, durable and accurate fitness tracker."
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"It only makes a measurement of your heart ratewhen you sleep - that's because it's a very low precision sensor and, well, you can't really check if the reading was accurate."
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"The corresponding UP app for a smartphone is very detailed and easy to navigate, making accurate records of all activity and sleep."
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"Works great so far, sleep tracking is great and step counter is very accurate."
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"Accurate step counter with a comfortable fit."
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Apps

Apps:
"It does not sync easily with the other apps, so I have to add separate activities from Map My Ride, for instance."
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"i'm an android user and this is one of the worst apps i ever installed."
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"The interface with the apps are also very good and easy to use."
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"The app coach and user interface is great, and so are many of the apps."
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"For me, the thing that makes the UP3 the winner is the HUGE difference in the apps."
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"The fact that it syncs with RunKeeper , FitnessPal and other apps is great - you can house all of your wellness tracking w the UP app as well as getting the sleep tracking and step counter."
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"It's also the most visually pleasing of all my fitness apps, and is easiest for at-a-glance info."
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Battery

Battery:
"First the Bluetooth data transfer while convenient has a drawback in that it eats your battery life on the device storing the application."
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"Now the negative things:I need to recharge the battery every 3-4 days, looks like it won't last one week on single charge."
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"Previously I was prompted if it picked up exercise but not the UP3.The battery life is hugely frustrating."
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"I had the 24 and had it replaced three times due to the battery problem .."
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"The battery hmmm you would think they might have solved the battery problem at least before they released the new band .. Nope they haven't .. At the moment mine is saying it has one day charge , I will charge it till it says I have seven days charge the next day it will say I have four days left ..."
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"Also I was quite disappointed by the battery life, that is not more than 5-7 days any more."
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"The battery lasts for days which is also nice."
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"It's battery live is great and they are committed to releasing new features(e. g the recent auto sleep tracking)."
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"Works incredibly well, battery life decreases if you open the App frequently as each time it loads the newest data from the UP3 - thereby resulting in 4-5 days worth of battery which is still great."
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"The battery life is great--at least 5 days."
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Bluetooth

Bluetooth:
"First the Bluetooth data transfer while convenient has a drawback in that it eats your battery life on the device storing the application."
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"I thought surely Jawbone would fix the issues with the battery and pairing failures (bluetooth? )"
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"I've also had problems with it losing Bluetooth connectivity and needing to pair it every few days."
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"The Jawbone app is easy to work with and syncs to the UP3 using Bluetooth on the phone."
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"Bluetooth connectivity with my phone is terrific."
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"My other bluetooth devices do not have this problem."
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"It comes disconnected from my bluetooth at least every other day (i never had this problem with the UP24), the band is more difficult to put on, so i have to stretch it a bit and I think in time this will wear the strap out a bit."
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"- In terms of hardware software: The battery has lasted as advertised and wireless sync via Bluetooth has been seamless and accurate."
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Charging

Charging:
"I hate the charger as it is a magnet and for whatever reason it doesn't line up well and is easy to bump off the tracks."
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"It can be a little annoying to put on, but once you have it on, you really only need to take it off to charge every 5 to 6 days."
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"Of all the issues, the charger is my biggest gripe and for that I would never recommend this product to a friend."
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"- New Charging design uses weak magnets to connect but there is no clear charging connection position so it always takes 3-5 minutes EVERY TIME to start it charging (the lights one on after 3-5 seconds when you finally get lucky enough to find the position)."
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"after the update, today i tried to charge the up 3 and was unable to do so."
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"I liked the magnetic connector to charge it vs the UP24 where you had to pull the end cover off and you'd have to make sure you remembered were you placed it."
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"The USB charging cable is neat how it is magnetic but the design is pretty poor when considering laptop usage."
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"Battery charge lasts about a week, which is nice."
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"This new model is a BIG improvement, for several reasons: 1) heart rate monitoring feature is great, and should be even better when they enable real-time tracking; 2) magnetic USB charging is very convenient; 3) week-long battery life is great; and 4) the new UP App is by far the best app in the market, and much better than FitBit's app."
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"The charger for the UP3 is well designed - the magnetic alignment feature ensures easy use and I am able to recharge my band in an hour or so."
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Comfortable

