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MISFIT Shine

MISFIT Shine
alaScore 86

707 reviews

Jul, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 707 reviews of MISFIT Shine. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the MISFIT Shine is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Eugene Kim (pcmag.com)

Misfit Shine

 

The Misfit Shine is an activity tracker that's big on style and great for those who swim for exercise. It doesn't quite offer enough to shine above the advanced competition, however.

Best looking activity tracker we've tested. Includes clip and wristband mounts. Functions as a watch. Fully waterproof for swimmers

Limited data analysis. No integration with other services. No Web app. No syncing between iOS and Android apps. Dashboard lacks weight-tracking and calorie-counting

In the quest for the quantified self, there's no shortage of gadgets and gizmos that help you keep tabs on your every waking, and even sleeping, moment. So what makes the Misfit Shine ($119.95 direct) different? For one, the company isn't kidding when...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Misfit Shine takes alien-future approach to fitness tracking

 

So sleek some people might not even know what it is: the Shine is almost like fitness-tracking jewelry.

The ; fitness tracker has a sharp design, is compatible with a variety of wearable accessories, and lasts four months on a single battery; it's also waterproof and can be used for swimming.

Minimal design doesn't display detailed data on the device; currently only works with iOS; needs to be held close to phone screen to sync; currently has a closed app ecosystem.

The Shine is one of the most stylish and futuristic-looking wireless fitness trackers out there, but you're trading in extra versatility for minimalist style.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Misfit Shine ( jet)

 

If you care about style, it'll be hard to beat the Misfit Shine. This new Bluetooth-connected activity tracker might be the most eye-catching fitness gadget I've ever seen.

The Misfit Shine fitness tracker has a sharp design, is compatible with a variety of wearable accessories, and lasts four months on a single battery; it's also waterproof and can be used for swimming.

Minimal design doesn't display detailed data on the device; currently only works with iOS; needs to be held close to phone screen to sync; currently has a closed app ecosystem.

The Shine is one of the most stylish and futuristic-looking wireless fitness trackers out there, but you're trading in extra versatility for minimalist style.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Misfit Shine review

 

There's an inevitable conversation about wearable technology that goes like this: all things you wear on your body should emphasize style. So should any gadget.

The Misfit Shine fitness tracker has a sharp design, is compatible with a variety of wearable accessories, and lasts four months on a single battery; it's also waterproof and can be used for swimming.

Minimal design doesn't display detailed data on the device; currently only works with iOS; needs to be held close to phone screen to sync; currently has a closed app ecosystem.

The Shine is one of the most stylish and futuristic-looking wireless fitness trackers out there, but you're trading in extra versatility for minimalist style.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by : Julie Strietelmeier (the-gadgeteer.com)

Misfit Shine activity tracker review

 

The Misfit Shine is the latest device in a string of pedometer / activity trackers that I've had the opportunity to put through their paces – see what I did there? The Shine was a successful crowdfunded Indiegogo project last year that has since...

Small ; Easy to use ; Tracks activity and sleep ; Battery lasts for 4 months

Syncing application only available for iOS at this time

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Adel (technoodling.net)

Misfit Shine: A minimalist, fashion-conscious fitness tracker for iOS

 

Fitness trackers are a dime a dozen these days.

The nice part is it’s fashion-conscious, and doesn’t trumpet the fact that it’s a dumb ol’ fitness tracker for all the world to see. In fact, I believe that’s a selling point for the manufacturer, the classy, androgynous style of the device that you...

Sep, 2013

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Sam Loveridge (trustedreviews.com)

Misfit Shine

 

A fitness tracker that's attractive and fully waterproof. What more could you ask for?

Fully waterproof ; Can be worn anywhere on your person ; Attractive design ; Long battery life ; Watch functionality

No altimeter ; Sometimes inaccurate ; App currently iOS only ; Sleep monitoring a little poor

If you’re looking for a fully-functional and completely waterproof fitness tracker, the Misfit Shine is a great choice, especially for the fashion conscious. The lengthy battery life just sweetens the deal.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Misfit Shine personal physical activity monitor review

 

Wearable tech is all the rage at the moment, whether its Google Glass at the top of the tree or the Nike FuelBand at the more accessible end. You'll know whether or not a band on your wrist that glows is good enough to motivate you and Shine doesn't...

Battery lasts for four months, waterproof, can be worn on wrist or hidden, app is simple but effective

Using as a watch takes an age to see the time, slow to respond, fairly feminine design might not suit all, only works with iPhone

You'll know whether or not a band on your wrist that glows is good enough to motivate you and Shine doesn't promise or offer anything new here compared to the competition. If anything it somewhat lacks the "in your face" appeal of the Nike FuelBand...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

Misfit Shine review

 

The best-looking, least intrusive wearable device yet − but what's it for?

Four month battery life ; Elegant design ; Clasp and wristband included ; Waterproof

Easy to forget ; Confusing watch-face ; Slow sync ; Poor activity logging

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Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Matt Egan (techadvisor.co.uk)

Misfit Shine Activity Monitor review - wearable gadget aimed at tracking aerobic activity

 

A small silver grey pellet that can be worn on the wrist or clipped on to a belt, it offers a certain minimalist charm. And paired with the deditcated iPhone app or Android app it allows you to set goals and then track the distances you walk and run...

Jan, 2014

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