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The (Unofficial) Official Guide to Activity Trackers 1) Fitbit Charge HR ($149.95, fitbit.com) 2) Jawbone Up2 ($99.99, jawbone.com) 3) Misfit Shine ($99.99, misfit.com) 4) Withings Activite ($450, withings.com) 5) Garmin Vivofit2 ($99.99, garmin.com). The (Unofficial) Official Guide to Activity Trackers. Activity trackers have never been hotter.

Between 2014 and 2018, sales of wearables, including trackers, are expected to grow from 29 million to 172 million globally, according to CCS Insight. More telling?Updates RSS.

Nov 6, 2014. Jawbone announced two new trackers to accompany its Up, the $50 Up Move as a basic option, and the advanced Up 3. Activity trackers come in a variety of form factors. Some are designed to be worn on the wrist or ankle.

Others are designed to be attached to your person by being clipped to clothing or placed on a chain around your neck. Bracelet-style activity trackers often come with screens that allow you to monitor your activity in real-time. The Ultimate Guide To Fitbit Official Site for Activity Trackers & More Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. The Best Guide To Fitbit Official Site for Activity Trackers & More If you desire more guidance or additional tools to get the most out of all the content available, we likewise have low-priced. ActivityWatch is an app that automatically tracks how you spend time on your devices..

It is open source, privacy-first, cross-platform, and a great alternative to services like RescueTime, ManicTime, and WakaTime.. It can be used to keep track of your productivity, time spent on different projects, bad screen habits, or just to understand how you spend your time. Wear your tracker or watch to record your sleep, then use the Fitbit app to view insights, set goals and create a better bedtime routine.** See how everything you do adds up Log meals and snacks, then compare that information against your activity stats to get a better idea of your calories in vs. out.

The Unofficial Guide to Master Deluge (2020 Update) February 6, 2020 • Last updated on April 23, a daemon handles all the BitTorrent activity and is able to run in the background on your machine while you connect to user interface “Up” Increase tracker order and priority of the tracker. All of Xiaomi Trackers. Choose category of Mi Trackers: Amazfit, Mi Band, MITU Watches, Smart Dog Tags or accessories for it.

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These trackers are denoted by gray circle in the bottom part of the graph.

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Megadumps: A summary of user activity data from the tracker.

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We first check to ensure the tracker has an active session and an active page, the result of which is a tracking context we can use to fire our goals, events, etc.

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How accurate is your activity tracker?

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Due to the advancements in technology there are several specifications and features to choose from but the main challenge is that there is not one activity tracker that has it all, hence the need of comparison between the several activity trackers and their specifications.

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  • Have been thinking to get one of these, but considering Fitbit is being sold to Google, I’m not sure what will happen to this tracker and besides, it can’t really sync the details to Google Fit, right?

  • Funny because someone got into my account and knew my bank pin and took all my stuff worth 8m, using runelite so maybe I’m using wrong client. I’m guessing I gotta change my pass and pin and get new runelite?

  • Shit well I guess be very careful if using runelite, I legit got permanently banned for using it. Without any plug ins or anything

  • After I heard you say there is a plugin that lets you see the prayers for the spirits at cerberus I came to this video but didn’t see you mention anything about it. Where in the fuck is this setting? Lol

  • Maybe you can help me with something as i was watching i desided to try it and downloaded it and for some reason it wont let me open the client is it possible because im playing it on my phone playing mobile.???

  • In osrs, go to settings>advanced options>side-panels if you want your display to look like his with the pillars and your status bars on both sides instead of just to the left of your inven

  • Can anyone tells me if this tracker shows number of laps completed during swimming? Any time I make over 30 laps I loose count, so it would be helpful to quickly glance on a tracker to see how many laps I have completed.

  • I have a 4 button mouse that works on vanilla runescape but 2 of the buttons wont work on runelite. Anything to enable me to still use my 4 mouse buttons on runelite?

  • It’d be great to have a plugin which would help us navigate. For example, if I set my destination to X, the plugin should give me the various options (magic book teleports, tabs, scrolls, fairy rings, etc) I have to get to X.

  • Lol, “I don’t think these plugins are overpowered”
    First one literally shows you were to click in Agility. Almost all those plugins are cheap, just learn and remember basic shit about the game, git gud and play vanilla ya bunch of neckbeard troglodytes

  • Anyone know how to display dropped items worth more if they are high alched? Without having to right click > examine > then work out if high alching it would be profitable?