Comfortable:
"I normally hate having things on my wrist but this is so comfortable you barely notice it is on!"
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"So what's wrong: First off it could be more comfortable but you do get used to it after a while; that said, I am average size, anyone with large wrists probably would not get it to fit at all."
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"Once on, its really comfortable and I dont even know its there (part of the problem when it falls off)."
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"Each device I have tried has had problems with comfort, limited functionality, unreliable readings, limited battery life, lack of integration with other tools, durability, waterproofing or style."
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"But it's very difficult to find a comfortable fit and doesn't respond as well as I'd hoped."
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"Extremely comfortable, stylish enjoy wearing it and it gets the job done."
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"This is an amazingly comfortable, durable and accurate fitness tracker."
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"The band takes a little getting used to for setting up the size but it is pretty comfortable."
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"The long time periods required between recharge is amazing and I forget I even have it on with the comfort of the band; until it vibrates and encourages me to move."
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"Comfortable, easy to wear."
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Connection

Connection:
"- New Charging design uses weak magnets to connect but there is no clear charging connection position so it always takes 3-5 minutes EVERY TIME to start it charging (the lights one on after 3-5 seconds when you finally get lucky enough to find the position)."
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"Jawbone suggests a soft reset, but since i seem to be unable to connect the charger to the band properly this also failed."
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"gets me motivated to go out and move, also the team tracker challenges me to compete with my connections"
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"- I have had many connectivity problems using this device."
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"I've also had problems with it losing Bluetooth connectivity and needing to pair it every few days."
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"My wrist is apparently pretty large as I had to adjust the UP3 band to it's biggest setting, but beyond being slightly harder to connect at that size, it's comfortable and unobtrusive."
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"Bluetooth connectivity with my phone is terrific."
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"The connection to the App, etc was easy to set up easy to use."
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"The Up3 is awesome - it just what I needed, like having a pal who hangs out with me all day and reminds me to take walks, make good food choices and draws connections between how I feel and how I ate slept."
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"I can't even do the soft reset that the manual recommends because I get no connection lights AT ALL when I connect it to a power supply."
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Display

Display:
"Given these kind of counter-intuitive information displays, can I trust the data I am reading?"
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"On both of these screens the graph showing heart rate incorrectly displays the last reading."
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"Many people complain about the lack of a display on the Jawbone devices and they tout how great the displayed steps are on their fitbit devices."
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"I havent yet fessed up to the real reason I chose the UP3 over the Fitbit though as I probably could have lived with the negatives I mentioned above I enjoy wearing watches and, while I certainly have nothing against those who do, Im not about to swap a nice mechanical watch for a digital display encased in plastic (or even metal)."
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"Cons:Sometimes it is hard to wake the display and I have to tap on it multiple times."
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"I would love to see a small display for time, steps, HR and a stop watch in future generations."
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"Also, it would be nice if the band had a small display with a clock."
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"Nice looking, but I want the display on my wrist."
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"So for me ,so far so good.....displays are easy to read and I just need to delve farther into yet to see what more I can do with it....all in all I'm glad I got it."
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"Plus, pretty sure it'd look like I was sleeping for most of the day otherwise...*I chose Up intentionally because it does not have a display clock; it blends in well with bracelets and I like to wear nicer watches to work*App prompts for labeling activities if you're moving around*Easy to change from active to sleep mode by tapping on band - it's only changed while I've been sleeping twice, but both times I was tossing and turning and felt the vibration, so changed it back."
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Exercise

