Jawbone successor?
March 28, 2018 3:50 PM   Subscribe

Inspired by this question, I'd like recommendations for a replacement for my Jawbone UP wristband. I like its app, the fact that I can track food as well as exercise and sleep, and it's not terrible looking. Heart rate wouldn't be a terrible thing to add to that list, I suppose. What are my options?
posted by lizifer to Health & Fitness (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I use a Fitbit aria and I misssssssssss smart alarm soooooo much.

But it integrates with my food app, Cronometer...
posted by tilde at 4:00 PM on March 28, 2018 [1 favorite]

I chose the Fitbit Flex 2 as being the closest thing to the Jawbone UP2. Pros: waterproof, replacable band, smartphone message/phonecall notification. Cons: I miss the smart alarm, too! Battery life is a lot shorter than the UP, like 3-4 days max (otoh, that’s partly because I have the smartphone notifications on, and I do love that Fitbit feature). Movement reminder is hourly rather than based on activity. Slightly preferred the Jawbone app, but Fitbit app is fine.
posted by Kriesa at 6:16 PM on March 28, 2018

I really love my Fitbit Alta HR. It tracks heart rate and sleep, and you can track food and water intake in the app. It tries to auto-detect exercise, but you can also manually log exercise if the Fitbit doesn't detect it for some reason.
posted by neushoorn at 12:25 AM on March 29, 2018

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