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Misfit Shine - Activity and Sleep Monitor

Color:Grey  |  Package Type:Standard Packaging The Misfit Shine is an elegant activity and sleep tracker that inspires you to live a more activ...

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Look

(110 reviews)
Sleep

(71 reviews)
Feature

(80 reviews)
Way

(74 reviews)
Fact

(57 reviews)
Tracker

(184 reviews)
Fitness

(60 reviews)
Misfit

(232 reviews)
Customer support

(66 reviews)
Activity

(105 reviews)
Product

(272 reviews)
Design

(107 reviews)
App

(217 reviews)
Device

(226 reviews)
Band break

(46 reviews)
Calory

(37 reviews)
Battery

(157 reviews)
Review

(58 reviews)
Shine

(644 reviews)
Time

(131 reviews)
Unit

(24 reviews)
Sync issue

(17 reviews)
Weight

(18 reviews)
Pound

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Reviews around look (4.20 of 5)

  • The plastic band, although looks like is very flimsy, has held up well for 10 months of normal use.
  • I like the look of the product and I have friends that have it
  • and I do like the look of it & the fact that I can use it as a watch too.
  • I, like so many others, lost my Misfit Shine because of the cheap-o plastic band that comes with it
  • I wanted an elegant looking activity tracker because I think that Jawbones and Fitbits look like gumball machine toys
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Reviews around sleep (4.17 of 5)

  • My Misfit tracks sleep better than my husband's Garmin at 1/6 the price
  • Both sleep and activity have tracked very well over the last month
  • A basic, well-priced activity and sleep tracker that is waterproof
  • Data is lost fairly frequently, and it will not automatically count your sleep if you fall asleep during the day.
  • There seem to be a few glitches in the software, such as occasional missed sleep data, and one day where it logged all my activity but only awarded me 21 points
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Reviews around feature (3.96 of 5)

  • Sure you wont have some of the more advanced features but in my eyes just the waterproof feature is worth it.
  • Not very user friendly, had to return item 3 times before I got one to work, features very limited, back hard to get off to change battery
  • The "show my shine" feature has never worked with any of the shines I've had
  • Sleep tracker - the BEST feature, especially for an insomniac like me
  • Here are all the things I love about my Shine:- Swimming - accurately tracks time and effort and converts it to points.- Other Sports - easily switches to activities such as biking and tennis.- Sleep - my favorite feature - I don't know how it is so accurate on the amt of restful
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Reviews around way (3.84 of 5)

  • Love my misfit shine and the way it interacts with the Virgin Pulse website
  • Love my misfit shine and the way it interacts with the Virgin Pulse website
  • The misfit provides an easy way of checking my progress each day.
  • really like the way it tracks my fitness activity and my sleep habits.
  • Either way I consider their platform a fail due to this
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Reviews around fact (3.77 of 5)

  • Also, the fact that I don't have to charge it is amazing.
  • I also love the fact that it looks more like jewelry than a fitness band
  • I love the band and t chose the Misfit a second time because it doesn't have to be recharged and is more elegant looking than most fitness tracker.
  • My 1 star are for all the agony and pain with this product and the fact that Misfit Support has not been able to find a possible resolution in more than 4 months
  • My only major issue with these was the fact that they only tracked your sleep if you slept a normal schedule
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Reviews around tracker (3.69 of 5)

  • The Misfit tracker popped out of its wristband and is permanently lost
  • but if you are looking for a good activity tracker I would recommend garmen.
  • Now 3 more months later the tracker has fallen out and is lost
  • I love the band and t chose the Misfit a second time because it doesn't have to be recharged and is more elegant looking than most fitness tracker.
  • It is a great activity tracker, seems very accurate and it is very sleek
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Reviews around fitness (3.69 of 5)

  • And you will lose it and have a really expensive plastic band that does nothing, except make you sad when you look at where your expensive fitness tracker used to be, Would not recommend on this basis at
  • I would recommend this to anyone looking for an affordable fitness tracker
  • It counted my steps and it didn't look like a super cheesy fitness tracker
  • I highly recommend the Misfit Shine as I love the slim profile, I didn't want a device that looked like other bulky fitness trackers.
  • I love that it is waterproof and that it looks more like a watch than other bulky fitness trackers.
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Reviews around misfit (3.58 of 5)

  • My Misfit fell out after about one month of wearing the original band.
  • I has same problem and lost my misfit out of my wrist band
  • My misfit shine device does not sync with my phone and it does not sync with my tablet
  • I didn't buy my Misfit Shine from Amazon, it was a gift
  • The misfit fell off in less than 2 months when I was on a run.
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Reviews around customer support (3.54 of 5)

