60
Global
Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
60

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

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Jawbone Up review

The Up wristband has promise as a fitness tracker, but we can't recommend it until Jawbone can make it stop bricking.

Pros
  • Waterproof up to 1 meterLong battery lifeSmart Alarm feature is ingenious
Cons
  • Reports of bricking and withering battery capacityOnly compatible with iOS devicesFood tracking is uselessiOS app is light on features for now
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User Reviews

70
falleninsea
I really like the wrist band its comfortable and easy to forget you are wearing...read more
40
kjchung
I've only had this for a day and I'm on the fence about my $100 bracelet. I...read more
10
bzipkin
I initially gave the UP a 4.5--I initially loved the device. However, my band...read more
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Model
Small

Key Specs

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep
Display
no
Media playback controls
no
Battery life
Up to10 day

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep (yes)

Display

Display
no

Other

Fitness analytics
yes
Media playback controls
no
Multiple user profiles
no
Water resistant
yes (Up to1 m)

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wired

Power

Rechargeable battery
yes
Battery life
Up to10 day
Model
Medium

Key Specs

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep
Display
no
Media playback controls
no
Battery life
Up to10 day

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep (yes)

Display

Display
no

Other

Fitness analytics
yes
Media playback controls
no
Multiple user profiles
no
Water resistant
yes (Up to1 m)

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wired

Power

Rechargeable battery
yes
Battery life
Up to10 day
Model
Large

Key Specs

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep
Display
no
Media playback controls
no
Battery life
Up to10 day

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep (yes)

Display

Display
no

Other

Fitness analytics
yes
Media playback controls
no
Multiple user profiles
no
Water resistant
yes (Up to1 m)

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wired

Power

Rechargeable battery
yes
Battery life
Up to10 day
Model
Extra Large

Key Specs

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep
Display
no
Media playback controls
no
Battery life
Up to10 day

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion / steps, Distance, Speed, GPS / location, Calories, Sleep (yes)

Display

Display
no

Other

Fitness analytics
yes
Media playback controls
no
Multiple user profiles
no
Water resistant
yes (Up to1 m)

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wired

Power

Rechargeable battery
yes
Battery life
Up to10 day