The Good The Nike+ FuelBand SE adds Bluetooth 4.0 for continuous syncing, more water resistance for wearing in the shower, hourly motivational reminders, and solid social connectivity with other Nike+ users.
The Bad No Android support; only works with iPhone 4S and later; Bluetooth syncing can get quirky; no vibration for silent alarms or hourly reminders; app's toolset is a little simplistic; doesn't track sleep.
The Bottom Line The Nike+ FuelBand SE is a minor upgrade to last year's FuelBand, adding Bluetooth 4.0 and a few new motivational wrinkles to its software, but the band's design is more successful than its package of features.
A better-built fitness band, but not much smarter
I'm 518 Fuel points ahead of men aged 30-39 at this point in the day, and 678 points ahead of yesterday at this time. But, I still have at least 900 more Fuel points to go to reach my goal.
Welcome to the world of NikeFuel, and the Nike+ FuelBand SE, the latest version of the company's wearable wireless fitness band.
The world of wearable, smart fitness trackers is getting increasingly crowded, and there are a lot of options on the market: the, the , and assorted . The FuelBand was one of the first mainstream fitness gadgets, and it's perhaps the best-known, and the best marketed; Nike's presence as a company is far larger than any of the others.
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