Surge is the biggest (and bulkiest) Fitbit wearable, and I initially found its size off-putting. I'm also skeptical of Fitbit's claim that the battery lasts "up to seven days." After a single day of heavy use, my battery was already half drained.
So, is Surge for you? I say go for it if you fit all of these four conditions: 1) you are firmly ensconced in the Fitbit ecosystem; 2) you're an athlete in training or trying to up his or her game; 3) you're not particularly anxious for a smartwatch from Apple or its competitors; and 4) you want to see as much real-time activity data on your wrist as possible. Otherwise, consider the Charge, which is available now, Charge HR, or another fitness tracker/smartwatch. (You can see 21 of the latest and greatest models here.)
Overall, I'm glad I jumped on the opportunity to be a Surge, but as mentioned earlier, I wonder if I'll still feel that way when the Apple Watch comes out. Time will tell.
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