The Good The Flex 2 is slim and swim-proof, can track basic fitness data and supports a variety of accessories, including pendants.
The Bad It lacks a display and the more advanced features of other Fitbit trackers. Lacks heart rate tracking. The LED lights can be confusing; battery life should be better.
The Bottom Line The Fitbit Flex 2 doesn't have all of the bells and whistles of other trackers, but it's finally swim-proof, and it does the basics and it does them well.
A low-key, wear-anytime tracker that's swim-proof (at last!)
At last, there's a Fitbit that's swim-proof!
But in exchange for that long-overdue swim-friendliness, other features are lost. There's no heart rate tracking, and it doesn't have a display. Are you OK with that compromise?
The Flex 2 looks, in many ways, like the perfect slim tracker from Fitbit that we'd wanted for a while: It's like Fitbit's version of the. It's $100 (£80 or AU$130 converted) and will begin shipping in early October. It comes with a rubber strap in both large and small sizes, but the beauty of the Flex 2 is its customization.
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