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VUP Running Armband for iPhone X iPhone 8 Plus 8 7 Plus 6 Plus 6 Galaxy S8 S8 Plus S7 Edge Note 8 5 Google Pixel 180 Rotatable with Key Holder Phone Armband for Hiking Biking Walking

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8.5
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Fit
 268
arm, holds, securely, iphone 8, holds the phone
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Works perfect, I don’t have to take my case off to use and my husband can even use it for his iPhone 7Plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great holds my Iphone 8 with a slim case with no problem.  ...  "
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" ...  My phone (galaxy s9+) is snug and secure. ... I don't know if I have a bigger bicep than others or not, but I cant get it snug enough. ... I can fit my phone in the case, but it takes a while for me to mount it - however, the band does accept the phone easily without my case.  ...  "
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" ...  It's great that it swivels, fits a big arm, and has a handy pocket for a key and another one to keep your headphone cord in check.  ...  "
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" ...  I was using a cheaper holder for a previous phone that didn't fit my new Pixel 2XL. ... This armband holds my phone completely securely, I have no worries about it sliding out.  ...  "
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" ...  The velcro is nice and snug on arm too.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that this one will allow me to stop, swivel the mount, and scan over a text without removing the phone from the armband.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds an iPhone 7+ well for long runs.  ...  "
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Comfort
 154
armband, arms, forearm, velcro, band
+72%
-28%
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" ...  It holds the phone securely, is comfortable, durable and fits my arm.  ...  "
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" ...  It's early days but they are very comfortable to wear during workout and running.  ...  "
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" ...  So much better than the last armband I had.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and the ability to fasten on arm of forearm with comfort.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very well-constructed armband.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally a arm band phone case that fits and is easy to put the phone in and remove.  ...  "
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" ...  helps keep my hands free to walk my dogs .  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve used the armband for a week and I love it!  ...  "
Band
 137
arm, bands, arm band, rubber, velcro
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Love this arm band.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very well-made & affordable exercise arm band for your phone. ... I was extremely pleased at the workmanship & the quality of the band. ... This is a great band!  ...  "
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" ...  With the rubber bands on either in to hold the phone, this holder is perfect! ... But like other reviewers mentioned, the bands are flexible and can hold the large iPhone 8 Plus with no problem!  ...  "
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" ...  I finally found the best arm band for my iPhone 7+.  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I gave this product a four was because the band fit my arm kinda snug in the largest position.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an iPhone 8 Plus and was skeptical of the bands could hold the phone in tightly but they do!  ...  "
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" ...  This armband for well and is comparable to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, I have an iPhone 5s and the arm band fits it just fine.  ...  "
Build Quality
 131
arm, bands, armband, straps, velcro
+73%
-27%
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" ...  This one is made out of fabric and elastic and it's easy to move the phone around on your arm to look at the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone feels secure in the straps and I like the swivel feature.  ...  "
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" ...  Held up very well.  ...  "
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" ...  Keeps my phone held well but I can't seem to make the arm band fit comfortably.  ...  "
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" ...  the material quality is excellent, and is able to withstand my own movement and sweat.  ...  "
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" ...  I just got a new Note 9 and have it in a thin but protective case. ... Though, the weight with the case makes is move slightly more. ... Seems pretty sturdy all over.  ...  "
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" ...  1) the phone attachment to the unit is solid, simple and easy to work: strong "rubber band" type connectors the slip on and off and leave all the buttons and volume adjustments visible and accessible.  ...  "
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" ...  velcro band, rubber grips hold my iphone 8s  ...  "
For Running
 88
run, gym, armband, arm, jogging
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Very useful, not a doubt it was a pleasure working on workout sessions.  ...  "
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" ...  No issues at all when running.  ...  "
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" ...  Was surprised at how stable it is even while I'm running.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this armband for an upcoming marathon I was getting ready to run.  ...  "
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" ...  Good idea for phone holder at the gym.  ...  "
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" ...  Used for two runs and a weight lifting session.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone is securely held in armband and is easily accessible while running.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely recommend the VUP Running Armband!  ...  "
Ease of Use
 44
easy, easy to use, access, makes, armband
+89%
-11%
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" ...  I wish it was easier to use the phone while it is in the armband, which is why I gave it 4 stars instead of 5.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also not the easiest to take out and look at.  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer wearing it on my forearm, which allows for easy access to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to get phone in/out.  ...  "