Exercise:
"- When I turn off Cell Data to the app and or disable Bluetooth it often loses my data and on next sync the exercise data will be missing for several hours."
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"It does not work well with any wet skin at all - so don't exercise with it lol so why use it then."
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"Previously I was prompted if it picked up exercise but not the UP3.The battery life is hugely frustrating."
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"I am not a good judge of how much intensity I put into my exercise period."
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"The smart coach will also provide links to exercises to better challenge you."
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"It seems the clasp was a complete afterthought- It is not easy to close, comes undone (could lose the UP3 during exercise), and is not flush with the band."
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"- Activity tracker recognizes physical activity, logs the minutes, allows you to input the type of activity, i. e. running, elliptical, biking, etc., creating a useful exercise log- Food calorie logging - easy to find common foods and simple to use the device to track daily food calorie intake."
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"Both seem to be accurate in steps and exercise mode and are consistent with one another."
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"It cheers me on when I'm getting good exercise and sleep and suggests small, achievable changes when I fall behind."
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"On the upside, I have found it to be much more accurate with respect to tracking steps exercise...and I absolutely love the customized messages UP sends me as I need that personal accountability."
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"(Yes, I have updated the firmware)Exercise measurement seems to be reasonably accurate when compared to other devices."
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Experience

Experience:
"I have learned so much about myself and my patterns as a result and waking up has become a far less jarring traumatic experience now that I don't have to leap out of slumber to the sound of a horrible alarm clock."
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"My last charge said it was charged for six days and here I am three days later, charging it again (which I have already noted is a very frustrating experience).However, I have lost weight using it without really trying as I am thus far not using it to track food."
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"It's just such a disappointment as compared to my experience with my UP24."
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"The associated Jawbone UP app is the next disappointing experience."
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"Haven't testedGenerally, a great user experience and big upgrade from UP24."
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"As a loyal Jawbone customer the whole experience with UP3 has me very disappointed with the company and how its already an outdated device considering UP4 is out."
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"I reluctantly buy it after kinda trying to get her to go with fitbit, not telling her about my horrible experience with Jawbone."
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"I love the app experience which has been very user-friendly."
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"It's the first activity tracker I've owned, and I've had a great experience so far."
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"My experience so far :Ease of Setup and simplicity: Setup was quick and easy."
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"So far I'm having a good experience."
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Fit

Fit:
"I have large wrists and was a bit dismayed to see that their one size fits most sizing is a little uncomfortable for my wrist size."
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"Some downsides are that it does not have the best fit on very thin, bony wrists."
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"The cost is another downside, quite a bit more than other fit bands, but the sleep tracking part is quite interesting."
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"If I'm being completely honest at this stage I'm a little disappointed I expected the differences between the two bands to be more than fit and style."
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"It just does not comfortably fit my wrist."
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"I have the Google Fit app on my phone, which granted isn't perfect either."
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"Fits comfortably, charged quickly, set up was easy and the UP app is very user friendly."
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"This device fits comfortably and is easy to wear throughout the day."
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"First, I bought a small and it fits wonderfully (I'm petite)."
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"I have tiny wrists and was able to make it fit too! "
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"Fits very good and the has a nice appearance."
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Fitness

Fitness:
"I previously owned the UP24, which was a good but not great fitness band."
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"For something used to gauge your fitness, it's ridiculous that it doesn't monitor your hear rate while doing activities."
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"Picked this up at the local Best Buy for easier returns with a 2 year warranty as suggested by all the negative reviews on all of the various fitness tracker options.1."
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"-Charges in about an hour and only needs to charge about once a week-I like the design, looks more like a bracelet than a clunky fitness tracker-Has the ability to challenge friends to a step duel, which increases your steps, and is fun (notifies you if you get passed)-Has a food tracker in the app, not my favorite, but does sync with my fitness pal food tracker, and all the steps import and convert to calories burnedCons-With the sleek design you don't have a step count on the bracelet, you have to go into the app to check-The clasp is a bit flimsy, and does come disconnected-The bracelet can switch from active to sleep with a tap and hold, but sometimes will switch from active to sleep during heavy activity."
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"For me, that really hasn't been an issue*Syncs well with My Fitness Pal app - although UP app is so nice I've been debating about exclusively using their app*App is very user-friendly and I like the tips and encouragements*Really like the idle reminder if I'm sitting too long*The alarm function works well and the vibration is enough to wake me up."
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"The app is extremely user friendly and I am loving how it is tracking my sleep, steps and providing me with challenges both in fitness and healthy eating."
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"I appreciate all the advice re: sleep, fitness, nutrition, etc."
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"So far, best fitness band to date."
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"The app is really good and now I get better pictures of my fitness stats and how well I slept."
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"I really wanted to like this UP3 because it was so cute and not wide like the other fitness bands."
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"This is an amazingly comfortable, durable and accurate fitness tracker."
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Fun