  • Great video, very informative Ive used os buddy for some time now and recently switched to runelite! Zero lagg compared to os buddy great that you get all these features without a premium subscription.
    Cheers! I’ll be sure to turn some of these on it can be a bit to much when you don’t have a clue what all the options do

  • how did you get the heath and prayer on the side of your inventory like that and how did you get the icons to split when you open a tab

  • My husband purchased me a Fitbit Charge 4 “Advance Fitness Tracker+ GPS” yesterday. I have an IPhone and downloaded the Fitbit app to my phone. But I can’t seem to find the sleep mode option on my Fitbit charge 4.. Does it matter if my Fitbit charge 4 is sync to the Fitbit app on a iPhone vs. Android phone?

  • @people who make fun of me for using pretty health bars…

    I don’t care, I play this game for the nostalgia and these were around a hell of a lot longer for me than the ugly ass brick ones.

  • 1 good thing is menu entry swapper bones to just automaticly do use instead of bury when u want to do bones on an altar so u dont accidentally bury the bones.

  • Title should be: Cheats everyone should be using….

    1. Cheat, deceive, trick, victimize refer to the use of fraud or artifice deliberately to hoodwink or obtain an unfair advantage over someone.
    While this may be seen as a hasty advantage causing no damage to anyone, in a multi-player game such as MMORPGs the repercussions of cheating are much more damaging, breaking the risk/reward curve of the game and causing fair players to lose online matches and/or character development.

    carbon copied from internet definition of cheating

  • Hey!! Been watching al ot of your slayer bossing beginner vids recently. Great videos! long time rs player here never used either lite or buddy. I am just worried that I might get hacked.. only reason I haven’t switched to use one yet. Plus I use an authentication app. So Mr. Asuka and everyone else.. please tell me I am trippin and should get it. or will I get hacked haha
    HELP

  • i hope this makes sense but all of my buttons for inventory, stats, prayer, etc. are oriented on the bottom right of my screen. when i’m in full screen, it shows as a line on the bottom of the screen and when it’s half screen, they just stack in the corner. how do i get it like he has in the video where some are on top of the inventory box and some are on the bottom?

    edit: nvm, i figured it out with google’s help xD!

  • Your HUD/interface is so much better looking than mine. I’m using 50% scaling as well but it is blurry. Is there something I missed that would fix this?

  • I read in a post by a jagex mod that anything that reduces the amount of clicks is against the rules. This doesn’t apply to menu entry swapper? im confused

  • I had charge3 for 1 year. This charge4 isn’t a big difference from 3 versions they’ve just added GPS and pay option. 1 rubber band broken. I’ve replaced it to a longer one from the box (it was included, probably for thicker wrists) and after a week it starts to endlessly auto pressing the main button… So now I just couldn’t use it and it discharges battery really fast. I’ve cleaned it, took off all bands, but nothing substantially changed( Also, the warranty period is out. Now I’m thinking about another tracker, definitely not Fitbit. The screen is damaged a bit, some horizontal stripes have appeared. Also, it “counts” steps even when I just waiving my hands. So, based on my experience I definitely wouldn’t recommend buying anything from Fitbit it’s just expensive, not so durable, and even can’t properly perform its main task count steps properly.

  • Seriously its a proven fact by making the game faster and easier provides a faster flood of items and a unhealthier game. Its not because they dont have the fucking time to do it. You should still be walking everywhere and reading the quest dialogues to figure out what to do. with your opening logic to the video Your mom should still hold your hand while you walk across the road when your 40 because you need people to help you do everything still. you shouldnt know what herbs are worth picking up and making money off them because the client shows it in purple. You should fucking just naturally pick them up and eventually know what is good and what isnt. Not because you need clients helping you know when its time to go to the bathroom IRL. holy shit lmfao to anyone who agrees 3rd party clients are good for the game. Go find a game you dont need to be told how to play LMFAO. If you get 2 defence on your pure it’s called fucking up sorry you were stupid I guess now we should make a plugin that keeps your hcim 100% safe from deaths too so you can still pretend you did it yourself and walk around like a badass but it was just a plugin that stopped all your deaths anyways so it’s like uw0tm8 play w00nscape

  • How much runelite paid for this? If you’re little bit smart you knows that jagex do not allow third-party programs, and they can use your passcode to hack you, not the streamers, but you, a random player

  • Would be nice to see RuneLite officially merged into the official client. There are no downsides to using it, it can even be used with all plugins off so it’s just like the original client. Although, I think some OP plugins should be removed like Tears of Guthix and Clue Solver, it feels wrong using them but until they are disallowed I will continue using them.