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" ...  Very secure, easy to use armband!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to get on. ... Easy to access phone while working out.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s easy to put on once you get used to it.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 38
iphone x, iphone, access, works great, take
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Works as promised and I use it when doing my yard work.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an iPhone 8 Plus and it works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn my phone and change my music with ease if I switch playlists.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to use and always gives you access to you phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and love how I can adjust the rotation of my phone .  ...  "
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" ...  This may be the single, best cell phone accessory I've ever bought.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the product works well on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very convenient with my bluetooth & the phone is NOT in my pocket.  ...  "
Design
 26
looks, material, made, look, materials
+92%
-8%
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" ...  It's smart looking, constructed of durable material, and the fit on my arm is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Even with the case.  ...  "
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" ...  I get lots of compliments on it and people want to know where I got it.  ...  "
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" ...  The only reason I gave this VUP armband four stars instead of five is that, because the design keeps the phone more untethered than other armbands, it does bounce around a bit when I am on the treadmill.  ...  "
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" ...  The silver is made of reflective 3M material and is super cool.  ...  "
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" ...  He appears to like it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also not the easiest to take out and look at.  ...  "
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" ...  This one is made out of fabric and elastic and it's easy to move the phone around on your arm to look at the screen.  ...  "
Size
 24
small, large, weight, size, arm
+71%
-29%
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" ...  very handy to for traveling  ...  "
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" ...  It’s large enough to accommodate the larger phones.  ...  "
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" ...  I am small (5' 3'') so I bought this as a good way for me to be able to hold my phone as many other armbands were too large and I could not bend my arm very well as I have to wear my armband on my bicep.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s fits perfect on my arm, just like a perfect size glove on.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with my iPhone X with a fairly bulky case and it fits great.  ...  "
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" ...  Though, the weight with the case makes is move slightly more.  ...  "
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" ...  IT'S ALSO GOOD FOR LARGE OR SMALL ARMS.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the fact you can save your key in the little pocket.  ...  "
Controls
 21
button, rubber, easily, change, home button
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Device operation is quite convenient while running, since the screen and buttons are accessible rather than wrapped in plastic, like in most other arembands.  ...  "
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" ...  It was nice that I could rotate it and look at it to change music, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a note 8 and this fits it and I can use every button and the screen without issue.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I can turn my phone when I want to skip a song or do anything on the screen and I don’t have to twist my arm in a weird way.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn my phone and change my music with ease if I switch playlists.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE the twist function that allows me to pivot so I can easily see and change music on my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  No worries regarding access to buttons or being able to hear through speaker!  ...  "
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" ...  I love the fact that it can turn.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 18
phone, plastic, touch the screen, swivel, access
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Feels great, easy to put on, easy to interact with touch screen, rubber holding allow for easy in/out of phone and adjustable for a variety of phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that phone screen is not covered.  ...  "
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" ...  This is perfect and the 360° rotation is a bonus, allows for the precise angle you want the screen at.  ...  "
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" ...  I get full access to the screen with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  This has simple rubber bands that grip the phone confidently and let you touch the screen directly.  ...  "
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" ...  My phone is a BLU, 6" screen, and it fits great.  ...  "
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" ...  Even better that it can rotate so you can read the screen easy.  ...  "
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" ...  love the fact that it allows you to turn the screen.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 17
working, weeks, used, use, product
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Had this for about 2 months and very happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using this product for a few weeks now, and it is just what I was looking for.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had this for 6 months now and no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  it has lasted me a while  ...  "
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" ...  It's good, 3 weeks of use.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a must buy for working out.  ...  "
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" ...  Have not had any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it during my excercises and working great.  ...  "
Price
 16
worth, product, money, good, value
+94%
-6%
