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Pivotal Living is taking a unique approach to the crowded wearable market and is offering it's activity tracker as part of a yearly subscription plan. The Pivotal Tracker 1 can be had for $12, which will get you a band and access to the company's Android and iOS app. If you like what you see, pay another $12 the following year for another band (you can also keep your current one) and another year of access to the mobile app.

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The Tracker 1 doesn't look or feel like a cheap activity tracker.

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There are some concerns with the build quality. Small scratches began to appear on the screen after only a few days of use.

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The band is capable of tracking the steps you take, distance you travel, calories you burn and your sleep at night.

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You can scroll through these data groups with a tap of the Tracker 1's button.

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A quick double tap of the button will activate sleep mode.

You can even configure a silent alarm to wake you up in the morning, or alerts to nofity you when you have been inactive for an extended period of time.

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Two small prongs are pushed into the the rubber band to keep the tracker on your wrist. There is a small loop at one end of the band, but it won't do much if the prongs were to become dislodged.

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There is no secondary security slider. If there prongs were to become dislodged the band would likely fall off your wrist.

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The battery takes only 60 minutes to go from zero to 100%. Charging is done through a proprietary charging dock that connects to four pins on the back of the device.

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The Pivotal Living mobile app is available for Android and iOS devices. The app offers an attractive design, while still being able to deliver a sufficient amount of information.

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You can see the quality of your sleep from the past night, including how many times you woke up and the amount of deep sleep you achieved.

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You can set goals for your sleep, hydration, activity, steps, weight and calories burned. In addition to being able to set daily goals, an interesting feature is having the ability to set day-specific goals.

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There is even hydration tracking within the mobile app. Simply drag your finger from left to right over the hydration field to add the amount of ounces you consumed.

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The Pivotal Tracker 1 is available now in the U.S. for only $12.

For more information, be sure to visit our full review.

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