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  • Consumer Reports needs to hire Buzzfeed to do their videos. This feels like an infomercial. Hire some fresh young people to demo your research. PLZ

  • So what do you think? Is this the best fitness tracking band?
    (Also sorry for the small blooper at minute 13. I made a last minute decision to show the testing before the app tour and that clip was not relocated!)

  • Is there a way to access the Spotify controls while I have a “workout” open? It seems this would be the most likely time to use the Spotify controls, but I haven’t been able to figure it out.

  • Got a charge 4 for my birthday to replace my charge 2. It’s definitely a big improvement across the board and I’m enjoying it so far. I agree that it’s a little pricey for a tracker but fitbit has tried to deliver some bang for your buck! I would recommend the charge 4 if you can live with the price.

  • I am done with Fitbit after 3 years (Charge 2 and Charge 3). So clunky and my last tracker (Charge 3) has become unresponsive a lot of times until it finally gave out.

  • Thanks for the detailed review! I just bought the Charge 4 Special Edition (which comes with an extra band for an additional $20). It’s $169.00 ����

  • The charge 4 in Canada was $170for sale and versa 2 was $200 same with ionic at $200. I chose versa 2 just for the Alexa and always on display. I don’t regret buying versa 2.

  • Thank you for not adding music in the background and thank you for this great review its better than all that I’ve seen so far and yes I liked and subscribe❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Hi Mikeinterested in purchasing Fitbit charge 3 or 4 for 11yr old daughters bday… Does the 4 have GPS tracking without a phone? Thanks

  • Great video man. The only thing I still can’t seem to figure out is how to get the inventory menu hub to look like yours in full screen mode. Any idea how I get it in that orientation while in full screen mode?

  • Hey Mike, just saw this. Thanks for posting! I have a Fitbit Charge 3 and am very happy with it except for one thing when outside in sunlight I can’t see my display only when cloudy or inside. Is the Fitbit 4 any brighter in outside sunlight? Thanks…. Oh, by the way I just subbed your channel.

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  • I just got the charge 4. And the versa 2 its cool. I got mine in Burgundy or maroon. Im not sure. But its cool. I. Have the charge 3 also so 3 fitbits. Im thinking of getting one for my dad. The fitbit charge 4 or the versa 2 let me know also should i get a Samsung smart watch or am i nuts let me know in the comments. I will have 4 smart watches thats stupid right. So im not getting another one untill next year.

  • I’m so jealous of your pings. I don’t have it as bad as some others, but my best pinged worlds, on a good day, hover around 50. Average is more in the 70s.

  • Regarding the sleep tracking I went to bed around 0350hrs in the morning and the Charge 4 spotted it right away. I binge watched Netflix for over two hours laying in bed and the tracker didn’t count it as sleep… very surprising… that was my first night wearing it as well and I didn’t enable the feature, adjust setting, etc… all auto.

  • Purchased the Charge 3 about 15 months and the LED screen stopped working a couple of months after the 1 yr manufacturer warranty expired. Only used the watch the 4-5 times a week during my 90 minute workouts. I recently resumed using the watch again after having misplaced the charger 6 months ago. I was offered 25% discount towards the purchase of a new one. What sense does it make to support a company with unreliable product and unsatisfactory customer support policies. Thought I’d warm as many potential consumers as possible. No thanks Fitbit to any of your product even as a gift. There more reliable and inexpensive options in the marketplace.

  • I don’t understand what GPS on this does. I suppose it just tells how far you have moved (outside only), maybe your speed, and not where you are. Maybe shows stuff based on interface with cellphone app. Android….how can it sense breathing? (I seem to have sleep apnea)

  • O mike! Im so glad i have found this small channel, i just love you and your videos… tbh, you are way too underrated, i wish i could give you a shoutout, but i cant, sorry..

  • I currently have the alta HR and one thing i dislike about it physically is how “tall” (the height from the sensor to the screen) it is. how “tall” is the charge 4? i couldn’t get a good gauge from the shots in your video.

