Fitbit Flex 2 Review

Editor rating

3.8/5 on February 7, 2017

User's rating

4,263 reviews


  • Sleek design for the Fitbit Flex 2 Review
  • Waterproof
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Long battery life


  • Limited to basic exercise tracking
  • A fiddly clasp
  • Basic notifications can be improved


Fitbit Flex 2 Review shows that the device is a commendable upgrade from the old Flex, and is a basic fitness tracker in comparison to its competitors. Improvements are noticeable with the waterproof capability. This ensures that the device is multipurpose and can tracker under different conditions, like when bathing or even while swimming. Added smartphone notifications for this Fitbit offers good feeling as well. Fitbit Flex 2 is however not an all rounder for a basic fitness tracker , but does offer the full spec of most modern fitness tracker. If you are a fitness newbie or just looking for some basic activity tracking, then the Fitbit Flex 2 should be your top priority. 

Fitbit Flex 2 Review

The Fitbit Flex 2 is an upgrade of the older Fitbit Flex. The old Flex is a little more than just a basic fitness tracker, which provided its users the fundamental basis of activity and sleep tracking, and the device did not go any step further beyond that. However, the Fitbit Flex 2 is the upgraded version with all the latest and much-needed features, that puts its rivals on the back foot. It boats features like; waterproof capability with added smartphone notifications.

Fitbit Flex 2 Review Key features:

  • New, slicker design
  • Automatic exercise recognition
  • Waterproof up-to 50 meters, with lap counting
  • Smartphone notifications
  • All-day activity and sleep tracking
  • Interchangeable bands and accessories

Fitbit Flex 2 review: Product Descriptions

Fitbit Flex 2 Review shows that the device is 30% smaller than the previous model, and with a much narrower and comfortable band. The bands come in a wide range of colors that includes; navy, magenta, black and lavender, thus ensuring the buyer is spoiled for choice. Also, the bands have a textured finish which makes it softer on the skin and long lasting.

Fitbit Flex 2 Review shows that the device has some similarities with its predecessor, with the button clasp still in play. No loop for threading the strap can make it a little tricky to fasten. This fitness tracker is however not limited to the wrists alone, and comes with a pendant accessory for wearing around the neck. Thus, providing you the desired sleep tracking and Smart track functionalities.

The Fitbit Flex 2 just like other Fitbit products, has the ability to pair with both Android and iOS devices via Bluetooth. This allows you to sync your activities with the app. The application allows customization through notifications from other apps like SMS, Facebook, or even WhatsApp.

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The Smart Track feature automatically kicks in when performing different exercises like cycling, running, swimming and even longer-duration walks. Swim tracking, however, needs to be manually enabled before it can start tracking. Fitbit Flex 2 Review shows that the lack of a GPS, makes tracking distances during running difficult. Unlike other Fitbit products, this fitness tracker has no altimeter. The battery life is however quite impressive, and can last up to one week without charging.




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