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84
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

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

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Engadget Summary

Motorola's MOTOACTV may be the most versatile wearable fitness device on the market today — though that doesn't mean it's the best for everyone. The MOTOACTV can track just about any kind of workout, includes a media player, and it's rugged enough to handle sports like mountain-biking. It can also be upgraded with new functionality simply by downloading new apps. The downside? It's heavy, and its web site has some bugs and isn't user-friendly as those of competitors. If all you need to do is track steps, calories burned, and other basic workout stats, you may find a less expensive option like the gdgt Must-have Fitbit Ultra to be more appropriate. But if you want a full-featured, upgradeable, wearable (albeit heavy), fitness tracker, MOTOACTV gets the job done.

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User Reviews

90
ColombianJoker
Excellent watch. If you really use it, it will change your life
90
axb
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
j4s0n
"Fitness Tracker / Music Player" meh. It's also, unofficially, the most powerful...read more
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Key Specs

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion, Distance, Speed, Gps, Heart rate, Calories
Display
Yes
Battery life
Up to 32520
Media playback controls
Yes
Model
8GB

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion, Distance, Speed, Gps, Heart rate, Calories (Yes) (No)

Display

Display
Yes

Other

Media playback controls
Yes
Water resistant
Yes

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Sensor network
Ant plus, Bluetooth

Power

Rechargeable battery
Yes
Battery life
Up to 325 hours

Other features

Screen size
1.6 inches
Screen resolution
176x220
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Model
Golf Edition

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion, Distance, Speed, Gps, Heart rate, Calories (Yes) (No)

Display

Display
Yes

Other

Media playback controls
Yes
Water resistant
Yes

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Sensor network
Ant plus, Bluetooth

Power

Rechargeable battery
Yes
Battery life
Up to 325 hours

Other features

Screen size
1.6 inches
Screen resolution
176x220
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
Model
16GB

General

Type
Watch-style
Tracking metrics
Motion, Distance, Speed, Gps, Heart rate, Calories (Yes) (No)

Display

Display
Yes

Other

Media playback controls
Yes
Water resistant
Yes

Sync and connectivity

Sync type
Wireless (Bluetooth)
Sensor network
Ant plus, Bluetooth

Power

Rechargeable battery
Yes
Battery life
Up to 325 hours

Other features

Screen size
1.6 inches
Screen resolution
176x220
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes
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