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I'm thinking about getting one of these things, and read some reviews online, but still not sure a) if it's worth the cost and b) which one to get. After some initial research I'm leaning towards the Jawbone UP, but not 100% sold.
If you're using one of these (any band) it would be grand if you could share yout thoughts on the usefulness/insights it gives and what you like/don't like about it.
I almost purchased the fitbit one - but i didn't. I really liked all of its capabilities, but something came up and I didn't want to purchase it. I've heard a lot of good things about the fitbit products.
I almost got one too. Samsung's band actually looks interesting, but I'll wait for more refinement. Apple's rumors sound pretty interesting too, though I am not going to pay $1000 for an iWatch.
Next gen devices should be pretty interesting. Give me heart rate, a little more data and I am sold. Maybe a little more logic on what activity you are doing (I dont' think they can tell if you are walking vs. on an elliptical, but dont really know)
Can't beat the Nike FuelBand... Tried some of the others.
does Nike FuelBand or anything else have a programmable timer for interval training and tracking heartrate? I've been looking for something more than just a pedometer (hehe, pedo-meter) you wear on your wrist.
i got nike sportband. also have fuelband but fu...no really needed.
when it come to running, sportband is way better. plus it was only like 49 or 59 bucks. you do need to have the senor on the shoe either nikeplus shoes or other brand with a pouch.
if you want to spend a bit more and don't do running inside a gym, like on a treadmill. then i would recommend nike sportwatch w/GPS.
I think its ridiculous that most of these are not really suitable for swimming.
Does the fuelband track sleep patterns?
I'm liking the basis (https://www.mybasis.com/) mostly because it has a heart rate function. But not so sure I want one that looks like a watch.
Still haven't decided ... prolly fitbit or up24 but the up24 seems to have some serious reliability issues especially if it gets wet.
Fitbit isn't waterproof either. I can't understand that, makes no sense. Samsung makes a phone that can be submerged, how can a rubber band not be waterproof, at least to shower/swim with?
I agree, heart rate is something that is sorely missing. Why I liked (parts) of Samsung's device and why Apple's looks interesting.
Reminders - I was ready that the up24 can remind you to move, that, to me, is enough to make it worth it. I can't find that info again, though. I sit too much at these damn computers!
It seems the Basis is not available in the UK... so I guess it is the UP24 for me
I'm using the Withings Pulse. got that one, because the battery lastest the longest compared to the others when I got it.
Had not heard of that one before... looks pretty good.
How is the sleep analysis with that one?
sucks to have to put it in a wristband and manually put in the thing into sleepmode, but it works pretty well.
their next product Withings Aura is a sleep tracker radio alarmclock thing that looks interesting imo
Cheers for that uan - I'm going to give the Withings Pulse a go, based largely on the fact that it is not on your wrist and it has a heart rate function.
No mention of the Sony one yet, waterproof too...
^ that looks pretty good too. The waterproof bit is just so sensible
the first time you jerk off it's gonna think you're usain bolt