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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Fitness Tracker 50m Waterproof Smart Band Smartband OLED Display Touchpad Heart Rate Monitor Wristbands Bracelet

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.9
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Total Reviews
135
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Band
 30
mi band 3, fitness, wrist, mi band, smartwatch
+77%
-23%
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" ...  My favorite fitness band.  ...  "
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" ...  There are tons of inexpensive bands availabe for very little money.  ...  "
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" ...  I am super impressed by this band.  ...  "
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" ...  The band is soft rubber and unless you wear it too tight (which I did for the first day) it is very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my Mi Band.  ...  "
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" ...  And you can buy a set of 15 different color bands for fun. ... I also have small wrist and unlike most smartwatch bands this one fits super comfortable  ...  "
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" ...  I love this fitness band. ... If you are just getting into fitness and don’t want to spend a lot of money, this is the band for you.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that it is still a great band for the cost.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 25
battery, charged, days, charge, life is amazing
+88%
-12%
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" ...  Battery looks great snince 22 January full charged now 27 January still 89% left.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  Superb battery life, great functionally for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I turned off a few notification (email and SMS) and the battery life jumped to 20+ days.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts a long time. ... Fully charged 10 days ago, it's now at 60%.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the mi band 3 upgrading from a mi band 2 battery life if great and don't take long for a full charge what can last bout 3 weeks  ...  "
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" ...  works well ,battery life is about week  ...  "
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" ...  *Battery life - I am not sure how long the battery should last, but I am genuinely impressed with how much it does last. ... Doing a little math, it should be able to charge from 1% up to a full charge in about 3 hours.  ...  "
Price
 21
really, money, like, beat, watch
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Honestly, for the money, this is a steal.  ...  "
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" ...  What you get against the price is phenomenal.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Does everything I wanted at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  You can't beat this value at all, highly recommend!!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice fir that price level  ...  "
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" ...  For a $30 purchase it exceeds expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  At first, I thought this was a great device considering its price point.  ...  "
Pedometer
 18
fitness tracker, tracker, step counter, accurate, step count
+100%
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" ...  If you are looking for a cheap fitness tracker this is a good one  ...  "
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" ...  I like it better than the Fitbit my friend has.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for a daily step counter and multiple workouts a week.  ...  "
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" ...  i mainly use it to check time, track daily steps taken, and the weather!  ...  "
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" ...  Very good fitness tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s pretty accurate for step count, heart beat etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this tracker for me and my wife and so far we are very happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  At my work we are doing a step challenge and so everyone has been buying different fitness trackers.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 16
tracking, tracker, readings, mi band, heartrate
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The sleep monitor is either inaccurate or I am not getting nearly as much good sleep as I should be.  ...  "
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" ...  Most used features: sleep tracking, chat notifications, alarm that does not wake my partner.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleep tracking is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  This is all you need for track tour fitness Day.  ...  "
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" ...  I mainly use it for notifications and sleep tracking.  ...  "
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" ...  I set it up measuring my heart rate every minute during the day, and precise sleep pattern during the night.  ...  "
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" ...  The sleep tracker is a big hit.  ...  "
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" ...  You can take a pulse reading anytime, or enable periodic checks, or just enable a sleep tracking mode that will only take your pulse in order to help check your sleep quality. ... The Mi Band 3 works best if what you really need is a step counter and sleep monitor.  ...  "
Heartrate
 16
accurate, tracking, readings, heart rate feature, track
+81%
-19%
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" ...  HR is nice too.  ...  "
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" ...  been using it for two weeks now with heart monitoring ever ten minutes and it's still going.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts long, seems indestructible, heart rate sensor is accurate  ...  "
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" ...  The automatic heart rate feature during a workout seems to work fine and is accurate when I compared it to taking my pulse manually.  ...  "
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" ...  Heart rate and pedometer readings have been within single digits of my Apple Watch 4.  ...  "
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" ...  I get the time and I get my notifications on my wrist for a butt-kickingly cheap price, the battery life is fantastic (5min heart rate polling, about 7 days), and the heart rate graphs and sleep tracking is incredibly useful.  ...  "
