Fitbit One Review: Specs and Design

The Fitbit One was announced on September 17, 2012 and is an update to the Fitbit Ultra. It uses a more vivid digital display, has a separate clip and a separate charging cable and wireless sync dongle.

The size of the Fitbit One is 1.89 inches (48mm) height, 0.76 inch (19.3 mm) width, 0.38 inch (9.65 mm) depth and 8 grams weight. It is one of the first wireless activity trackers to sync using Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth SMART technology.

The wireless syncing is available on newer iOS and Android devices such as the iPhone 4S and higher, iPad 3rd generation, iPod touch 5th generation, Samsung Galaxy Note II and higher, Samsung Galaxy S III and higher, LG G2, HTC One, Moto X, and Nexus 4 or higher.

When you buy the One, you will get the One tracker, Silicone and metal clip, Wireless sync dongle, Charging cord, and Sleep wristband. You will also get free Fitbit membership which includes ability to log and track activity, food, sleep, water, body mass, weight, and more.

The Fitbit One tracks Floors climbed, Steps taken, Recent activity levels (represented by a flower that grows and shrinks), Distance traveled, Time (clock and stopwatch), Calories burned, Hours slept and Quality of sleep.

FitBit One Specs

The following are things your fitbit One tracks:

  • Floors climbed
  • Steps taken
  • Recent activity levels (represented by a flower that grows and shrinks)
  • Distance traveled
  • Time (clock and stopwatch)
  • Calories burned
  • Hours slept
  • Quality of sleep

So, how is it work? The Fitbit One will track your activity and you sleep, sync your stats wirelessly so you can see your real-time progress and make your fitness fun.

Fitbit One Design

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You can wirelessly sync your One to PC and Mac. Syncing occurs automatically any time the One is within about 20 feet of the wireless sync dongle and is relatively motionless. The dongle plugs into your Mac or PC’s USB port. Syncing and uploading require use of the Fitbit uploader application.

If you want to sync your device to your smartphone or tablet, then you need Bluetooth Low Energy.

If your phone does not support Bluetooth Low Energy, the you can use the Fitbit mobile app. It works with all smartphones for logging data, receiving notifications, and viewing graphs and charts based on your last sync.

It is also recommended to sync your data regularly. If you need to get the completed guide in using your Fitbit One, you can visit here to get the Fitbit One User Manual.


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