Updated 16 Mar 2018

Misfit

Flare

Snapshot: The Misfit Flare is swimproof, without GPS and a heart rate monitor. It works with both iOS and Android phones.

Flare
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$133

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Test results

Overall score
56
Fitness functions
?/10
Smart functions
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Battery
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • OK for apps.
  • Excellent battery.
  • Is water resistant.
  • Works with both iOS and Android.
  • Has sleep tracker.

But

  • Just OK for fitness functions.
  • Extremely poor for smart functions.
  • Poor features.
  • Doesn't have GPS.
  • No integrated heart rate monitor.

How we test

Overall score is based on:

Fitness functions (25%). Includes sensor accuracy, sleep tracking, and assessments of fitness apps.
Heart rate accuracy is included as part of the fitness functions score and assessed against medical equipment.

Smart functions (25%). Includes phone functions, social media and voice recognition.

Ease of use (25%). Includes set-up, usability, and build quality.

Battery (15%). Includes battery life and recharge time.

App (5%). Assesses base app on phone.

Features (5%). Assesses available features.

Price is based on a March 2018 survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$133

More test results (/10)

Apps
5.9
Features
3.6

Specifications

Type
Fitness tracker
Weight (g)
18.13
Battery life (tested, hours)
Contains non-rechargeable battery.
Time to full charge from 0% (mins)
Contains non-rechargeable battery.

Features

Water resistant
Swimproof
Bluetooth
NFC
×
GPS
×
Works with iOS
Works with Android
Screen (touch)
no (no)
Clock display
×
Text message notification/Read/Reply
no / no / no
Make and receive calls
×
Control music playlist and playback
Navigation
×
Control phone camera
Heart-rate monitor
×
Sleep tracker

More Info

Availability
Available only from official Misfit.com website. Note prices may vary due to currency conversion rates.