  • loved the video, how do you get the status bars in your invatory insted of both of them being beside it? trying to figure that out my self if any one knows how to do it that would be helpful:)

  • I don’t trust this client, I received a 2 day macro ban on both of my accounts using this client while questing and training agility. When I emailed Jagex about it, they warned me about 3rd party clients, and stated using a 3rd party client alone is sufficient evidence for banning your account for macroing. A lot of people seem to be experiencing similar problems.

  • What is the likely price difference between Charge 4 and Versa 3? Versa 2 successor with GPS could be really good. I wonder if it arrives this fall.

  • I got the Versa 2 today (still unopened). Thinking about returning it for the Charge 4. Anyone know if the step counting on the Charge 4 is as inaccurate as it is on the Versa 2?

  • It’s the second review I saw that mentioned that the HR is not calculated correctly. I ordered it but this is kinda annoying as this is such an important measure..

  • did your fitbit turn on with spotify downloaded? I cannot access it on my charge 4:( they said to wait a couple days for it to update.

  • Well I bought the Fitbit charge 3 about 1 month.agonand the screen went dead…called customer service we tried all the trouble shooting and they decided to send me a replacement..got it in a week and that too in same day it arrived refused to turn on it will only turn on on the charging cradle..called them again and now awaiting my second replacement from them..I hope this one will work because I enjoyed it for the few weeks it actually worked…I am a. But worried about length of life…it was not cheap and I really wanted this to be my health investment tracker…

  • Loved my Charge 2…not so much Charge 3….8 months after purchase…screen corrupted…6 months later replacement screen corrupted…notice this is 14 months..2 months out of the warranty for original purchase. Replacement didn’t extend warranty! So I have a $150 tracker with a corrupted screen and all they would offer is a 25% discount except it is not good on the Charge 4!

  • Spotify doesn’t work. I’m unable to install the app on charge4. I also can’t install some of the watch faces. Waste of time and money. Im very disappointed.

  • What would you recommend this or the galaxy fit just as a fitness tracker when out running I would always have my phone on me thanks.

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  • Hey.. Great test vid! How does it compare to the samsung gear fit 2 pro? Aside from the poor battery life and the app, it has had all these skills 2y ago. Better screen, better Spotify interaction with Playlist download so no phone needed including music and you can install more apps.. Oh yeah, atm only costs 99 bucks. I’m wearing both atm when I work out for testing but I’m just some dude. Maybe you can give your experienced insight? I can’t decide. Prefer the fitbit app although ssung have improved on that lately and battery life but I prefer the user interface, screen and legibility of the ssung. I can’t test the sensers because I have no high end reference like your suunto. Would love your opinion! Thx.. Keep up the cool vids!

  • Tbh its a pro in my books if there isn’t a ton of excercise to choose from, all I really need is cardio, strenght, mixed and simple like that.

  • Warning for anyone in the UK looking to buy this watch there’s only 7 or so UK banks that support fitbit pay, none of them are major banks, so if you’re looking to use fitbit pay then you’re out of luck. Fitbit haven’t managed to add any major banks to fitbit pay in years

  • nicely done Mike! This is the fitness tracker I’m looking out for. Going to place my order on Amazon, we’ll see how long it takes to get here haha.

  • I’m a casual runner (twice or three times a week) and I have a mi band 4 since august. I like what it does, but not quite always sure about the data I get from it. Would you say the Fitbit charge 4 would be a great upgrade? I don’t care about the GPS since I always have my phone.
    Thanks for the great review!

  • Thanks for this video was waiting for it 😉 sounds pretty good, Im looking at it as an alternative to my Galaxy Watch 46mm when i just want to wear something casual and still get my steps, heart rate, notifications etc. I wish that by now at number 4 it had some colour on the face/screen, when you compare it to the fitness tracker you did a video on yesterday for $25!!!, some colour would have been awesome but all in all sound like a cool little device 😉 Great Video Cheers from Down Under Australia, stay safe 😉

  • Always look forward to your tech reviews, very insightful.

    I like my Fitbit Inspire HR which is a bang for the buck, quite an upgrade for me from Alta HR.

    You could mention your Fitbit username for all the “fitbitters” out here:)

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  • OK, this is bullshit. You are just reading their marketing literature. Thanks, I can read for myself. I was looking for actual reviews and comparisons.