Fun:
"It's also been fun to do the mini fitness challenges and duels with friends."
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"I have an iPhone and had read lots of negative reviews in the app store, however it has worked flawlessly and I enjoy the fun little coaching tips, challenges and reminders."
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"The up app beats fitbit's app in terms of ease, fun, engagement."
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"A lot of fun tracking steps and great for running."
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"The app is a ton of fun and very easy to use; my favorite features include scanning food labels taking pictures of your meals to log calorie intake, and adding friends to your team to compare progress (you can choose to hide the categories you don't want to share).The main drawback is the heart rate tracker, which currently only registers your resting heart rate."
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"Comfortable to wear, great tracking tools (activity diet) and fun social features"
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"It tracks and charts your data (sleep, activity and calories) in an easy to understand and fun way."
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Monitoring

Monitoring:
"I really was hoping this could be used as a heart rate monitor for physical activity but unfortunately it doesnt currently offer that feature."
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"Buyer beware...the heart monitoring feature only works when the band is in sleep mode and monitors your resting heart rate (RHR)."
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"From my research of other products, I discovered that you can't expect reliable, active heart rate monitoring from a wrist-worn device."
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"I can see why people are disappointed that it doesn't monitor heart rate during activity, but based on my research when I purchased a chest-worn heart monitor a couple of years ago, I'm not surprised that Jawbone hasn't included it."
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"One negative side to the UP3 in my opinion is with the heart rate monitor."
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"For something used to gauge your fitness, it's ridiculous that it doesn't monitor your hear rate while doing activities."
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"It's no EEG or BIS monitor but I think it does a good job of tracking sleep trends."
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"it is really engaging and has some great info, graphs, tips etc- sturdy band - fits more like a watch then a cheap arm band- reminders - it buzzes when i am sitting for too long or when i hit my goal- switch to sleep - it is easy to switch to sleep mode bc i can do it right on the badcons:- would love an interface on the band- heart rate monitoring isn't as advanced and just limited to morning resting heart rate"
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"Sleep tracking also works well (I am in the Beta Program which has automatic sleep tracking without mode switching as well as nearly constant heart rate monitoring).The band itself is very light and after a few days you will no longer feel it on your wrist."
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"I don't think I have found a good use for the heart rate monitoring in my sleep yet."
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"I would give this 5 stars if it was a heart rate monitor for working out, as well."
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Motivating

Motivating:
"It is also motivating to have the 'challenge' feature to have a little honest competition with friends and family."
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"Disliked it so much, that instead of motivating me to move more, I dreaded putting the band on in order to record my steps."
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"Unfortunately, the UP3 wasn't the motivator that I was hoping for."
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"It is easy to sync up and it is motivating me get up and move more often from my desk."
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"This little device has been a great motivator."
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"LOVE the app - very motivating HOWEVER, the band is always coming loose and falling off."
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"The tracking of steps has been quite motivating as well as the app suggests that you up the number of steps each day to challenge yourself."
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"I can already tell that is going to be a great motivator and has a lot of features to offer that I am going to continue to learn about."
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Quality

Quality:
"The problem is not the features but really poor quality."
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"Very disappointed with the quality, switched to FitBit."
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"Unfortunately, the UP3 is of very poor quality, and many other people I know have had trouble with other models of Jawbone trackers failing as well."
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"I've been using UP for 2 year and I've been mostly satisfied - initially there were some quality issues, but Jawbone was always quick to respond and resolve whatever the problem was - including replacing the Band."
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"I have loved Jawbone and their great legacy of quality, elegant products (Jawbone II, Jambox, Up App, Up24)."
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"It has been fun to compare how I felt about my sleep to the quality of sleep the UP3 tells me I got."
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"I'm sure the quality of the product is great."
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"POSITIVE FEATURES:- Simple, intuitive setup.....fast charging of battery, which lasts about 5-7 days before needing a <1 hour charge- Easy to use app - valuable information- Comfortable fit, looks good with dress shirts sport coats and even polo shirts- Sleep tracking shows a simple, easy to understand view of your quality of sleep and resting heart rate."
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Running