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" ...  So far it’s a sturdy product and worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny, I’ve tried a lot of stuff before but this one is the best.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a very good product for a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  Could not be happier with my purchase and the price was great.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product and worth the buy.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is simple and effective and for what its worth the price in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a good product for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Functional, good reflective material, decent price  ...  "
Marketplace
 14
deal, works, expected, big, refund
+86%
-14%
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" ...  my favorite order off amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Will recommended Thanks so much!👍  ...  "
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" ...  Just as pictured.  ...  "
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" ...  Product as stated.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon was great as usual w/ prompt refund.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you and God bless!  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as it is described.  ...  "
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" ...  Best one I've bought so far on Amazon!  ...  "
Features
 14
love, swivel, rotating, nice
+93%
-7%
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" ...  The rotatable feature also works very well.  ...  "
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" ...  which is a nice feature.  ...  "
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" ...  The swivel feature is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how light and so unnoticeable it is!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the rotating feature.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the rotating feature and the feel of the materials.  ...  "
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" ...  Love the twist feature.  ...  "
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" ...  That's why i liked the swivel feature.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 14
phone, plastic, touch the screen, protector, swivel
+71%
-29%
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" ...  But this is super versatile and i don't need to worry about an extra plastic overlay making it difficult to touch the screen that some other armbands have.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that phone screen is not covered.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this phone holder because the screen is still available w/out being under a piece of plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds my large phone securely and rotates so I can see the screen .  ...  "
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" ...  This has simple rubber bands that grip the phone confidently and let you touch the screen directly.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels great, easy to put on, easy to interact with touch screen, rubber holding allow for easy in/out of phone and adjustable for a variety of phones.  ...  "
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" ...  My lift gets used inside and outside and has a rain shield on top.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a great armband for the gym to play music and I like that I dont have to fumble with a screen protector.  ...  "
Delivery
 11
product, arrived, time, first, delivered
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was delivered as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received mine and it works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the product when I first received it.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered on time no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  So when the VUP arrived and I set it up, I was more than relieved.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with the transaction.  ...  "
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" ...  I received today.  ...  "
Apps
 9
screen, app, switch, see, makes
+100%
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" ...  There are lots of choices on Amazon when it comes to smartphone armbands.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to keep moving and switch apps and songs.  ...  "
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" ...  Which sometimes opens apps & can change the song list.  ...  "
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" ...  An app makes this pretty easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it easy to handle your music and apps.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I can place it on my fore arm as I work out and twist it so I can update my workout app.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s so helpful when I run to see my screen better, and be able to open different fitness apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Apple Watch makes it easier for fitness app controls.  ...  "
Cables
 8
velcro, holder, like, headphone, secure
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I like the portion that holds the cord .  ...  "
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" ...  Love the earbud wire holder.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put on and I like being able to secure my head phone cables to it.  ...  "
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" ...  It keeps my earbud cord from dangling and annoying me.  ...  "
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" ...  The arm band is comfortable and the little Velcro cord holder is really nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Good strong Velcro, and I like the ability to adjust my earphone cord.  ...  "
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" ...  3 killer features: 1) Rotation, 2) a slot for my Key, 3) loop for my headphone cord.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 8
water, rain, water proof, gets, armband
+100%
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" ...  Definitely the best armband one can buy (assuming your phone is water proof which I think almost all are nowadays, or you never run in the rain).  ...  "
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" ...  This is great because I sweat a lot and no moisture gets to the phone which is wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect for walking on beach!!  ...  "
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" ...  Using it in a gym, I don't need to protect it from the elements.  ...  "
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" ...  My lift gets used inside and outside and has a rain shield on top. ... This is nice but wind driven rain still gets things soaked.  ...  "
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" ...  Been using it trail running and it’s perfect for my iPhone in its life proof case!  ...  "
