Misfit Flash Link $20 Fitness Tracker Review

Introduction of Misfit Flash Link Fitness Tracker
Misfit Wearables, or also known short for Misfit, has been around since October 2011 and its name honors Steve Jobs who ironically died the day the company was founded. The Misfit name was inspired by a 1997 Apple commercial that ran the slogan “Think Different”: “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes.”

Misfit has now grown to three headquarter locations and has launched three products; Shine, Flash, and Home. Now, they have their fourth with the Link product making it one of the most affordable fitness trackers on the market at only $20 bucks. Not only is the Misfit Link a very small, easy to use, and waterproof fitness tracker but it also doubles as a smart button that can be programmed to perform a variety of tasks from controlling your music player to taking a picture with your phone or even controlling your smart home.

Wondering minds want to know, is the Misfit Flash Link really just the Misfit Flash without a wrist band? Well, actually it is! The Misfit Flash priced at $30 comes with a wrist band so that you are able to wear it like a watch. However, for those of you looking to save money and perhaps wear the Misfit Flash somewhere else on your clothes, then the Misfit Flash Link could be your way to go. If you want the flexibility of both, go with the Misfit Flash as you get both the clip and the band for $10 bucks more!

Misfit Flash Link All Lights On
Misfit Flash Link All Lights On

 

Specifications and Features of Misfit Flash Link

Below are the features and specifications of the Misfit Link. They’ve packed a lot into the small size of the Link and we are very eager to see what it can do!

MaterialTPU/Polycarbonate
ChargingNONE
DisplayLED
BatteryCR2032 Coin Cell
Battery Life6 Months
Water Resistant30 meters
Watch FunctionsYes
Dimensions28.5 x 8.0 x 28.5 mm (WxDxH)
Weight6 grams
Sensor3-axis accelerometer
Sync MethodBluetooth 4.1 / BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy)
MeasurementsSteps, Calories burned, Distance, and Sleep Quality and Duration
CompatibilityiPhone® 4s/5/5c/5s/6/6 Plus
iPod® touch 5
iPad® 3/4/Air/mini
Samsung Galaxy S® 4/5/6
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Google Nexus 4/5/6
Android 4.3 BLE devices.

Read on to the next page and we’ll unbox the Misfit Flash Link to see what’s included and how well it appears to be made!

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James Anderson

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