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I really want to love it...
I originally bought a Gear 2 Neo and after a day I knew it wasn't for me. I've been a FitBit user for about a year now and really liked the functionality and thought the Gear line would be ideal.. The Neo was too much smart watch for me... So I got the Fit and I loved it. seemed like everything I wanted. I've been using it for the last week and a half and was getting used to its quirks. Today though I realized it wasn't going to really do as I had hoped. I got on my bike for a 40 mile ride, I set the thing up to track everything and an hour and 20 minutes later, the session just ended. No big deal, I started it up again, 45 minutes later.. done.. This time I didn't notice so instead of tracking me for 40 miles it tracked me for 18 and 7. Luckily I had my Garmin on my bike which gave me real stats. Whats worse is that the average MPH was 10 and 8 for each session.. (I wasn't really that slow, I swear!)
I think the Fit has potential.. I read so many reviews from blogs and websites bashing the Fit and still thought mine was perfect. Yes, it counted extra steps but I was OK with that.. if I did 10,000 with my Fitbit on a given day I knew to adjust the Fit and make 14,000 my new base - it was all relative. the notifications did exactly what I wanted them to. Yes, I would have liked the ability to delete them on the phone from my wrist so I didn't have to do it twice, but it worked fine the way it was. I could deal with 2-3 day battery life vs 7-8 on my Fitbit, the Fit did so much more it was worth it... But the inaccuracy just kills it for me. If I can't use it reliably for biking then I might as well go back to my Fitbit and hope Samsung comes out with something else (firmware or new product) that just seems to work a little better.