No walking steps detection?

pmendu

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On note 7 it had ability to detect walking steps, does pixel have any of those sensors so I don't have to wear a fitbit?
 

Rocky5000100

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Yes, like he said, Google Fit. Works great. Just got a fitbit charge 2 for Xmas, so I did an accuracy comparison during a recent walk. The pixel was in my left pocket, fitbit on my wrist. They were within 6 steps of each other. Over 2500 steps for that walk.
 

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Note that you need to have the phone physically on you at all times for this to work...

Yeah, but sometimes you can trick it. :)

For example, I don't currently use Google Fit, but I noticed in the past that even when just sitting on the treadmill's front panel (when at the gym), it did a pretty good job of counting my paces. It is the rhythmic motion that it picks up, apparently.