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" ...  This band can easily go for several days to a week, even with heart rate monitoring every 30 minutes. ... -Heart rate monitor. ... -Heart rate tracking is still in its infancy, for all smart watches. ... Aside from a very expensive watch that you have to really cinch down on your arm tightly to get accurate readings, the heart rate monitoring is ballpark at best.  ...  "
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" ...  It measures heart rate, track all kinds of exercises, display notifications from phone, weather forecast.  ...  "
Software Platform
 15
update, android, sync, firmware, interface
+73%
-27%
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" ...  easy to use, links with Google fit and is just fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup was easy with my Android phone and everything works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  This is SO MUCH better than my android wear watch that got at most, 2 days.  ...  "
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" ...  The Mi App is pretty good too.  ...  "
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" ...  If you don't have a smartphone or don't want to have to install the app then I recommend getting a cheaper basic step counter.  ...  "
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" ...  Great compatibility with Google Fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Downloading the app automatically and seamlessly solved the Chinese to English problem  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use.  ...  "
Apps
 14
mi, data, band, easy to use, tools
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Downloading the app automatically and seamlessly solved the Chinese to English problem  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with the "Notify and fitness" app and sync every day.  ...  "
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" ...  If you don't have a smartphone or don't want to have to install the app then I recommend getting a cheaper basic step counter.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it to use with a specific app and it does what it is supposed to. ... I do suggest getting the free Mi Band Tools app to go with it.  ...  "
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" ...  But the app and user interface of the tracker were really simple and easy for her to figure out!  ...  "
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" ...  Syncs fine with the Mi Fit app on an iPhone.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use, links with Google fit and is just fantastic.  ...  "
Comfort
 13
wrist, comfortable, band, tight, comfort
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Now i even forget that i wear it.  ...  "
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" ...  Think of this like an Amazon kindle it does what it needs to no more definitely no less its slim and comfy I forget I'm wearing it. ... I also have small wrist and unlike most smartwatch bands this one fits super comfortable  ...  "
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" ...  More comfortable and less bulky than a "morePro" band I had tried. ... I do like the comfort and simplicity of its look and interface, and it does seem pretty useful.  ...  "
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" ...  *Comfort - I wear mine on my right wrist because I normally wear a regular watch on my left. ... The band is soft rubber and unless you wear it too tight (which I did for the first day) it is very comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  Comfy all day. ... I find the sport silicone strap to be wearable at all hours, so as long as I keep it clean it stays on my wrist permanently except for charging.  ...  "
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" ...  It is very comfortable and small and easy to wear.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes a little time and exploration but it's pretty easy to use, surprisingly comfortable, and I am overall very happy with the purchase.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 12
iphone, watch, unit, pair, health
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I spend all day typing on a work-provided Macbook.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not fancy like apple watch but I almost like better.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very light and works well on my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  If someone does not have a smartphone or does not have the room on their phone to download then it minimizes the effectiveness of the unit.  ...  "
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" ...  One feature that I have used multiple times is the "find my device" - so helpful when I've misplaced my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup was easy with my Android phone and everything works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Connects perfectly to her iPhone SE and has not had any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I bit the bullet and bought a new apple watch.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 10
still, worked, turn, product, months
+40%
-60%
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" ...  not working at all。  ...  "
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" ...  It stopped charging after six weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  This product won't turn on less than 2 months after buy it.  ...  "
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" ...  Edit: Won't turn on less than 2 months after receiving it.  ...  "
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" ...  I just wish it worked.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 9
water, waterproof, wet, tracker, swimming
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Would have liked it better if it would track my swimming but the device is amazing for its price and its completely waterproof  ...  "
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" ...  Waterproof, weather reports, incoming calls and texts, HR, steps, miles.  ...  "
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" ...  Better so much better and you won't lose or drop it in the shower  ...  "
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" ...  It survived my wet snowboarding day and cold days its definitely water proof and just over all you get more that what you pay for.  ...  "
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" ...  I also successfully wore it in the pool.  ...  "
Charging
 9
charged, fully charge, charge, mine, hour
