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Fitbit Ionic

from  $269.95+

    Fitbit Ionic

    from  $269.95+
    from  $269.95+
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    79 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    79

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

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    Engadget Review

    The Fitbit Ionic is the company’s first real smartwatch, but it feels rushed, like a placeholder to secure a spot on your wrist while you wait for marquee features to roll out. Fitbit continues to excel at keeping tabs on your fitness, and the Ionic is a capable gym, running or swimming companion (and coach). However, the smartwatch-like features are either limited in functionality or require tedious, time-consuming setup. Still, the Ionic’s comprehensive set of tools and long-lasting battery make it a good fitness tracker with some smartwatch bonuses.

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    Pros
    • Bright display
    • Long battery life
    • Comprehensive fitness features
    • Swim tracking
    • Contactless payments work well
    Cons
    • Finicky
    • incomplete software
    • Cannot reply to notifications
    • Limited selection of third-party apps
    79 Engadget Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    79

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    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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