I received my Fitbit Blaze in late February and posted a First Look review at that time.
Now that I have been using it for almost 2 months, I wanted to give an update about how I like it. This is the 4th Fitbit that I’ve used. I started with a Fitbit One, then moved to a Fitbit Force. The Force was recalled so I went back to the One. When the ChargeHR came out, I bought it. Now, I have the Blaze. Overall, I like the Blaze the most of any Fitbit I’ve used. It has a couple of features that I would not want to give up. Two of my absolute deal breaker features at this point are heart rate monitor plus being able to change the band. The only Fitbit to have both of those features at this point is the Blaze. I’ve read that Fitbit has supposedly said that all future Fitbits will be modular so that they have bands that can be changed. If so, that won’t be a problem in the future. I am still persuaded that for what I want to do the Fitbit Blaze has the best mix of features of any activity monitor, including those not made by Fitbit. That said, there are definitely things I don’t like about it. Here are a few of my thoughts at this point. [Read more…]