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Fitbit Alta HR Fitness Tracker with Heart Rate Monitor - Small - Black


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  • Great product
    by

    from Mississauga on September 3, 2019

    This product is excellent, water resistant and provides very useful data


  • Frustrating Piece of Equipment
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    from Calgary on August 10, 2019

    I like the features, I like concept, I absolutely detest the inability of this product to keep in sync. It constantly loses bluetooth connectivity and I have to re-pair over and over again. I spend way too much time trying to get data out of this thing. I fail to understand how, in this day and age, it is so difficult to get of piece of equipment to communicate through bluetooth over a distance of less than 12 inches. Garbage.


  • So far so good
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    from Pembina on July 29, 2019

    I really like the heart rate monitor and it was very easy to set up.


  • Doesn’t last
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    from Calgary on July 26, 2019

    This device seems to have a 1 year lifespan. The back sensor window cracks with normal wear, and the screen fails at a year. Happened to me twice. HR when worn on wrist during workout isn’t accurate.


  • Returned the Fitbit
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    from Toronto on July 25, 2019

    I don't see the value of this device if you own a smartphone. It literally offers what any smartphone offers - just download a health app from play store or the apple store. Though I guess it promotes fitness by encouraging you to move when you've been sedentary for an extended period of time? If that's value, the value ends there.


  • Breaks after 1 yr
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    from Caledon on July 24, 2019

    Stopped working after 1 and half years fitbit offers 25 % new fitbit but prices are higher than retail. Purchased New inspire Hr ..see how long this one lasts


  • Watch broke after just over one year
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    from Ontario on July 10, 2019

    It seems that Planned Obsolescence is indeed at work with this watch. It broke after 1 year and 5 months. Fitbit offered a 25% discount on a new watch but even with the discount their price was higher than our local Best Buy. I loved the watch and will buy it again with a Best Buy guarantee this time.


  • Programmed obsolescence
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    from Montréal on April 27, 2019

    My device suddenly stopped working after only 1 year and 4 Months. Fitbit will not replace it, because it is over the one year warranty, though a device like this should function for long over a year. Likely do to programmed obsolescence, as apparently many other people have been experiencing the same issues. https://medium.com/@andyyeh/fitbits-lesson-for-everyone-6f0cc172b36e


  • Room for improvement.
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    from Ottawa on April 16, 2019

    Holds a charge for over 5 day, also continues to count steps if it the battery does die. I like the fact that it has a silent alarm, however without an actual button to turn it off, I am rapidly trying to tap the touch screen to try & turn off the alarm. It doesn’t count stairs. I also wish it was swim proof & had swim tracking. Overall, I am pleased with this watch.


  • PSA: Does not count "stairs climbed" like product description claims
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    from Toronto, ON on April 1, 2019

    Product does NOT contain an altimeter and cannot track stairs climbed. The description is simply wrong.