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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Alta shows Fitbit has learned enough about design to compete with more stylish rivals. It's also a lesson in how fewer features can sometimes lead to a better product.

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Pros
  • Fitbit's most stylish and comfortable tracker yet
  • Battery lasts five days
  • Automatic activity tracking
  • Wide variety of band options
Cons
  • No stair or heart rate tracking
  • Some bands are difficult to put on

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Specs

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Type
Wearable / clip-on
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps
Display
Yes
Battery life
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Type
Tracking metrics
Display
Battery life
Wearable / clip-on
Motion / steps
Yes
Up to 514

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82 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
82

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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