  • I, like so many others, lost my Misfit Shine because of the cheap-o plastic band that comes with it
  • And the Misfit customer support is very responsive if you have questions or problems.
  • I love the band and t chose the Misfit a second time because it doesn't have to be recharged and is more elegant looking than most fitness tracker.
  • I, like so many others, lost my Misfit Shine because of the cheap-o plastic band that comes with it
  • And the Misfit customer support is very responsive if you have questions or problems.
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Reviews around activity (3.48 of 5)

  • It is a great activity tracker, seems very accurate and it is very sleek
  • Oh, and it's half the price, comes in cool colors and has all sorts of accessories!Misfit Shine - Activity and Sleep Monitor
  • The Misfit Shine was a good activity tracker until it stopped working
  • I love the band and t chose the Misfit a second time because it doesn't have to be recharged and is more elegant looking than most fitness tracker.
  • MISFIT offered to replace, but who wants the aggravation just to monitor activity.
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Reviews around product (3.33 of 5)

  • Great product other than the strap, would recommend a third-party strap if interested in the Shine.
  • The product was not working as it should have, but Misfit replaced it quickly
  • While the Misfit is such a great product, the step counter can be inaccurate
  • I paid 180$ for this defective product from Misfit Wearables
  • I bought one for my wife as well and I would recommend this product.
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Reviews around design (3.12 of 5)

  • Seems like they could design something very simple that would not compromise the sleek design
  • They now have a wider variety of bands and ways to wear it, so have a lot of new choices other than the poor rubber band design.
  • It has a sleek design with a fun and novel watch display.
  • Product has a cool sleek design that is sparse but functional.
  • I miss it but have no intention of repurchasing such a poor design.
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Reviews around app (3.01 of 5)

  • I think the app is user friendly and easy to use and install
  • The app is easy to use, the device tracks different activities as well as sleep.
  • The product worked well while I owned it and the app was easy to use
  • I had no trouble connecting it to both the Misfit app and the MyFitnessPal app
  • Have to have a newer phone to use the Misfit app to sync progress
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Reviews around device (2.83 of 5)

  • I like the device because I don't have to wear it like a watch.
  • With this band it is just a matter of time that I am going to lose the device.
  • The device itself is great, but the band refuses to hold the
  • My misfit shine device does not sync with my phone and it does not sync with my tablet
  • Band broke after a few weeks, causing me to lose the device.
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Reviews around band break (2.79 of 5)

  • I find that I really do want to meet my activity goals, both for sleep as well as for physical activity
  • After reading the numerous reviews and looking at other activity monitors I decided to go with the Misfit Shine as I wanted something that would integrate with my business clothing, provide accurate readings for activities, monitor my sleep cycle, and I really wanted something that was waterproof.
  • I was really hoping this would work out as I needed an activity tracker for the swimming pool.
  • After reading the numerous reviews and looking at other activity monitors I decided to go with the Misfit Shine as I wanted something that would integrate with my business clothing, provide accurate readings for activities, monitor my sleep cycle, and I really wanted something that was waterproof.
  • When my band broke, they sent me a new one free of charge.
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Reviews around calory (2.49 of 5)

  • Just don't eat that brownie because you THINK you burned 500 calories more than you did!!
  • After walking 1.9 miles, it says I burned 1343 calories.
  • by 8:06 am when I synced it with my iphone app, it said I took 748 steps and burned 622 calories ???
  • After reading the numerous reviews and looking at other activity monitors I decided to go with the Misfit Shine as I wanted something that would integrate with my business clothing, provide accurate readings for activities, monitor my sleep cycle, and I really wanted something that was waterproof.
  • I find that I really do want to meet my activity goals, both for sleep as well as for physical activity
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Reviews around battery (2.34 of 5)

  • And Misfit has sent me battery replacements free of charge
  • Also, the device ordered itself a new battery when it first died at around six months, after that with no
  • The only issue I had was the battery that shipped with it didn't work.
  • I had no issues with this item for 5 months, then the battery died
  • Replaced the battery AGAIN, and worked again for a short time
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Reviews around review (2.21 of 5)

  • Many negative reviews seem to pertain to software fixed long ago
  • I love this product and am so glad I purchased this despite the negative reviews
  • I was excited to receive this after seeing the mostly positive reviews
  • Next time I will read the negative reviews before I buy.
  • I wanted so much to love this, especially after reading positive reviews here and elsewhere
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Reviews around shine (2.21 of 5)

  • The Misfit Shine has certainly been the exception for me
  • I have been using the Misfit Shine for 8 months and love it
  • I had a problem with my Misfit Shine, it would not sync.
  • I love my Misfit Shine for its abilities and its beauty
  • I love my Misfit Shine for its abilities and its beauty
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Reviews around time (2.16 of 5)

