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conclusion:We're mixed

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If you're willing to forget about calories, steps or other measures and embrace "NikeFuel" as your new metric for workout success, the Nike+ FuelBand may well work for you. However, if your fitness regimen is based on time, miles, or other more traditional goals, you may be better off with another product, such as the FitBit Ultra or Nike's Nike+ iPod sensor. That said, if NikeFuel catches on and all of your friends start comparing their Fuel point goals, you may find the FuelBand unavoidable.

Critic reviews

7.6
13 reviews
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Ease of use
    8.5
  • Design and form factor
    7.8

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User reviews

8.6
39 reviews
8.0
AllThingsD Mar 19, 2012

For users looking for an activity-tracking wristband that tells you when and how much you moved throughout the day, the Nike+ FuelBand may work. But for serious weight-trackers or ... to track segmented workouts ... a BodyMedia band or even a Nike+ SportsWatch would probably be a better fit.

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8.0
Gizmodo Apr 13, 2012

If you're interested in becoming somewhat healthy in the future, if you're looking for a wee bit more motivation to workout, or if you just want to be an active person, you should buy a Fuelband. It'll help you stop being lazy.

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7.0
CNET Jan 20, 2012

While it's impossible to get a complete assessment of such a device in one afternoon, I have to admire the ambition and thought that was put into the FuelBand. It feels like a quality product, and could potentially be a worthy competitor...as long as you're willing to buy into Nike's Fuel concept.

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6.0
PC Mag May 9, 2012

The retro-chic fitness-tracking Nike+ FuelBand looks like an understated gadget, and in fact, it is. The data it collects is very limited, making it little more than a glorified pedometer.

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8.0
Pocket-Lint Mar 16, 2012

If you are energetic already then you this isn't probably for you, but like a nagging Mrs Pocket-lint asking you to takeout  the rubbish on bin day, sometimes you need that little extra push, and from what we've experienced first hand, the Nike+ FuelBand will do that for you nicely.

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9.0
T3 Mar 10, 2012

It's a really good looking accessory that has out-of-the-box instant accessibility and some really addictive features that should get you moving. Whether the novelty will wear off over time reamins to be seen.

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8.0
TrustedReviews Oct 17, 2012

Thanks largely to the unit’s brilliant and simple design, the Nike+ FuelBand opens up a new world of unobtrusive performance monitoring, becoming an integral accessory to your daily life and one which, despite the price, will quickly have you opting for that lunchtime jog.

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8.0
TechRadar Jan 29, 2013

Yes, it's maddeningly expensive, but if you can afford it - or can justify it to yourself from a pot of money you had apportioned in your head marked 'A Nice Watch' - it's a beautifully-crafted bit of kit backed up by both services online and apps, and happily complements the rest of the Nike+...

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8.0
Digital Trends Mar 23, 2012

If all you’re looking for is a pedometer with a Bluetooth, then keep on looking. You can get something way cheaper and simple for your money. But for anyone who enjoys exercising a moderate to high amount, this is a great supplement. Read more:...

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10
About Mar 16, 2012

I was skeptical about the FuelBand, as I have tried dozens of activity monitors and pedometers and settled on Fitbit as a favorite. But Fuelband motivates this jaded old walker to put in the steps to get the little Fuelband guy to dance every day.

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8.0
Fit Technica Apr 5, 2013

Ultimately, though, the FuelBand is a great addition to all the other fitness tech that I use. It has resided on my wrist for months and will continue to live there until I hit 2-million NikeFuel points and beyond.

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10
jdelapena jdelapena

To review the Nike+ FuelBand to the best of my ability, I won’t bother you with information about the band that you can find in almost every other review on the net. Instead, I’ll review aspects about the band that I find will be helpful and relevant to those seeking the item for their own...

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8.0
beverson beverson

Received my Nike+ Fuelband in the mail today. I must say I'm impressed so far. Nicely designed package, great industrial & product design, quality build, comfortable on the wrist, easy setup, clean display - even functions as a watch (bonus). I'm a fan so far. Certainly exceeds the Jawbone...

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10
barelyanything barelyanything

I love the idea of an all day wearing device that keep track of your activities, the Nike+ Fuelband not only track your activeness throughout the day, it also functions as a watch. The LED display on the band is very easy to read and it has a built in ambient light sensor to adjust the brightness...

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7.0
jdz jdz

I have had my Nike+ FuelBand for over a week now and overall I like it, but your enjoyment will depend on how much you care about the accuracy of the metrics it tracks. The FuelBand comes in simple packaging that allows you to get at it very quickly with the band on one side and the accessories...

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9.0
svader svader

The product can take a beating. Sweat rain and mud, it will keep counting for you. Great portable motivational tool that you barely notice is there. Adds a wow factor when you are showing someone the features.

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8.0
human01 human01

I've had and have used the FuelBand all day, every day for the last month. For someone (like myself) that wasn't particularly active, the device works great as a psychological motivator but I'm leery to trust it for it's accuracy if I were someone more hardcore with my exercise regimin. My work...

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5.0
tedr tedr

I'm not a runner so really all this tells me if I've been lethargic or not. So it's poretty much a fancy pedometer with a clock. I like that it's water proof and a bracelet, so I never need to take off. I like that the data easily archive, but it's a bummer you can only see today's data on the...

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