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Jawbone UP3

Jawbone UP3
alaScore 89

607 reviews

2018-09

alaTest has collected and analyzed 607 reviews of Jawbone UP3. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Jawbone UP3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Nandagopal Rajan (indianexpress.com)

Jawbone UP3 Express Review: Is this the best smartband for women?

 

Jawbone UP3 is easy to use and lets users share the data with other fitness apps like Runkeeper

The Jawbone UP3 is among the best smartbands in the market, especially for those who tend to need a bit of style on their wrist. In fact, I would go a step further and say this is the best wearable for women.

2015-09

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Jawbone UP3 review

 

Heaps of data, cleverly presented: the UP3 could be the answer to your motion-motivating dreams

Eminently wearable ; Intelligently integrated data handling and delivery through partner app ; Unobtrusive in form and function

Splashproof, not waterproof ; Fiddly strap clasp ; Frustratingly short charging cable

A truly wearable wearable: meaningful motion data in a sleek and stylish package

2015-07

Expert review by : Brent Rose , Gawker Media (gizmodo.in)

Jawbone UP3 Review: A Fitness Fiasco

 

The UP3 was supposed to be so much better. It was supposed to be fashion-forward. It was supposed to be waterproof. It was supposed to be more intelligent

100% no. Definitely not. Hell no. No. Just no. This thing is a fiasco. I really thought it was going to be the one to beat and take the fitness tracker crown . I was so, so wrong. Most people should just get the Fitbit Charge HR or maaaybe the Basis...

2015-05

Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (goodgearguide.com.au)

Jawbone UP3 review: 3 months with Jawbone's best fitness tracker

 

The UP3 gleans data on your physiology and then offers insights on how to be more active, eat better, sleep better and live better.

One of the smallest designs for a fitness tracker ; 5-day battery life with half hour recharge time ; The ability to log workouts and food ; Smart Coach makes data on your physiology easy to understand ; Calculates resting heart rate ; Splash resistant...

Nothing. Maybe the charging method could be better

2015-08

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (trustedreviews.com)

Jawbone UP3

 

As I've mentioned in my updated UP2 review, since reviewing the UP3, Jawbone has introduced a second generation version of its heart rate monitor-packing fitness tracker, just months after launching the first one. Confused? Don't worry, I don't blame you.

Sleek, attractive design ; Useful smart coach ; Strong third party app support

Clasp regularly becomes loose but addressed with new version ; Difficult to switch between tracking modes ; Some ocassional syncing issues

Even with the extra features added by the latest firmware update, the Jawbone UP3 has a fundamental flaw with its design and that's really disappointing.

2015-09

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Jawbone Up3 review: a feature-packed disappointment

 

The Up3 offers only minor improvements over Jawbone's last model. And the few new features aren't very useful at all, especially when compared to what others offer in its near-$200 price range.

Elegantdesign ; Comfortable to wear ; Advanced sleep and movement tracking ; Battery life lasts a week

New features like heart-rate monitoring aren't that useful ; Expensive for what you get ; Still no built-in display

In the end, it's easy to be disappointed by the Up3. Even after its long delay and the omission of waterproofing, it still had the potential to be a different sort of fitness tracker. Unfortunately, it offers only minor improvements over Jawbone's last...

2015-05

Expert review by : Jill Duffy (pcmag.com)

Jawbone UP3

 

The Jawbone UP3 tracks activity and sleep, and a new Smart Coach feature in the UP app gives you health advice based on your good and bad habits. While it does measure resting heart rate, it's short on other features, especially considering the price.

Stylish. Comfortable. Measures resting heart rate. Helpful Smart Coach feature. Good sleep monitoring.

Doesn't measure heart rate on demand or during activity. No real display. Finicky tap input mechanism. Not swim-proof.

A Better UP, but Missing FeaturesThe Jawbone UP3 is better than the older versions of the UP bands, but compared with similar fitness trackers, it's light on features for the price. Without heart rate on demand or during activities, the heart rate...

2015-07

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Jawbone Up3 review: Don't spend up for this one

 

A thin fitness band that measures heart rate, but it doesn't do it the way you expect. We wore a Jawbone Up3 for two weeks for the definitive verdict.

Compact band design; one-week battery life; fantastic fitness app for coaching and lifestyle tracking.

No on-band display means you need to check phone for stats; band clasp difficult to adjust; heart rate limited to resting heart rate and sleep tracking at night. Can't be worn swimming.

The Up3 is one of the smallest super-slim fitness bands around, but its lack of a display and limited heart rate tracking aren't worth the high price.

2015-05

Expert review by : David Pierce (wired.com)

Review: Jawbone Up3

 

Six months ago, Jawbone promised the world. Then it built a step tracker.

Wrist-worn wearable reads your heart rate, counts your steps, and tracks your sleep. Buzzes gently to awaken you at the optimal point in your sleep cycle. Nice slim design fits comfortably next to your wristwatch. It's OK to wear it in the shower....

For all the data it collects, the software doesn't offer enough suggestions to improve your habits. Accuracy is often lacking. $180 cost is too high -- the $100 Up2 does almost all of the same stuff, and the features exclusive to the Up3 are the ones...

2015-04

Expert review by : Chris Welch (theverge.com)

Jawbone Up3 review: just buy an Up2

 

Jawbone's back. After months of delays (that didn't go unnoticed by customers), its latest flagship fitness tracker, the Up3, is finally shipping. It's "the world's most advanced tracker,"...

More informative sleep tracking than the Up2 ; Weeklong battery life ; Excellent and motivating mobile app

The silver one is ugly ; Gives only resting heart rate ; Terrible clasp ; Not truly waterproof

2015-04

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black / Green / Red / Sand / Silver
Band material:Rubber
Colour of product:Black / Indigo / Red / Sand / Silver
Device Type:Armband / Wristband
Housing material:Aluminium, Nickel, Rubber / Aluminium, Nickel, Stainless steel, Thermoplastic urethane (TPU) / Aluminium, Stainless Steel
LED indicators: Yes
Protection features:Splash proof / Water Resistant
Splash proof:Y / Yes
Waterproof: Yes
Waterproof up to:10
Wrist size:140 - 190
Wrist size range:140 - 190

Display

Touchscreen: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Number of bands included:1
User guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Activity monitoring:Calories burned, Distance traveled, Hours slept, Quality of sleep, Stairs climbed, Steps taken / Distance traveled, Eat & drink, Personal goals, Quality of sleep / Eat & drink, Personal goals, Quality of sleep, Distance traveled / Yes
Calories burned:Y
Distance traveled:Y / Yes
Distance travelled:Y
Eat & drink: Yes
Heart rate monitor: Yes
Hours slept:Y
Motion sensor: Yes
Pedometer:Y
Personal goals: Yes
Quality of sleep:Y / Yes
Stairs climbed:Y

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:1.2 / 4.0 / 4.0 BLE / 4.0 LE
Connectivity Technology:Wired/Wireless / Wireless
PC connected: Yes

Power

Battery Capacity:38
Battery Life:7
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Charging source:USB
Charging Time:1

System requirements

Mobile operating systems supported:Android, iOS / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.22 / 22
Height :1.22 / 3 / 9.3
Thickness:3 / 9.3
Weight:29
Width:1.22 / 22