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" ...  The band gets in the way of the button some times but now that I have a water resistant phone this is very convenient and versatile when working out.  ...  "
Returns
 7
sending, item, back, refund, received
+14%
-86%
comment
" ...  Will be sending back.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ll be sending it back  ...  "
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" ...  Interestingly, the box I received had clearly been opened and was probably a return.  ...  "
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" ...  I was out of town and didn't have the chance to return the item, now I'm stuck with this junk!  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return.  ...  "
Call quality
 7
answer, call, turn, take, song
+86%
-14%
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" ...  This is the perfect way for me to talk in the phone while I go for a walk  ...  "
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" ...  Makes it easier to look at calls and text messages.  ...  "
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" ...  the twisting it to change the song or answer a call, but it's worth not holding it or placing it on the treadmill or machine.  ...  "
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" ...  this is easy and you can turn your phone to take a call or text easily .  ...  "
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" ...  You can turn your phone to answer calls or texts.  ...  "
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" ...  Same for answering a call or adjusting the music.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 6
phone, makes, fingerprint, finger, facial
+67%
-33%
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" ...  i love this product because i can unluck my phone with the finger print, unlike other phone holders.  ...  "
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" ...  It was also nice to be able to use the fingerprint sensor on the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Not having plastic in front of the finger print reader makes this super worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  It is nice to not have to take in and out of plastic to either enter passcode or use fingerprint !  ...  "
Sound Quality
 5
sound, look, etc, change
+100%
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" ...  Love that it rotates, helps when changing up music.  ...  "
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" ...  It was nice that I could rotate it and look at it to change music, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I like change the music, look at my running stats, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  the perfect tool when working out and listening to music.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent sound quality  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
well, job, perfectly
+100%
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" ...  I use this armband for the scanners at my job.  ...  "
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" ...  works really well.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing did the trick!  ...  "
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" ...  works perfectly fine for me.  ...  "
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" ...  This product does the job very well.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
expected, pictured
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Works just as it is described.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as pictured.  ...  "
Pedometer
 4
day, 5, treadmill, running, ran
+100%
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" ...  This eliminates this step.  ...  "
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" ...  I walk 3-5 miles a day and always placed a single key in my pocket along with my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I typically go 5 or more miles a night.  ...  "
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" ...  I mostly use on Stair Master and Treadmill running at a 9 minute per mile pace  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 4
touch the screen, screen
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I can easily use the touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Been happy with the VUO armband for my i{Pod Touch.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality, love the touch screen availability, and the rotation of the phone.  ...  "
Hair
 4
skin, cutting, cuts, armband
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Also, the armband strap is not large enough to go around my arm without cutting in to my skin and slightly cutting off circulation.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
perfect, handy
+100%
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" ...  perfect for walking on beach!!  ...  "
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" ...  very handy to for traveling  ...  "
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" ...  pretty comfortable i used it for a whole day riding my board on the beach.  ...  "
For Kids
 3
bought
+100%
comment
" ...  My son liked the first one I bought so much, I bought another one for him.  ...  "
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" ...  great present for my daughter.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
screen, switch, see, iphone x, google
+100%
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" ...  I have an iPhone 6Plus so it's already bulky, but being able to swivel helps me to see the apps better so I can switch music and go back to my Intervals app.  ...  "
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" ...  i bought a new phone, a Galaxy Note 8 and upgrade from the Galaxy S4 I had and needed a new armband for it.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s so helpful when I run to see my screen better, and be able to open different fitness apps.  ...  "
Headphones
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  Perfect with my wireless earbuds .  ...  "
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" ...  The aux earphone hole could have been placed better, but it works.  ...  "
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" ...  Having headphones makes that harder.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  The product came in a broken box, like it was not new .  ...  "
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" ...  Did not get the item I ordered.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
screen, plastic, makes, issue, get
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  (Not an issue for me, as I don't usually take pics of my house cleaning.)  ...  "
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" ...  This case solves all my pet peeves!  ...  "

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