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80 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

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

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Engadget Summary

This basic version of the Fitbit fitness tracker won't tell you how well you've slept, and can't track your performance on a Stairmaster. But if you just need a device that will track your steps and calories burned, and can sync wirelessly with Fitbit's website and smartphone apps, the Zip is a good choice at a great price. If you want something more advanced, consider the gdgt Must-have Fitbit Ultra -- or wait for the Fitbit One, due out next month.

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77
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 12

82
 
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Wearable / clip-on
Tracking metrics
Motion, Distance, Calories
Display
Yes
Battery life
Up to 18014
Media playback controls
No
Type
Tracking metrics
Display
Battery life
Media playback controls
Wearable / clip-on
Motion, Distance, Calories
Yes
Up to 18014
No

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80 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

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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User Reviews

90
splatmatt
This is definitely the best FitBit to date! Many of the reasons that would...read more
90
robertpatterson
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
ralfmuell
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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