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CNET says:

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Less sexy, low-tech pedometers can be had for much less, but getting one that keeps track of all that data and makes it available from any computer with an Internet connection is a really nice feature, and well worth the extra cash. quote


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Critic reviews

7.7
8 reviews
  • Durability
    4.9
  • Portability
    9.0
  • Ease of use
    7.8
  • Design and form factor
    8.3

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User reviews

8.0
21 reviews
8.0
Engadget Oct 15, 2009

Having a little thing clipped onto your belt or bra ... is something of a good reminder that you're being watched -- even if the only thing it's watching is how much you bob up and down as you walk around. Is that worth $100? That depends on how much motivation you need to shed those pounds.

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8.0
AllThingsD Nov 3, 2009

After just a couple days of using Fitbit, I got hooked on the idea of keeping digital tabs on myself, and I liked looking back at my activity log over a period of time.

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8.0
CNET Oct 1, 2009

Less sexy, low-tech pedometers can be had for much less, but getting one that keeps track of all that data and makes it available from any computer with an Internet connection is a really nice feature, and well worth the extra cash.

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8.0
Wired Oct 16, 2009

We loved the Fitbit, and once the kinks are ironed out and the manual exists, it will be worth the investment.

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8.0
The Wall Street Journal Nov 4, 2009

After just a couple days of using Fitbit, I got hooked on the idea of keeping digital tabs on myself, and I liked looking back at my activity log over a period of time.

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5.0
MacLife May 26, 2010

The Fitbit is fun and useful as a calorie counter and pedometer, but its disjointed, overreaching online tools stress quantity over quality.

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10
About Sep 27, 2010

The Fitbit is the activity tracker that most of us have been waiting for. It is small, easy to wear, and super easy to use. The web site has no additional fees. It works both with PC and Mac.

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9.0
The Gadgeteer Aug 26, 2011

I’ll admit that it can be a ‘chore’ to add the foods and activities via the web page. I personally prefer to use the Fitbit just to track my steps. Typically, if you can get at least 10,000 steps a day, you should be relatively healthy.

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7.0
cass cass

I bought a Fitbit because everyone I know was getting them and it seemed kind of fun. When I first got it, the set up experience was really a pain, sort of like setting up a printer. I kept trying to get it to associate with my account and it kept failing. Once I got it up and running, I have to...

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9.0
leigh leigh

This does what they said it does. The only real shortcoming, in my opinion, is that the Fitbit application needs work. The food entry interface is beyond frustrating so I find that I only keep tabs on my activity. I look forward to an update on that so that I can keep more complete records.

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7.0
MacsFuture MacsFuture

Since January 2010, I have been using the Fitbit. The Fitbit is a little wireless device that has an accelerometer in it so it can track movement. It also can wirelessly transfer information to a base station that is connected by ubs to your computer and then send that info to your Fitbit.com...

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7.0
amanda amanda

I received the Fitbit 2 months ago, and set up and using it has been simple. Some people have had issues losing the device, but I have good luck with the belt clip. Check out their site forums for suggestions on tethering or suggested ways to wear it so you don't lose yours. I have found...

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8.0
dave dave

Ever since I received one of these, I've been in obsessively tracking various health related stats. I find myself comparing how many steps and how active I've been between today and yesterday, today and my weekly average, and compared to other FitBit users. It's actually been...

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10
codeweenie codeweenie

When it comes to logging your activity, it doesn't get any easier that this. An additional benefit is that you can set it to record your sleep activity and see just how many times you move around at night. Another bonus is that there is no required recurring fee associated with fitbit, as...

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6.0
StephenDavis StephenDavis

I like the Fitbit a lot. The problem is that I don't see it much of a use other than a pedometer and an online food log. Am I missing something? I think the price point is too high for a very well designed pedometer.

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2.0
KarlM KarlM

Waited months for it. Had it several days and it came out of the supplied belt holder just walking around at work, software/office job nothing energetic. Worst industrial design ever. Frustrated, what a total waste of money all because they cannot design their belt holder correctly....

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