Jawbone UP2 is the newest wristband based on the previous model UP24. Since that time, Jawbone has consolidated its nomenclature and new models are called UP2, UP3, and UP4. Latest UP2 band has all the features of its predecessor U24. The biggest change occurred in the appearance of the band, which is considerably smaller than its predecessor is, and its style has been adapted to the new style of other bands proposed by Jawbone. The good news is that although the new band starting price was higher, now it is below $100. It also forced the price drop of the old bands, which can now be purchased for under $80. Read More
It is the cheapest iFit device that allows at your Convenience measurement of your daily activities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can buy them for under $50 Read More
wrist sizes ranging 140mm–190mm
Medical-grade hypoallergenic TPU rubber
Anodized aluminum with less than 0.5% nickel
Three single color LEDs: Blue for sleep, orange for activity, and white for notifications
3 LED Indicator Lights
Lithium-Ion Polymer, 38 mAh Battery
CR 2032 battery
No charging required, replaceable battery
Maximum operating altitude:
Splash-proof, splash-resistant, so no need to worry about rain, sweat from a hard workout or getting wet in the shower. Just don't submerge it.
not water-proof, or water-resistant.
The UP2 is equipped with single color LEDs: Blue for sleep, orange for activity, and white for notifications. UP2 is only available in two colors. Applied rechargeable battery allows for seven days work, which is a very good result for this class of devices. Unfortunately, despite the basic water resistance, the device cannot be used while swimming. Read Full Specs
iFit Act is equipped with three LED Indicator Lights that informs about the various functions of the device and about your activity. Applied rechargeable battery allows for four months of work. Unfortunately, the device is not waterproof. Read Full Specs
2a. Tracking Features
Activity & Inactivity
UP2 equipped with typical sensors for counting steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows setting your own goals and achievements and displays the status of their implementation. UP2 also measures the quality of your sleep.
iFit Act has typical sensors for counting steps, distance travelled, calories burned, and track daily activity. This device allows setting your own goals and achievements and shows the status of their implementation. Also, measure the quality of your sleep.
2b. Other Features
UP2 also has a barcode scanner combined with an extensive database of food that allows you to quickly enter data to calculate the calories consumed.
3. Synchronization & Compatibility
iPhone 4S and newer
iPod touch 5th Gen
Android 4.3 and above
Windows Phone Compatibility
Mac OS X Compatibility
UP by Jawbone™
UP2 is compatible with many smartphones working on iOS or Android. Available on these devices, UP by Jawbone Software ™ allows a detailed record of your activity, of meals, quality of sleep. While the Internet can encourage the community members to share their results with family friends which certainly further motivate you to continue the effort.
There is an iFit app that lets you track detailed record and advanced analysis of your day's activities, time, and quality of sleep.
4. The Bottom Line
• Compatible with multiple systems and devices
• Works with many applications
• Long battery life
• Inability to swim with the device
• No display of information
• Short battery life
• No screen
• Inability to swim with the device