Fitbit One activity tracker

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Summary: This activity tracker, the Fitbit One, counts steps, tracks calories, logs calorie intake from foods you consume, provides real time results throughout the day, 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. It also has a built-in clock and an alarm.
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Type: Can be read in real time
About - Fitbit One

The Fitbit One is part of the activity tracker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, activity trackers models like the One 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 One
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
It would be wonderful IF it would work
Best Uses
The first few days that the Fitbit worked was great. It helped motivate me to get moving.<br /><br />Unfortunately, my first Fitbit tracked correctly less than a week. It had a problem recording calories burned. Fitbit sent me a replacement within a few days.<br /><br />The second Fibit also lasted less than a week. This time it stopped tracking my steps. Yesterday, I walked farther than all previous days and the number of steps recorded was underreported by thousands of steps.<br /><br />I am now awaiting my third tracker. Let's hope that three is the charm!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
The best tracker for me
Device Lasts A Long Time
Easy to read in any light
Easy to set up
easy to use
Good battery life
Can't Wear In Shower
Best Uses
Daily Activity Tracking
It's so easy to use, so I use it more consistently than I have any of the many other trackers I've tried.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
look before you step
Works well when it works
Step Count Inaccurate
Support System Sucks
Best Uses
Calorie Counts
Food Log
i have had a fitbit one for over a year. when i tried to upgrade it,it died.fitbit sent a replacement even though it out of warranty. it has never worked properly! the step count is inaccurate,it counts floors when on as elevator or going up the steps on a bus. it also does not give a weekly report.<br /> i have written to customer support many times and they have not been able to fix the problems i am having. i am now looking for another fitness tracker. <br /> i would not recomend fitbit to any one who is looking for a reliable fitness tracker.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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