Fitbit has launched new products; the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR and Fitbit Inspire in India and Fitbit Ace 2 will be available soon. The company says that these are designed to prioritize health and fitness and make it more accessible to consumers across the globe. Fitbit also mentioned it would soon launch a major redesign to the Fitbit app so users can further personalize their dashboard, better understand their data, discover new content and more. Continue reading “Fitbit Versa Lite Edition smartwatch, Inspire HR and Inspire fitness trackers launched in India starting at Rs. 6999”
The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the Q4 2018, reaching a new high of 59.3 million units according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The growth was driven by new wearables launching during the months leading up to the holiday season as well as new smartphone launches as many were bundled with wearables from leading brands. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC”
Huawei’s Honor Brand has launched Honor Band 4 Running Edition in India, after it was announced along with the Honor View20 and the Honor Watch Magic last month It recently launched the Honor Band 4 in the country. It has a 0.5-inch POLED display and comes with 6-axis sensor that offers improved running detection by measuring cadence, step length, ground contact time, foot strike pattern, landing impact, eversion excursion and swing angle
Apart from the Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy Fit and Fit E. The company claims these are made for all types of fitness enthusiasts, from casual runners to athletes. It automatically starts tracking your activity when you walk, run, bike, row, hop on the elliptical trainer or start a dynamic workout. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Fit with 0.95-inch AMOLED display and Galaxy Fit e with 0.74-inch PMOLED display announced”
Fitbit hasn’t launched a fitness-focused fitness band targeted at the youth in recent times. The Fitbit Ace was launched last year and remains the only wearable the company has that’s targeted more towards the youth. However, the company is looking to change it pretty soon with a new fitness tracker that’s kid-friendly. Continue reading “Fitbit fitness tracker with large display, rugged design surfaces”
GOQii has launched RunGPS which comes with an integrated GPS tracker to track walking, running, cycling and other activities. It also comes integrated with Marathon Coaching delivered by GOQii Play interactive video platform. Continue reading “GOQii RunGPS with integrated GPS, heart rate sensor launched”
Portronics has launched the “Yogg Plus” fitness tracker. It is capable of measuring your progress on the path to fitness. This fitness tracker can take the guess-work out of your daily activities, it measures the distance walked or jogged, the number of calories burnt in a day and also keeps a track on your sleep cycle. Continue reading “Portronics Yogg Plus water-resistant fitness tracker launched”
Huami’s Amazfit has introduced Cor 2 fitness band in China with support for 5 ATM water-resistant rating and NFC support for payments. It has the same 1.23-inch LCD color 2.5D curved glass touch screen, but this comes with a polycarbonate body and a 160mAh battery with up to 20 days of battery life. Continue reading “AmazFit Cor 2 fitness band with 1.23-inch display, 50-meter water resistance, NFC announced”
Fitbit has launched Charge 3, the company’s next-generation fitness tracker in India, after it was introduced back in August It has PurePulse heart rate technology, offers automatic exercise recognition, sleep tracking, swimproof design with a touchscreen display, 15+ goal-based exercise modes, and promises up to 7 days battery life.
Huawei’s Honor brand has launched Honor Band 4, successor of Honor Band 3 in India. It has a 0.95-inch AMOLED color 2.5D curved glass touch screen display in addition to Home button, comes with continuous heart rate tracking and is also water resistant up to 50 meters with Swim stroke recognition. Continue reading “Honor Band 4 with 0.95-inch AMOLED color display, 50-meter water resistance launched in India for Rs. 2599”
According to IDC, the global shipments of wearable devices reached 32.0 million units in the Q3 2018, up 21.7% from the previous year. New products from the likes of Fitbit, Garmin, and Huawei helped the basic wearables category return to growth during the quarter. Another factor was the growing demand in markets like Asia which accounted for more than half of all shipments and grew 21.4% compared to the previous year. Continue reading “Worldwide Wearable shipments reach 32 million units, up 21.7% YoY in Q3 2018: IDC”
Withings has launched the Pulse HR traditional fitness tracker that packs a polycarbonate build with an OLED screen. It packs a stainless steel casing and changeable silicone wristband straps. However, doesn’t come with always-on-display. Continue reading “Withings Pulse HR fitness tracker with OLED display, heart rate sensor announced”
The smartwatch or wearable market had a sluggish and shaky start, but it has started catching up at present. As per some report, the wearable market is expected to reach US$ 30 billion in 2020 with a variety of products made by tech giants. Continue reading “GOQii Vital Review”
Across price bands, there’s no dearth of fitness bands in the market. From basic trackers with no displays and simple step tracking to devices that can follow your runs using GPS and present dozens of metrics to assist your fitness goals. Amazfit recently introduced a number of their products in the Indian market. We reviewed the Amazfit Bip a while back. The latest entrant in the series is the Amazfit Cor, here’s our review. Continue reading “Amazfit Cor Review”
Xiaomi’s eco system company Huami just introduced new Xiaomi products – Verge smartwatch, Health Band 1S and its first Huangshan No. 1 SoC for wearable devices. Both the smartwatch and smart band are water resistant, and have continuous heart rate monitoring. The band also comes with ECG sensor to gather ECG data to identify health risks. The smartwatch has NFC support for payments.