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Amazing for those who hate charging things.  ...  "
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" ...  works like a charm, does everything I wanted to do and doesn't need to be charged continually like other devices.  ...  "
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" ...  *Charging - The unit charges quite fast. ... Doing a little math, it should be able to charge from 1% up to a full charge in about 3 hours.  ...  "
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" ...  Fully charged 10 days ago, it's now at 60%.  ...  "
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" ...  Almost a hole week without needing to recharge and it takes like half an hour to fully charge.  ...  "
Features
 7
right, really, price, day
+100%
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" ...  I'm still trying to figure out how to get some things to work correctly but I am pleased with the features that I have figured out.  ...  "
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" ...  A "budget" watch with the right features is the way to go. ... I think it's fine for day-to-day comparison using the regular update features, but don't expect one single reading to be right on the number during a workout.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it's features  ...  "
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" ...  Features that were nice to have, namely,  ...  "
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" ...  Extremely happy with this product and the features.  ...  "
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" ...  It does a lot of functions perfectly.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
time, pretty, overall, little, app
+100%
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" ...  easy to use, links with Google fit and is just fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks nice and it might take a little time to navigate but it's pretty straight forward. ... It takes a little time and exploration but it's pretty easy to use, surprisingly comfortable, and I am overall very happy with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  *Read Out - Even in daylight the readout is bright and easy to see. ... *Ease of Use - The overall use of the unit is very intuitive.  ...  "
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" ...  The app is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  So easy to use.  ...  "
Accuracy
 6
readings, accuracy, track, especially, day
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Even if they're not super accurate, they're still great for comparison from day to day and I'm fine with that.  ...  "
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" ...  *Accuracy - The step counter seems to be very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  It is about 80% accurate which is fine by me because it keeps me on track especially throughout th day.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s pretty accurate for step count, heart beat etc.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
advertised, still, days, band
+83%
-17%
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" ...  You can buy replacements online.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for $35 on Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  That was 7 days ago today and mine still has a 62%.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon Q&A is a great source for info.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 6
feature, display, water, tracker, step
+83%
-17%
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" ...  *Editable Readout - A neat little perk is you can set the main screen readout to show the time and date in a regular font, the time and date in a bold font that is easier to see, or the time, date and your step count.  ...  "
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" ...  Slightly larger screen and more screen options than the earlier version.  ...  "
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" ...  Text is small and the screen is narrow so words can span multiple line but it is bright.  ...  "
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" ...  The UI is nice and clean, even with only single color display it doesn't look cheaply designed.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to read screen too.  ...  "
Fit
 5
bit, mine, mi, google fit, charged
+100%
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" ...  I previously had the Mi Fit 2 and now I am loving the Mi Fit 3.  ...  "
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" ...  Great compatibility with Google Fit.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a fit-bit unit that doesn't work as well as it should and as this was very inexpensive compared to the fit-bit I thought I would give it a try.  ...  "
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" ...  This fits the bill.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
easy, clasp
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Overall if you want an easy durable watch this ones the one shipping was fast too.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great but the face scratches easy with the new design.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
Notifications
 4
notifications, phone, text, see, get
+100%
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" ...  Love that I can pick and choose which notifications I wanted to forward from phone to the tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracks everything I need tracked and lets me see notifications.  ...  "
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" ...  I can read text messages and that's the main notification I get which is fine  ...  "
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" ...  Find phone, sedentary reminders, and text messages.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 4
water, durable, tracker, shower
+50%
-50%
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" ...  This tracker is also not very durable and is prone to scratches on the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  In fact, the screen started malfunctioning while taking a shower.  ...  "
Design
 4
easy
+100%
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" ...  I like that there was a feature update and look forward to more of them.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great but the face scratches easy with the new design.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels just right.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the sleek look and it does everything I want in a watch/fitness tracker.  ...  "

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