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Review: The Fitbit Flex wristband bests its closest competition

At a Glance

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  • Fitbit Flex
    $100.00

    The Fitbit Flex matches the core functionality of the company's other socially-connected digital pedometers, but it's worn on the wrist. Its Bluetooth syncing and durability help it best competitors like...

At a Glance

The Fitbit Flex matches the core functionality of the company's other socially-connected digital pedometers, but it's worn on the wrist. Its Bluetooth syncing and durability help it best competitors like the Jawbone Up.

Price when rated: $100.00

Pros

  • Tracks steps and sleep with accuracy
  • Hard to lose
  • Bluetooth syncing
  • Vibrant user base across Fitbit line for social step competition

Cons

  • Five day battery life unimpressive
  • Clasp a bit fussy to use
  • No numeric on-device display
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