Running:
"It unhooks on me which is frustrating, and it unhooks on me the most when I am running which is even more frustrating."
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"Next, I will list the positives and negatives I found:Positives:-Accurately tracks your running walking-The tracker is thin which makes it more comfortable to wear-Gives great tips for increasing your activity-Has a tracker in case you misplace your Jawbone (I did!"
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"I have this issue during other activities as well, but running seems to be a big problem."
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"The result is that my arm is vibrating the entire time I'm running, which is super annoying."
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"A lot of fun tracking steps and great for running."
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"The set-up was quick and easy which I appreciated because it allowed me to get the UP3 up and running right away."
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"Next, I will list the positives and negatives I found:Positives:-Accurately tracks your running walking-The tracker is thin which makes it more comfortable to wear-Gives great tips for increasing your activity-Has a tracker in case you misplace your Jawbone (I did!"
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"Took 3 mn to set up (super easy pairing process) and have been up & running for 4 days."
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"I went on a few walks jogs runs, and it was off by well over 20% compared to my other 2 apps running (Digifit & MapMyRun, both on my iPhone)Cons:-The clasp, despite being put on correctly, came lose, a lot."
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Sensor

Sensor:
"To tight and the sensors can be a little annoying, but witha slight adjustment to location on the arm life is good."
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"Perhaps a sensor in it is damaged."
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"The tighter I wear it the less chance of this but then it increases the pressure of the sensors which can be very annoying on a bony wrist."
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"When it comes to the heart sensor, I can completely see why people are frustrated."
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"STAYING SYNCHED has been good for me so far (I did get a defective unit, but was quickly replaced, since then NO ISSUES).I believe it to be a solid feature balanced device with much more upside with the new sensor technology they are using (They do have some challenges for some health metrics)."
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"Pros:- Smaller form factor than the UP24- Strap makes for easy typing at work- They ditched the one button and now use touchCons:- NO DISPLAY (I think this will ultimately be the downfall of Jabone's line of fitness trackers)- Sensors on the wristband rubbed me the wrong way, literally- Latch is awful."
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"It only makes a measurement of your heart ratewhen you sleep - that's because it's a very low precision sensor and, well, you can't really check if the reading was accurate."
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"There are a couple of things that need to be made clear about the up3:1. the bio-impedance sensor is a complete scam."
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"The additional sensors seem to be working well."
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"I had to adjust it so small for the sensors to comfortably make contact against the back of my wrist, that the hard front part was sideways lopsided and digging into my wrist bone."
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"Heart rate sensor had a bit of lag, but i really love the interface of the app."
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Shower

Shower:
"It's supposed to be shower proof but I don't want to risk damaging it in the shower."
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"I feel weird when I'm not wearing it but now that I can shower with it, it's perfect! "
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"This was really irritating (hence why I wouldn't wear the clasp in the shower despite it being water resistant).Because of all these nuisances, I decided it just wasn't worth the money."
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"I am not a swimmer (which it says it can't do), but I can comfortably wear this in the shower without worry of damage."
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"The water resistant design has easily survived showers and doing the dishes."
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"Once I adjusted the clasp, it is easy to put on and off (but I can leave it on in the shower, so it doesn't need to come off often)."
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"I didn't usually have a problem with it changing modes randomly on me, except in the shower, once in a heavy rainstorm, and once in the middle of the night (why are you vibrating?"
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"I do not baby the UP3, I wear it 24 7 unless charging, which includes showers and washing dishes and have had no problems with the water resistant feature."
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"Two final notes: Battery life has been good, and while I havent taken it in the shower it appears based on research that you probably shouldnt."
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Sleep

