The MorePro Waterproof Health Tracker is one of the highest-selling budget models out there. It has all the basic functionality you might need and a colorful display to present all the data. The MorePro tracker is also one of the cheapest options out there if you want something that will not only measure activity but also track your heart rate and sleep quality. This particular model also comes with call and messages reminders, a blood pressure monitor, and is entirely waterproof. In this review, I will go over some of its main features, discuss how it stacks up against the competition, and show you a few potential downsides that may or may not be a deal-breaker for you. So, buckle up and let’s jump into this!
My verdict: Fitness trackers are becoming more affordable with each new year. To stand out, companies like MorePro have to add unique features to their models. This is why this tracker has all the basic functionality you need plus additional features like blood pressure monitor, physiological period reminder, and remote controls for your phone’s camera. All that creates a good package on paper but is set back by a few issues such as the often inaccurate readings of the sensors and easily-scratchable display. Still, for the money, the MorePro health tracker is a perfectly fine option for anyone looking for a well-rounded package.
Overview & Features
Just to remove any confusion, there are a lot of MorePro trackers and this one here is their entry-level model. Above it, they have the MorePro X-core, SpO2, ECG, and GPS Smart Watch, which all have their key features basically spelled out in their names. While this one here can only do a basic job at heart rate tracking, the rest tap into more advanced technologies and allow you to monitor your blood pressure, do an ECG of your heart, or use the GPS functionality for more accurate geo-tracking.
With the added functionality you also get a higher price tag and, in my opinion, this entry model has the best price-to-value ratio of the bunch, hence I chose it for my review.
Tracking here is done with the help of two sensors, a gyroscope, and a 3-axis accelerometer. It measures your steps, distance traveled. While the steps, calories burned, and distance trackings are fairly accurate, I cannot say the same thing for the heart rate and blood pressure sensors.
The heart rate monitoring here is “dynamic” meaning it constantly tracks your HR and uploads it to the MorePro app. While it never fails to detect your heart beats, it often does show sudden widely different results, especially when you are moving around a lot or don’t have the tracker properly placed on your wrist.
You will have to read the manual and see how and where to properly wear the MorePro tracker in order to get the most accurate readings from it.
There is also a blood pressure tracking system in place but there are many user complains that it almost never works as intended. The higher-priced MorePro models, though, are much better at monitoring your heart rate and blood pressure throughout the day.
The sleep monitoring is automatic and it initiates every time you lay down and your HR goes to its resting rate. It will track your light sleep, deep sleep, awake time, and the whole sleeping time during your day. It also has an alarm clock that can wake you up in your lightest sleep stages to avoid fatigue during the day.
There is a Do Not Disturb mode while you are sleeping which will ignore the usual call and message alerts.
Design and build quality
The design of the tracker is pretty standard and the build quality is good enough for the price. One major issue, though, is the display which I will talk about in a moment. There are three band colors (blue, purple, and black) and they all connect to the center tracker piece where the USB connection lies.
Even though MorePro claim this tracker is waterproof, a lot of users have had issues with their models after they’ve taken them for a swim or two. To be on the safe side, I’d treat it as a splashproof device that can be damaged if submerged for a long period of time.
If you are interested in other waterproof fitness trackers, I suggest checking out my full Guide on the topic where I’ve compiled a list of all the best models for this year and have given you a features checklist which you can use when buying your first tracker!
The screen is a major improvement from the previous model which had a TFT display. This one here is a 0.96 inch IPS colored screen which has great definition and sharp contrast. It is easily visible in direct sunlight and has a wake-up gesture control.
The screen protector, on the other hand, isn’t much of an improvement, and has one major issue – it scratches really easily compared to other trackers for this price. I am not saying that yours will scratch but if you aren’t careful or don’t have a screen protector, it might get damaged.
The battery life here is decent, even though some users have trouble with it not wanting to charge up from time to time. Still, on a single charge, it lasts anywhere from 3 to 8 days depending on your usage. With all the trackers engaged and it constantly being on your wrist, you won’t get more than a few days out of the battery, which is a shame since there are other trackers in this price point which easily last 10+ days.
Software & App
The app on this tracker is good and very detailed. It shows all your metrics in a pleasant layout. It can easily be used by older people that have gotten the tracker for heart monitor purposes.
The issue that some customers had with the app is that it requires your email to work and after they’ve entered their emails in it, they started receiving a lot of spam emails, which is concerning.
There are a few interesting additional features here that I wanted to talk about:
- Remote control phone camera
- Physiology period reminder
- Calls & Message reminder
- Fatigue test
The remote control camera is excellent for people who want to take dynamic pictures or videos in the middle of their workout. If you are a fitness instructor and want to show the various poses or movements throughout a certain exercise, this feature is going to make your life a lot easier. Just place your phone on a tripod or somewhere where it has you in its shot and then use your tracker to toggle the camera controls.
The physiology period reminder is a handy feature for the female audience and is becoming more and more common across all types of smart devices. Whether this is done just to cater to the female market shouldn’t be a concern since it actually does a great job of helping women track their monthly period fluctuations. All that information can be stored on the MorePro App.
The fatigue test is yet another useful addition that works in combination with the heart rate monitor to determine your fatigue levels.
In my opinion, this tracker here is well-priced but there is one major issue with the price – it is in the same boat as a few other trackers which pretty much blow this one out of the water quality-wise. One example that comes to my mind is the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 which costs exactly that same but has a superior build quality and more accurate tracking features.
With all that aside, let’s have a look at the main pros and cons of this model now…
Advantages & Disadvantages
- Decent bang for the buck
- Good build quality
- Wristband is comfortable
- Has heart rate, blood pressure, and sleep monitoring
- Step and distance trackers are accurate
- Battery lasts more than 5 days on a single charge
- The blood pressure monitor isn’t very accurate
- Screen scratches easily
- Waterproofing isn’t perfect
Using this tracker’s heart rate monitor could help you in a lot of ways. One major thing people use HR trackers for is fat burning. I’ve written a whole dedicated article on that topic which will show you how to use your heart rate tracker to burn fat more efficiently without overworking your body in vain.
Conclusion and Rating
The MorePro Waterproof Health Tracker is a solid alternative for anyone looking for a good tracker and is on a tight budget. Even though it has a lot of good competition, it still has some appeal to people wanting to focus on their cardiovascular health. Still, issues like the waterproofing, relatively short battery life, and the inaccurate blood pressure monitor should make you at least consider other similarly priced models. For these reasons, I gave it a score of four out of five stars.