The Fitbug Orb tracks your steps, distance walked, calories burned and sleep. The Orb is compatible with iPhone 4s/5/5s/5c,iPod Touch(5th Gen),Samsung Galaxy S3,S4,S5,S4 mini, Motorola Moto G/X,LG g2,Galaxy note 2/3,HTC ONE, Nexus 4/5,Sony Xperia
Send your steps and sleep data wirelessly to a compatible smartphone or tablet, or via an optional dongle (sold separately through Fitbug website) which plugs into a PC/Mac
Choose between a hot pink, black or white Fit bug Orb
The Fitbug Orb comes with your personal digital coach which motivates you to move more, sleep better and eat well
Compatible tablets include iPad 3rd and 4th Gen, iPad mini, iPad air, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and 10.1, Samsung Galaxy tab 8.0, Nexus 7(2013 )
Get fitter, healthier and happier with Fitbug's newest activity tracker. The Fitbug Orb is a discreet, button-sized device that tracks your activity around-the-clock. From steps and aerobic steps to calories burned, distance walked and even your sleeping patterns, the Fitbug Orb sends all this data wirelessly to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth Smart technology. You can then view all your progress in one place - on the Fitbug app, or on the robust Fitbug member portal. Super-sleek and available in three eye-catching colors: white, hot pink and black, you can choose how to wear the Fitbug Orb. With several different accessories, including wrist strap, belt clip, lanyard, which are included in the box in matching colors, you can transform your Orb into a fashion statement or hide it discreetly under your clothing. Push, stream or set up the 'Beaconing' mode for the Orb on the app; it's up to you to decide how to upload your steps and sleep data to the Fitbug account hosted on the Fitbug app. All it takes is a click of the button on the Orb to send your steps to the app. What's more, the Fitbug Orb comes with an online platform and your personal digital coach. Here you can log what you've eaten and set goals. The personal coach calculates realistic targets for you to hit based on your activity. You'll also receive encouraging nudges to keep you on track and a weekly newsletter called 'Bug zine', which features Fit bug's latest articles about health, well-being, nutrition and activity, plus a healthy recipe. With virtual walking challenges, Fitbug forums, expert advice and information, online coaching works alongside the Fitbug Orb to keep you motivated in the right direction.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I've been using my fitbug orb for a week tracking my steps and sleep and so far I'm very impressed. I sync it with my iPhone and use the included online membership. It was a little confusing to me at first since there isn't any info on the fitbug itself, but I found the instructions on the website very helpful. So far I've learned that I get a good quality of sleep, just not enough of it. I have been waking up between 4 and 10 times per night...it even tells me how long I was awake each time. I've also found the wristband does not seem accurate for counting steps. I think my arm motion is getting counted as steps. Wearing the clip on my waist seems much more accurate. Check out the fitbug website for more info. The included website membership really offers a lot. Really worth the money.
I recently purchased a Misfit Shine (review here: http://www.amazon.com/review/R1596H04QRNZHJ/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm) and, for me, it was a complete dud being an Android user--particularly as someone who was looking to this as a tool to begin a life-style overhaul. Next up to try was the Fitbug ORB and I'm happy to say that I'm very pleased with this choice!
The unit itself it small and seems well-made, as do the belt clip and wrist strap. I've only worn it clipped to my underwear thus far, so I can't comment on the comfort of the wrist band or anything. Although, it seems like it should be very comfortable.
I have a newer Samsung Galaxy S4 and I found obtaining the app and getting synced up to be simple. No problems. The only hiccup really is that occasionally it doesn't want to connect immediately to bluetooth. Typically I either just have to be patient and wait another 20 seconds for it to connect or I just hit the button on the unit several times, which probably...
I ordered my Orb over the holidays and have been so happy with my purchase. It was easy to set up and it's even easier to use. This device counts my steps, calories burned, distance I've walked and my sleep movement. Because it syncs wirelessly i never have to worry about uploading my data and because it uses a battery I don't have to worry about charging it. This will be my go to gift for others this year!
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