Sleep:
"When I had a problem with the band randomly going into sleep mode, Jawbone customer service was quick to explain to me how to fix that (and were ready to replace it with a new one if need be, but that wasn't necessary.)"
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"Does not always track sleep correctly - even when I tell it I am going to sleep (which is a bit annoying that you have to do that)"
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"It doesn't really effect the tracking since as long as you're moving it is tracking steps but it just irritates me when it switches itself to sleep mode."
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"The sleep tracking is nice, however not 100% accurate."
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"I'm not sure how accurate the sleep tracking technology is."
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"The app is easy to use and tracks steps and sleep automatically; I have not taken advantage of the food calorie tracking capability but it appears user friendly."
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"The hardware is much improved and the software is far superior to any other product out there and some recent enhancements such as automatic sleep tracking is a game changer in my opinion."
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"I appreciate all the advice re: sleep, fitness, nutrition, etc."
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"I don't use the sleep feature much, but I have heard it provides great information."
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"Really love the sleep feature and heart rate monitor..... gives me insight to things I have never measured consistently before!"
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"The UP application is easy to use and offers a robust overview of activity, equality of sleep, diet, etc."
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Sleeping

Sleeping:
"As I have problems sleeping, particularly dreaming, I wanted to see the REM monitor."
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"I do find the sleep tracker to be very helpful as I have had problems sleeping for a while and now have verification."
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"Only during ridiculous moments like this does it decide that I'm sleeping."
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"Its the perfect size (not too big or chunky) and super comfortable to wear all day, when working out, and when sleeping."
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"It automatically figures out when I've been exercising or sleeping, the sleep tracking analysis is great, and the Life Coach prompts are really good."
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"Fantastic, except that it only tracks your heart rate while sleeping."
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"The band was comfortable sleeping too."
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"By the way the off body time, as well as the sleeping time, is detected automatically by the FIT armband why does one have to manually put the UP 3 to sleep wouldnt it be possible to do so automatically?"
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Software

Software:
"The only real problem I had was that it kept disconnecting from my phone and it was due to a software update which they immediately sent me."
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"The software on the band seems very flaky."
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"The software is not user friendly."
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"It could be a glitch in the UP Software though."
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"I didn't quite expect it to handle notifications (although it should be possible through software) but I was genuinely shocked and bitterly disappointed when I can't use it for Smart Lock."
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"The software will challenge you via a Today I will to get to bed earlier and it will remind you as you near your promised bed time that it is time to start winding down."
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"The hardware is much improved and the software is far superior to any other product out there and some recent enhancements such as automatic sleep tracking is a game changer in my opinion."
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"Still, I love the UP software, and the ability to log as much in one app as possible."
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"The software integration is great too!"
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"I do love the software that comes with the UP bands, but it's not worth the headaches."
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"The software is simple to use and provides a great set of summary data points."
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Support

Support:
"After the last attempt with a deep reset, jawbone support told me to substitute the product with a new one."
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"That's how I found out Jawbone's customer support is horrible."
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"People having issues have to call in to request it and that to me indicates some problems with their development, support or management structure which I think is the root of all of the problems I have personally had with this device."
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"Waited 5 months to get the worst possible fitness tracker on the market, it fails in every department, it broke after 3 weeks of use; and Jawbone's customer support has been non-existent."
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"This piece of trash is backed up by terrible support."
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"Terrible support for something that obviously has reliability issues."
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"To recap - solid product with great features and support."
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"I'm thinking maybe the phone needs a system software update to be able to support the app or something."
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"It goes between sleep mode and awake easily, even after contacting customer support and getting a firmware update."
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"It's easy to see why Jawbone Support is so overwhelmed (see photo)."
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"I love the Jawbone UP3.I was a happy owner of the Jawbone UP for over 2 years (it did have to be replaced a couple times by Jawbone, but the jawbone support team took care of it for me with great customer service)."
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Sync

Sync:
"- When I turn off Cell Data to the app and or disable Bluetooth it often loses my data and on next sync the exercise data will be missing for several hours."
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"However, syncing is not easy."
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"It does not sync easily with the other apps, so I have to add separate activities from Map My Ride, for instance."
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"Just switched to Droid a week ago and not quite as happy with the app - although still really good, it's just not quite as good as with the iPhone: it takes longer for the band to sync with the Android app and updates several times once it does connect (I just use the arrows to go back a day and return to today, which seems to help, but had no problem like that with the iPhone app)*Not sure that it's learning my behavior - as I keep being prompted to label my activity when I've gone on several walks per week, but it does pick up on the increased activity and I look at the peaks in my activity level if I need to more specifically label a run time."
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"It fails to sync almost everyday."
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"hard to sync with my phone."
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"The Jawbone app is easy to work with and syncs to the UP3 using Bluetooth on the phone."
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"Nice that the app it syncs with tracks all aspects: food & drink, weight, activity log, heart rate and sleep pattern."
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"The app is useful and easy to use, but sometimes takes a minute to sync up with your UP3."
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"The companion app is super helpful and it syncs well."
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"It is easy to sync up and it is motivating me get up and move more often from my desk."
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Track

