The Fitbit Sense is a comprehensive health-tracking machine with basic smartwatch features and a new navigation system that can be difficult to master. It offers more wellness tools than Apple and Samsung at a cheaper price, and it’s especially great for people who don’t mind wearing a watch to bed to glean more information about their health.
- Comprehensive health tracking tools
- Bright and sharp display
- Buttonless design requires learning
- Somewhat sluggish performance
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- 68AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE6 ReviewsPC Mag70Fitbit's high-end smartwatch puts health firstFitbit's premium, pricey Sense smartwatch puts a focus on your well-being with the ability to measure and monitor your stress, heart rhythm, skin temperature variation, and blood oxygen saturation.Android Authority70A work in progressThe Fitbit Sense nails the basics. Built-in GPS is finally here, and the heart rate sensor has been improved. We also love the new quick-release straps. However, many features aren't available at launch, and the implementation of the EDA and SpO2 sensors could use refining.Overall the Fitbit Sense is a solid wearable. But like all Fitbit smartwatches, it has plenty of bugs. Until Fitbit fixes some software issues, we recommend passing up the Fitbit Sense.Mashable60A half-baked smartwatch for the wellness warriorWith fitness and stress management tracking, the Fitbit Sense is aiming to be the all-in-one smartwatch. But with many of its marquee features coming at a later date, it mostly just feels half-baked.Android Central70The best Fitbit ever still needs some workSense is the most powerful wearable Fitbit has ever released, and while it tries a lot of new and exciting things, it still struggles with a lot of the fundamentals. All of the usual activity/sleep tracking features are as great as ever, and with things like an EDA and temperature sensor, you can monitor more aspects of your health than ever before. It's a rather exciting piece of tech, though a myriad of performance and software issues raise into question whether the Sense is worth its extra high price tag.CNN70The Fitbit Sense is indeed a health watch, for better or worseThose looking to dig into health data and keep the focus on that will be happy with the Sense, but if you want a smartwatch, the Apple Watch or Galaxy Watch 3 are a better fit.The Verge70ENOUGH BUGS TO RAISE YOUR HEART RATEOverall, the Sense is a nice smartwatch, and it does indeed feel like it comes closer than anything I’ve used at getting the most complete picture of your day-to-day health. At the same time, there is a good amount of bugginess that still needs to be ironed out, which doesn’t jibe well with the Sense’s $330 price tag.
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