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MIO Alpha 2 Review

Review on fitness tracker MIO Alpha 2

MIO Alpha 2

MIO Alpha 2

Heart rate monitoring is becoming increasingly popular in the fitness world, most fitness enthusiasts desire it to determine optimal fitness results when running and cycling and simply just to keep the heart in check.

The Mio Alpha 2 is the successor to the much successful Mia Alpha released a couple years ago, and this latest iteration brings to the table a few new features starting with an onboard indicator light that flashes different colors to keep you updated of your current hear rate zone on the fly.

New Features of the Mio Alpha 2

  • Workout storage mode
  • All new backlight
  • Adds timers including repeat, countdown and chrono
  • Speed, pace, distance metrics with an onsite accelerometer

In addition, the Mio Alpha 2 syncs your fitness data to apps such as Endomondo and MapMyRun. It does not however have onsite GPS, but on a brighter note is what a fitness device should be and is extremely comfortable.

Highlights of the Mio Alpha 2

  • Accurate heart rate monitoring
  • Heart rate zone indicators
  • Comfortable design
  • Waterproof up to 30 meters
  • Customizable display
  • Superior battery life

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