Waterproofing is easily the most exciting bit of the Flex 2, and that’s about it. The wearable doesn’t have any other standout features making it the ideal fitness tracker for people searching for something basic and discrete, but it will leave others wanting. Flex 2 isn’t terribly expensive at $99 but it also could be cheaper for what it offers. Regardless, if you don’t care there’s a screen missing – with haptics and lights your sole source for notifications – and don’t want to throw down money for a Fitbit Alta, the Flex 2 is your best Fitbit option for budget fitness tracking.
Fitbit Flex 2 is the first swim-friendly fitness tracker from the company and we can almost hear the collective sigh of relief.
In the face of the Misfit Speedo Shine 2 and gamut of otherwater resistant trackers, it’s taken Fitbit a long time to answer the call of swimmers. And on paper at least, the Flex 2 looks like the real deal.
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