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Basis Carbon Steel Edition

Basis Carbon Steel Edition
alaScore 83

3 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Basis Carbon Steel Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Activity/Fitness Trackers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Activity/Fitness Trackers the Basis Carbon Steel Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 3 reviews)

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Expert review by : Jill Duffy (

Basis Carbon Steel Edition


Though it costs twice as much as some competitors, the Basis Carbon Steel Edition is by far the most interesting activity tracker on the market, delivering a wealth of information others can't match.

Auto-detects running, walking, bicycling, and sleeping. Measures REM, light, and deep sleep automatically. Sophisticated and comprehensive measurements. Zeroes in on habits rather than raw numbers. Excellent Web interface. Wirelessly syncs over Bluetooth.

Doesn't measure distance. Screen is dim.

During the short setup for Basis, you install a small piece of software on your computer that uploads data from the watch to your Web account, where you can see your fitness habits over time. You can also sync data via Bluetooth to the mobile app for...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Kevin Lee (

Basis Carbon Steel Edition review


This big, brainy fitness tracker is too technical for its own good

Automatically starts tracking ; Accurate heart, sleep monitors ; Tons of biosensor data

A bit bulky ; Limited activity types ; Short battery life

Bigger and brainier than your average activity tracker, the Basis can track everything from your heart rate to how well you're sleeping.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Brian Heater (

Basis Carbon Steel Edition: A Wearable That's Actually Wearable [REVIEW]


Like its predecessor, the Basis Carbon Steel Edition tracks just about everything, but even with a slimmer design, this fitness watch isn't exactly sleek.

In-depth sleep tracking ; Slicker than its predecessor ; Habits feature helps you push yourself

Bulky ; Pricy

Like its predecessor, the Basis Carbon Steel tracks just about everything, but even with a slimmer design, this fitness watch hardly qualifies as sleek.'

Apr, 2014