Fitbit Introduces A Smartband For Kids With The Fitbit Ace

Fitbit Introduces A Smartband For Kids With The Fitbit Ace

Although the Fitbit Ace device will have similar features the other latest Fitbit devices, the main differences are in the app and how new features can protect kids' privacy. 7 On Your Side's 2014 report on the problem resulted in a recall of the Fitbit Force. One product is a $200 smartwatch to compete with the Apple Watch. I used the watch during a brief but intense workout, and I was impressed with its new design.

The revamped version 2.0 of the software also gained hundreds of new apps and clock faces that weren't available when the Ionic debuted, including programs from United Airlines (ual), Yelp (yelp), and Google's (googl) Nest.

The Versa shares a lot with the Fitbit Ionic from past year and while the design is a touch smaller, there are a few less features and the price is slightly lower, it looks to be a solid addition to the Fitbit family.

The Fitbit Versa also has the technical chops to back up their attractive aesthetic, with a solid list of features that includes heart rate monitoring, 50 meter water resistance, on-board music storage, and compatibility with a huge number of watchfaces and apps - making it one of the most impressive Fitbits to date, and even one of the most fully-featured smartwatches in general. You've got Apple dominating with the Apple Watch followed by... You can order it in black with a black aluminum case, in gray with a silver aluminum case or in peach with a rose gold aluminum case. If that claim holds true, it would make the Versa an attractive option.

Fitbit Versa tracks workouts and moreThe Fitbit Versa still mainly functions as an exercise monitor with 24/7 heart-rate tracking, as well as daily and weekly health and fitness stats, and historical activity. That's an omission serious athletes will have to consider. The $229.95 Special Edition is made special by the inclusion of an NFC chip too for Fitbit Pay functionality. Once it has enough data, it'll also make cycle predictions. Fitbit has yet to specify an exact date for the watch's release around the world, but we'll update this hands on review when we hear more.

"We've been panning our entry into smartwatches for a while", Fitbit CEO James Park told Mashable.

Fitbit With its new smartwatch, Fitbit is keeping women in mind.

As mentioned, Fitbit wants the Versa to appeal to a wider audience, and part of that audience is female. It can log periods, track your cycle & gauge ovulation. "We wanted to be the first to give women a complete picture of their health". The Versa runs on Fitbit OS and comes preloaded with Fitbit Coach, which offers a handful of guided exercise routines and automatically time them as you train. "Versa brings consumers the advanced health and fitness features Fitbit is known for, along with broad compatibility across mobile platforms and 4+ days battery life to provide users with a better picture of their overall health, making it stand out from any smartwatch available today". But Fitbit is obviously hoping that you will.

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Fitbit also revealed Tuesday its first fitness tracker for kids, the Fitbit Ace.

At the same time as announcing the new products, Fitbit has drawn attention to some improvements it has planned for the Fitbit app. This is the first kids wearable the company has released; it's created to get kids active while helping parents keep an eye on how much activity their child is getting.

Another Fitbit mainstay, move reminders, are also available on Ace.

Fitbit's redesigned smartwatch dives deeper into health data with female-focused features.

Fitbit charges $199 for the Versa, and at that price it undercuts quite a bit of the Android Wear market. The Versa is much slimmer and more lightweight than my Series 3.

Fitbit sees the Versa's design as the basis of a new design language it can use for future devices.

Among the laundry list of features like tracking, two-day-ahead push notifications, and analysis of symptoms like cramps, sleeping, sex, and acne, the two most innovative additions are community support and access to doctors' insight. This is a huge deal, because all of those metrics are so deeply intertwined.

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