  • fitbit charge 3 is useless for cycling it counts steps while you’re biking. 0/10. These reviews are too nice, seems to be a summary of eachs’ features instead of a critique.

  • Buyers beware: my Fitbit charge 2 battery lasted no more than 18 months and Fitbit would not replace it.
    Think before you invest your money

  • these are cool gadgets
    but a no frills, no screen one to put on the ankle and forget would be awesome.
    With just real time HR, and statistical HR data 1,12,24 hr. And then just let the phone app do the data crunching.

  • Don’t get Fitbit charge 3 I had to replace mine 3 times then I brought a iconic and the screen fell out I have a apple series 5 best purchase ever

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  • I am on my second charge 3. The first one was replaced after only 2 months and my second one is now giving me issues 3 months after the 1 year warranty. The screen has about 10 black lines going through it, the heart rate reader only reads sometimes and the gps says it’s connected but when I come home from my workout it tells me there was a problem. Fitbit tells me to buy a new device. This shows me they don’t make them well. My Fitbit charge 3 lasted 1 year and 3 months, just past warranty. I spend close to $200 and I certainly can’t afford to do that every year. At that price point it should last longer than that.

  • So it’s about fitness trackers until the apple watch is included as a smartwatch? I think the bias is showing, the others on the list are strictly fitness trackers.

  • The fitbit charge 3 is trash. I bought one a year & a half ago & user experience leaves a lot to be desired.

    It worked fine for the first few months & basically became gradually more useless as time went on.

    It doesn’t connect to my Samsung phone unless I turn the phone off & on. So if you want to check your sleep you need to reset your phone in the morning. I use a bunch of Bluetooth gadgets & this is the only one with this issue. Even if I reset before exerciseing it will struggle to stay connected to my phone through the duration of a run. Most of my runs are not tracked through GPS because of this or they’re tracked for the first 10 minutes & then fitbit makes up an impossible route to account for it’s estimated distance I traveled. On top of that, it sometimes just stops tracking a run partway through. This always seems to happen when I go for a personal best too, but sometimes it happens on a normal run.

    Sleep tracking is inaccurate, it often says I’m asleep when I’m not.

    Sometimes it just won’t turn on. I’ll push & hold the sensor & it’ll give me the normal haptic feedback but the screen won’t respond. Sometimes this can be fixed by putting it on charge (even though it still has plenty of charge left) other times you just have to wait for half hour or more for it to decide to work.

    And now fitbit are trying to become a subscription based service, so if you want all the information fitbit are gathering on you, you need to give them money each month on top of the money you spend on their garbage products.

    My Mum bought a charge 3 around the same time as me & has had some of the same issues, though admittedly not to the same extent as me. She really only uses it as a sleep tracker & wristwatch though.

  • Video thumbnail showed a charge HR and a surge. Both of which I have and both are still kicking years after purchase. No issues except for battery which is a simple thing to replace. Get them second hand off eBay and you’ll be laughing. Batteries and new straps can be purchased off AliExpress.

  • I would also suggest Reflex Smart Bands on Fastrack.in. It comes in various designs and is very affordable.

    It also has additional features than most of the watches mentioned here.

  • My Fitbit Charge 3 finally broke after 18 months. Got it as a gift. I couldn’t be happier. HR monitor hardly worked and Sleep tracker was just as bad. You can barely read the display. When tapped it stays lit for three seconds, you have to hit it two/three times to see your progress., it’s just awful, SYAT AWAY FROM THE CHARGE 3!

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  • Bottom line? I’m 68, time is short. I REQUIRE A WRIST HEART RATE WATCH, no chest band, if possible. Suggestions? Anyone been to Thunder Mountain in Utah?

  • I cant install the spoticy connect and control app on my charge 4. Ive tried everything… what firmware do you have on your charge 4?

  • You didn’t mention that the proprietary Samsung health app to go with your device will only run on Samsung phones! And you have to have a newer phone, it wont run on even an old Samsung phone! I found this out shortly after purchasing a Gearfit 3. Big Bummer.

