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My Christmas Gift

Saturday, December 29, 2012

My BIL bought me a FitBit Ultra for Christmas (looks like everyone in the family knows me very well). I have been using an Omron pedometer for about three years now (I just love it!) Its a bit big compared to the fitbit but it has served me really well.

I've been using the two together over the past week just to try and compare the readings, it's a bit confusing how different the readings are. On day way, the steps recorded on the fitbit were more than those recorded on the Omron pedometer by about 2000 steps. On day two, the pedometer beat the fitbit by 6000 steps and yesterday, the pedometer beat the fitbit by close to 8000 steps.

This is very confusing for me. Anyone care to shed some light?

Happy new year!
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  • v LIBBYL1
    maybe ask someone at a gym? or one of the spark experts?
    1245 days ago
  • v SORTAVEGAN
    Pedomoters are funny things... they judge your steps by how it's "shaken". Did you have both devices in the general same area when logging the steps?
    1245 days ago
  • v SENATOR9
    I really don't know.Check with an expert.Hope they can help
    1245 days ago
  • v CHIBIKARATE
    that is because they are a certain percent not accurate or maybe something crazy enjoy yout pedo and fid let me know the outcome in another week jugz
    1245 days ago
  • v TORTISE110
    Yikes. I have no idea. Could it be where we wear them? Maybe a call to fitbit is in order? I'd be curious too.
    1245 days ago
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