Track:
"I hate the charger as it is a magnet and for whatever reason it doesn't line up well and is easy to bump off the tracks."
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"We use it to challenge each other to duels, track each others progress, and motivate and encourage each other."
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"(I like you can find and be friends with other users, it also gives you daily challenges and you can use it to track your workouts)4."
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"After receiving this band, I was very disappointed that it doesnt track your activity automatically like most of the other activity bands on the market today."
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"This is probably the biggest drawback, as I would like for the Up3 to track my active heart rate and tell me how intense my work out was, rather than having to enter the level of difficulty manually based on my impression."
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"Next, I will list the positives and negatives I found:Positives:-Accurately tracks your running walking-The tracker is thin which makes it more comfortable to wear-Gives great tips for increasing your activity-Has a tracker in case you misplace your Jawbone (I did!"
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"I'm training for a half marathon, and it has been so great in helping me stay healthy and track progress during my training."
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"It would be nice to have a waterproof device to track swimming activity, but this is a minor issue."
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"I track my weight as well."
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"I would recommend this product to anyone who wants to keep track of their sleep quality along with daily activity! "
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"The part I love about this activity tracker is it tracks my sleep."
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Tracking

Tracking:
"It doesn't really effect the tracking since as long as you're moving it is tracking steps but it just irritates me when it switches itself to sleep mode."
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"The sleep tracking is nice, however not 100% accurate."
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"I'm not sure how accurate the sleep tracking technology is."
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"The app is easy to use and tracks steps and sleep automatically; I have not taken advantage of the food calorie tracking capability but it appears user friendly."
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"Today, even the step tracker is failing to accurately record my steps."
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"Picked this up at the local Best Buy for easier returns with a 2 year warranty as suggested by all the negative reviews on all of the various fitness tracker options.1."
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"The calorie tracker and step tracker is very accurate and I like the reports tools."
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"It's no EEG or BIS monitor but I think it does a good job of tracking sleep trends."
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"The Jawbone UP3 is my first activity tracker and I'm surprised at how comfortable it is and how it doesn't pull out my arm hair like most watches do."
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"The part I love about this activity tracker is it tracks my sleep."
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Wake

Wake:
"Other cons (the real problem I had with the product) was that you have to tell it when you are going to sleep and when you wake up, and then it also frequently thought I was asleep."
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"My biggest problem is the tap to wake."
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"However, the tapping method to change modes is not reliable- It often requires several attempts to put the band into sleep mode and wake it."
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"You don't wake your neighbor in bed with an annoying alarm."
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"Biggest problem is the tap to wake."
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"Cons:Sometimes it is hard to wake the display and I have to tap on it multiple times."
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"I love the sleep feature - always wake up refreshed."
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"I don't know if it is the deep or REM sleep that helps one feel less tired, but they seem to track somewhat together, and I know on the nights I get more of each I DEFINITELY wake up feeling more rested.2) Love that it syncs with MyFitnessPal.....I've been using that app for a couple of years, love it, and did not want to start with a new system for the food part."
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"I wear a mask for my sleep apnea which has helped me a lot but with this band I now able to wake up feeling refreshed."
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"I get my HR in the morning as I first wake up and thats good enough for me for now."
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"The sleep is really great as well, telling you when you wake up, what your trouble hours are, what type of sleep youre getting."
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Wearing