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    ► 5. Xiaomi Mi Band 4 https://amzn.to/37C0gwq
    ► 4. Fitbit Inspire HR https://amzn.to/2ukgmMH
    ► 3. Samsung Galaxy Fit https://amzn.to/306Cwy0
    ► 2. Apple Watch Series 5 https://amzn.to/37Ify2x
    ► 1. Fitbit Charge 3 https://amzn.to/2QwnM8a

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    ► 5. Xiaomi Mi Band 4 https://amzn.to/35wCVL1
    ► 4. Fitbit Inspire HR https://amzn.to/2sYGFHU
    ► 3. Samsung Galaxy Fit https://amzn.to/36BUc6Y
    ► 2. Apple Watch Series 5 https://amzn.to/2T2oiMQ
    ► 1. Fitbit Charge 3 https://amzn.to/2tGTZAF

  • These are not the 5 best fitness trackers, there is also like the Huawei Band 4 Pro, the Honor Band 5 en the 5i and a lot of other brands that make very good trackers.
    Like every tracker the Samsung and other trackers are unsafe when they are used with a Health app, Even the Samsung Health app sends more data to Samsung then you would like, yes even your contacts (by by privacy ), lol, if you want to keep your data/privacy safe, don’t use the tracker with a health or other app.

  • I am an entrepreneur that is selling a fitness tracker watch I worked on for months, that monitors your heart rate, steps, and is waterproof, for only $19! You can check it out here:) https://onenecessity.com/products/smart™-bracelet-fitness-tracker-watch?variant=31609042141227

  • Nice Tracker but the only issue is the Battery life, I have been using Amazfit Bip for the last 2 years the Battery life is amazing last 25 -30 days. I can’t find a replacement with the same battery life and built in GPS.

  • I have a Fitbit Charge 3… and after I got a new phone, it stopped working!! I could not for the life of me get the watch to sync to my app. So now I’m stuck with a watch that can’t even tell time at least! I have been emailing Fitbit customer support for a few weeks now… and their solution is for me to buy another model! Yeah right! Complete waste of money! #ByeFelicia

  • Fitbit. Talk about over estimating your steps by THOUSANDS. Standing still. Look down, oh wow, I just got another 250 steps yay I had 19,000 steps today. WRONG. Do a set of 25 burpees, my heart is pounding. Check my heartrate annndddd flatline. Again. Wear chest strap and get a HR of 160+ on my wahoo phone app while my fitbit would tell me 128. I’m done. I got a garmin vivoactive 4s and love it. I have a very hard time getting in my 10,000 steps because its ACCURATE. My heart rate on my garmin matches very closely to my HR chest strap. Why does this not make the top 5? Crazy.

  • Sadly Fitbit is now owned by mr. g…. and having said that, I think mr g is sharing the info they collect with not so friendly countries and anyone else that will give them enough money..

  • Fitbit Charge 3 won’t last you longer than a year. I’ve purchased Fitbit over and over again, and they never last long. The app doesn’t sync well with your watch so don’t again. And, customer service doesn’t actually give a shit about you.

  • Did you guys take Withings in consideration as well in these reviews? I find the Fitbit Premium Pay for your content method a very offputting fact. They already charge one of the highest prices for their devices, and now some of the data has been blocked off behind a premium function in the app. Like heartrate stats during the night and the use of the actuall work-out app Fitbit Coach. You have to pay a monthly fee for stuff you can actually find plenty for free on the internet with a little research. Where as Withings new Steel HR and newer models, offer the same comfort of use have a better battery life and measurements are just as accurate. I myself have been using a Fitbit for years now but am seriously considering switching to the Samsung or Withings if Fitbit continues with these rediculous “pay for your stats” methods in their app. Also the Fitbit App is actually one if THE FEW fitness apps that does not work with Google Fit. You need an extra app on your phone to get your stats send from your fitness app into your google fit account. Rediculous if you ask me in this modern age and for that price range you’d expect it to play nice with the 2 most used health apps in the net namely Google Fit and Apple Health. I honestly find it surprising how many reviews state that the Charge 3 is “the best” overal fitness tracker and I sincerely disagree as of 2020 there are better options than fitbit in general. Fitbit is only this popular because it is one of the largest and most known fitness app company around it does not make them the best though.

  • They added gps so you can leave the phone at home but you can’t save music on the Fitbit so you still need to carry the phone for a run.. and the gps is not very accurate. Don’t see the point, almost everyone is running with music

  • What about if I need one without screen why is It so hard to find one!?!!!!? I don’t want a mini watch in my wrist I already have my watch I want a wristband that tells me my steps and sleep.