  • Many times it has not worked so I don't sync for days at a time
  • The Shine seldom syncs the first time for me, so I usually have to try to sync it a couple times before it does
  • Accurate tracking of steps, activity, sleep; watch keeps time very well
  • on the samsung phone it recognized the shine the first time, but never again.
  • It falls off constantly and the the shine actually comes out of the ring all the time
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Reviews around unit (1.69 of 5)

  • I'd recommend finding a better unit that stays where it belongs.
  • It is bowed to fit perfectly against the back of the misfit unit and snaps into the oval holes on both sides of were the misfit slips into the band
  • Pros:-Lightweight-Feels good on the skin-Easy to put on wrist band and keep adjusted to a comfortable size-Easy to connect to app on phone and add other units (another shine or a flash)-Auto Sleep when switched on allows you to just go to bed when you want without having to remember to tell your tracker that you're going to sleep-The lights are beautiful and in the night they don't blind you when you
  • Yes, looks good, but the unit is barely secured in the band they give you, and if you don't use the extra security strap (provided) you may lose it as I did
  • Unit has fallen out of band a couple times, but quickly found.
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Reviews around sync issue (1.46 of 5)

  • The number 1 thing I don't like about the Shine is it's syncing issues
  • but I strong believe the flexibility in its design cause serious fault in the integrity of the gadget in the rubber enclosure
  • Fashionable - I upgraded to the metal mesh band and it looks just like a watch and goes pretty well with my
  • I have a Nexus 5 phone, and I constantly have had syncing issues with the Shine
  • An honest waste of $75 :C
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Reviews around weight (1.44 of 5)

  • but I strong believe the flexibility in its design cause serious fault in the integrity of the gadget in the rubber enclosure
  • It works well and I have been losing weight when I wear it
  • * Light weight - doesn't bother me like other trackers with heavy weight/bulky feel of the
  • I'd rather have less credit than more since my goals are to get stronger, increase my endurance, and lose weight
  • you are trying to lose weight and achieve goals, the shine lets you down
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Reviews around pound (1.24 of 5)

  • and it's helped me lose 16 pounds, so it's close enough for me!
  • I, like so many others, lost my Misfit Shine because of the cheap-o plastic band that comes with it
  • As of today, I have lost 32 pounds, thanks to Misfit Shine for keeping me in track.
  • i like the look of it, most people just see it as a watch and the whole world doesn't need to know if i made my step goal, if i'm counting my steps, or if i'm trying to drop a pound or two (and failing as usual)I linked the misfit app to
  • As of today, I have lost 32 pounds, thanks to Misfit Shine for keeping me in track.
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More about Misfit Shine - Activity and Sleep Monitor

  • Color:Grey  |  Package Type:Standard Packaging The Misfit Shine is an elegant activity and sleep tracker that inspires you to live a more active life
  • Shine emits a halo of lights that shows your progress towards your daily activity goal while looking like a fashionable accessory
  • By seeing how active you are during the day, Shine helps motivate you to reach your goal every day
  • Shine tracks walking, running, cycling, swimming (up to 50 meters deep)Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat mobile devices are supported?Misfit Shine is compatible with iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S/6/6 Plus, iPod Touch 5th Gen and above, iPad 3/4/Air/Mini (all running iOS 6.13 and above), Samsung Galaxy S4/Note 3, Google Nexus 4/5 (Or other BLE ready Android devices running software 4.3 and above) and BLE ready Windows Phone running software 8.1 and above. What do you mean by no charging ever?The Misfit Shine is powered by a replaceable battery, found in quartz watches
  • Misfit recommends replacing it with a Panasonic CR2032 3V Lithium Coin Battery; other coin batteries may not be compatible
  • For battery installation, refer to the User Manual and view the battery installation video. How do I sync my Misfit Shine?To sync the Misfit Shine, download and open our Misfit app in the App Store on iOS, Google Play on Android and turn on Bluetooth
  • If the sync fails, you can reset the Shine by removing and reinserting the battery or turn off and back on the Bluetooth under your device settings or simply restarting your mobile device. Why should I buy my Misfit Shine from Amazon?Misfit products are sold through an exclusive network of authorized dealers selected by Misfit, including sold by Amazon.com
  • Misfit’s warranty policy covers only products purchased through authorized dealers
  • To ensure that your Misfit product is authentic and protected by our warranty, please purchase from an authorized dealer, such as Amazon.com
  • Misfit products sold through third-party marketplace sellers may not be authentic and are not covered by Misfit’s warranty policy.