Wearing:
"I am only a week into wearing it and I am thoroughly disappointed by these two issues."
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"That means a grand total of wearing the band for only 2 or 3 days (100% charges are inconsistent) before taking it off again (or recharging it when it falls off)."
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"I purchased the UP3 because it was marketed as the most advanced fitness band on the market and I didn't want to be like everyone else wearing a FitBit, I now regret not purchasing the FitBit."
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"Unfortunately, the jawbone up 3 only records 3 4 of my steps (verified by wearing both the fitbit and the jawbone at the same time).I do like the sleep tracking, but would like to record my heartrate more often as I tend to have tachycardia at times."
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"I was hoping for an alarm when I exercise and overdo it or so but nothing .. you actually wearing this (in my eyes not so comfortable) band on your wrist it doesnt do anything at all except counting steps (fairly inaccurate)."
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"eventually got the band and hugely disappointed - been wearing UP bands ffor a few years and liked the previous ones and was excited about the advertised functionality on this but v the charge hr this is dreadful - very clunky to use to regieter between sleep and awake mode plus difficult to see readings - way band fits on wrist not used friendly and irritating and heart rate is monitored once a day?"
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"So fashionable too, I have the silver and feel great wearing it to work, etc."
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"Extremely comfortable, stylish enjoy wearing it and it gets the job done."
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"I am only a week into wearing it and I am thoroughly disappointed by these two issues."
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"I have enjoyed wearing my UP3 band."
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"The up3 band is comfortable and I don't even notice I'm wearing it."
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Website

Website:
"I wish with first line products like this companies would follow up or put up a link on their website for new buyers to have an open discussion with problems."
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"When I opened the box I was a little worried when I didn't see any instructions and just a website to go to, but the website information was excellent."
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"I needed to go to the website (which isnt all that great either) to figure out how do to anything."
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"I would like to be able to see manipulate my data on the either a website or a desktop app as well."
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"The UP3 contains an accelerometer (to track movement), heartbeat sensor, galvanic skin response (to measure skin conductivity), and according to the specs on the website, tracks respiration as well."
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"When I opened the box I was a little worried when I didn't see any instructions and just a website to go to, but the website information was excellent."
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Weight

Weight:
"WeaknessesFrom the reviews I read on here, the main downsides were the clip being hard to use, not being water proof, the tracker sometimes changing modes and the HR monitor only tracking your first waking heart rate Nothing is perfect and I decided to weigh the downsides of the three options to see which one I could live with."
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"My last charge said it was charged for six days and here I am three days later, charging it again (which I have already noted is a very frustrating experience).However, I have lost weight using it without really trying as I am thus far not using it to track food."
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"Logging activity like biking, weights and cross fit was manual process with the crappy gesture interface again."
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"I have owned the Up24, the up move, the up2 and the up3.When it comes to Jawbone's devices everything seems to be a mixed bag with some things working really well and other mostly near missed that weigh them down."
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"I track my weight as well."
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"The UP3 is lightweight and very easy to wear."
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"The band itself is so lightweight that I forget it is there, which is good and bad."
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"For anyone on a weight loss program you'll love the ease of tracking everything you've consumed for the day."
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"WeaknessesFrom the reviews I read on here, the main downsides were the clip being hard to use, not being water proof, the tracker sometimes changing modes and the HR monitor only tracking your first waking heart rate Nothing is perfect and I decided to weigh the downsides of the three options to see which one I could live with."
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Workout

Workout:
"The only problem I've experienced is it switching out of mode during very intense workouts."
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"Just because FitBit and Apple claim their products measure heart rate during a workout doesn't mean they are doing it well."
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"(I like you can find and be friends with other users, it also gives you daily challenges and you can use it to track your workouts)4."
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"Totally focused on steps so my cycling doesn't really register other than a great workout so I am missing step goals on cycling days unless I walk a lot otherwise."
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"The app is good but annoying, if you enter a workout incorrectly, you cannot ammend it, you have to delete it and re enter."
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"Sometimes it disconnects or takes a long time to log activity and completely misses a workout (it will log the steps, but it won't count it towards my workout goals)."
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"UP3 Jawbone - This is a great workout tool."
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"I want to be able to go for a run, or do a workout, and see what my heart rate was throughout."
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"--The app doesn't allow you to do detailed tracking of gym machine workouts as well as others like MapMyFitness, for example."
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"I also love all the options for the type of workout just completed, it gives a more accurate reading of difficulty level and calories burned."
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"Totally focused on steps so my cycling doesn't really register other than a great workout so I am missing step goals on cycling days unless I walk a lot otherwise."
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