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Fitbit Blaze

Fitbit Blaze
alaScore 96

729 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 729 reviews of Fitbit Blaze. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Smart Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Smart Watches the Fitbit Blaze is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Fitbit Blaze

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Fitbit Blaze from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Smart Watches on Amazon.co.uk.

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Caitlin McGarry (pcworld.com)

Fitbit Blaze review: Don't call it a smartwatch

 

When Fitbit announced its new activity-tracking band at CES in January, the company's stock plummeted. At first glance, the Fitbit Blaze looked like an Apple Watch clone, with a touchscreen, notifications, and interchangeable leather, sport, and link...

The Blaze has all of Fitbit's best features, but looks a little too much like a second-rate Apple Watch.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Matthew Miller (zdnet.com)

Fitbit Blaze review: Stylish, focused, and motivating fitness watch for the active consumer

 

The Fitbit Blaze has a modern, techy look, it is lightweight and only a few millimeters thick, the display is vivid and colorful, and it has been a real pleasure to wear it 24/7 during my testing period. Several people have seen it on my wrist and have...

Long battery life ; Stylish and comfortable watch format ; Accurate PurePulse heart rate monitoring ; Basic, essential smartphone notifications ; Easy and intuitive user interface ; Helpful FitStar workouts, especially for the road warrior ; Cross...

Proprietary charger that requires removal from the band ; Move reminders currently not present (coming later this year)

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Welch (theverge.com)

Fitbit Blaze review: a 'smarter' fitness tracker is still kind of dumb

 

The new Fitbit Blaze is a good Fitbit. Like earlier Fitbit models, the $200 Blaze will track your daily activity, count your steps, monitor your heart rate, gauge how well you're sleeping, and put...

Thin and light on your wrist ; Battery lasts days and days ; Fitbit's mobile app is the best around

Not the looker Fitbit was aiming for ; Severely limited notifications ; No built-in GPS

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Fitbit Blaze review: A smartwatch in looks only

 

The Blaze continues Fitbit's tradition of making quality fitness trackers, but the device is ultimately let down by an uninspired design and a cheap-feeling design. Those deficiencies in style and materials make for a wearable you won't actually want...

Interchangeable bands ; Good fitness-tracking features ; Excellent battery life

Feels cheap ; Limited feature set compared to other smartwatches ; It's kind of ugly

If you think of the Fitbit Blaze not as a smartwatch, but just the latest in a long line of fitness trackers, the device is fairly successful. It's $50 cheaper than the Surge but has nearly the same feature set. It also adds some important features...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Fitbit Blaze review

 

My wife said to me, "I want a fitness tracker that's a watch. Can you get one for me?" I know there are lots of options. But I'm not sure a lot would be up her alley. There are almost-normal watches that have some basic fitness in them, like the...

Comfortable design; a large, readable display; good-looking accessories; solid four-day-plus battery life; works with iPhones and Android phones.

It's wide; pop-out design for band-swapping and charging feels clunky; can't shower with it; baked-in Fitstar workouts don't do much.

Fitbit's first real smartwatch gets a lot of things right, including comfort, features and price, but it's not a slam-dunk design for everyone.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Timothy Torres (pcmag.com)

Fitbit Blaze

 

If you're new to the world of fitness tracking, the Fitbit Blaze is a solid choice. But if you're looking for a smartwatch, or to upgrade anything but a first-generation tracker, the Blaze is unlikely to satisfy.

Good battery life. Vibrant color display. Accurate heart rate, sleep, and step monitoring. Effective workout guidance.

Awkward design. Lacks built-in GPS. Not waterproof. Wristbands feel a bit cheap. Automatic exercise recognition is slow.

Comparisons and Conclusions Despite a few drawbacks, I like the Fitbit Blaze. But is there enough here to replace your Charge HR or Surge? If you're a runner in need of GPS, you'll certainly want to hold onto your GPS-equipped Surge, which can also...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: John V. (phonearena.com)

Fitbit Blaze Review

 

Companies that make fitness trackers have tried to emulate Fitbit's success, but throughout it all, Fitbit has remained untouchable at the top – even in an era where smartwatches have tried to make dedicated fitness trackers obsolete. It's been almost...

Personalization with interchangeable straps ; Slightly more aggressive looking design ; Simple operation with minimal interaction ; Tracks various exercises ; Long battery life

Not completely waterproof ; No third party apps support ; Light with the smartwatch functions

When we take a peek at the Fitbit Blaze’s sticker price of $199.99, it’s right there in the same class as some other full-featured fitness trackers. The problem with this particular segment, is that it clashes with the vast models available in the...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Ben Gourlay (tweaktown.com)

Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch Review

 

Can Fitbit's latest fitness watch keep them ahead of the game? Ben spent a few weeks running and living with the Fitbit Blaze and returns with verdict.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Caitlin McGarry (macworld.com)

Fitbit Blaze review: Don't call it a smartwatch

 

When Fitbit announced its new activity-tracking band at CES in January, the company's stock plummeted. At first glance, the Fitbit Blaze looked like an Apple Watch clone, with a touchscreen, notifications, and interchangeable leather, sport, and link...

If you’re an Apple fan, buy the Apple Watch. Its fitness features are solid, and it’s basically an iPhone on your wrist. But if you’ve been using Fitbit devices for a long time, then the Blaze is worth a look. It’s not the most stylish fitness band...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Tiffani Buteau (chipchick.com)

Fitbit Blaze Review, The Best Fitbit Tracker Yet

 

Fitbit is back and better than ever with their new Fitbit Blaze smartwatch. The Blaze boasts a vibrant high-resolution touchscreen, sleep tracking, automatic exercise recognition and tracking, and more. We got to explore the ins and outs of the Blaze...

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black / Blue / Pink / Purple / Violet
Band size:L / S
Maximum strap length:6.69 / 8.11
Minimum strap length:5.51 / 6.69

Energy Management

Battery Life:120 / 5

Navigation

GPS: Yes

Performance

Active minutes: Yes
Calories burned: Yes
Distance traveled: Yes
Floors climbed: Yes
Heart rate data transfer:Bluetooth
Hours slept: Yes
Pedometer: Yes
Personal goals: Yes
Quality of sleep: Yes
Recommended activity:Running, Swimming
Vibrating motor: Yes
Workout tracking: Yes

Technical Details

Battery Life:5
Vibrating motor: Yes