The Good The Fitbit One offers an intuitive way to track and analyze your sleep, the steps you take, stairs climbed, and calories burned. Small and light, the One is very portable. Its OLED screen, which has a clock, is easy to read. It sends data to phones over Bluetooth.
The Bad The Fitbit One’s clip often comes loose. The One's Bluetooth syncing function only works with a few compatible handsets thus far.
The Bottom Line The Fitbit One is a feature-rich pedometer, but the wristband-style Jawbone Up and Fitbit’s own Flex are more convenient and much better deals.
Powerful fitness tracker, weak design
The $99.95 Fitbit One is one of the most advanced fitness trackers money can buy. Besides measuring steps, this gadget can record how many stairs you climb, the calories you burn, and even the quality of your sleep. Its clippable design, however, isn't as convenient or secure as competing wrist-style devices such as the
If you've owned or played with Fitbit's past devices such as the original Fitbit tracker and
The idea is to use the clip to attach the One to clothing, either a belt, pants pocket, or shirt. Once clipped on, the gadget records your daily activity. There's just one button on the One. Pressing it toggles through the product's various screens -- the time, steps, stairs, distance traveled, and calories burned through activity. A final screen shows a flower graphic that grows and shrinks in relation to how much you've moved recently. The longer the flower stem, the better.
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