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Fitbit Flex activity tracker

 
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$79.99 - $100.00
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Summary: This activity tracker, the Fitbit Flex, counts steps, tracks calories, logs calorie intake from foods you consume, monitors sleep efficiency, syncs wirelessly to your computer or smart phone, and it has an indicator to tell you how close you are to your daily activity goal. You also can swim or shower with this tracker and it has an alarm.
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About - Fitbit Flex

The Fitbit Flex is part of the activity tracker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, activity trackers models like the Flex are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Step count accuracy:
Combined step count accuracy for walking for five minutes on a level treadmill at 3 mph, using an elliptical exerciser for five minutes, walking up and down several flights of stairs and picking up toys from the floor.

Calorie accuracy:
Combined calorie use accuracy from walking on a level treadmill at 3 mph for five minutes and using an elliptical exerciser for five minutes.

Ease of use and features:
Ease of use includes clarity of instructions and how easy it was to operate the device, and important features.
User Reviews - Fitbit Flex
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2.0
Does not stay on my wrist
3/13/2015
Pros
Great tracking
Useful
Cons
Comes Off My Wrist Easily
Doesnt Sync
gets lost
Keeps Coming Off My Wrist
Best Uses
Comment:
I like the product but the fact that it comes off my wrist during runs or putting on my coat is quite frustrating. This is too expensive to be easily lost doing day-to day activities much less workout activities.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
A piece of JUNK! Won't sync!
2/11/2015
Pros
Cons
won't sync
Best Uses
Comment:
My Flex worked for two days & wouldn't register my steps or sleep after that. I tried all the suggestions on the blog & did what Fitbit told me to do several times without success & much frustration! I brought the piece of junk back to the store today & got my money back. For the price it causes way too much trouble...
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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3.0
Do not buy this model
12/11/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Buy model that automatically monitors sleep. Flex does not. Large size barely fit me. I lost it after it popped off without my knowledge.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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