HTC announced Grip, its GPS enabled wearable fitness tracker at the MWC 2015 in partnership with Under Armour. Earlier this year HTC said that it will launch the fitness tracker later this year. Recent reports said that HTC has scrapped the Grip, now the company has confirmed that it will launch early next year. Continue reading “HTC Grip wearable fitness tracker delayed till Q1 2016”
Misfit has announced Shine 2, the next generation of Shine Fitness and Sleep Monitor. The successor of the Shine, Shine 2 tracks activity and sleep more accurately with a 3-axis accelerometer and newly added 3-axis magnetometer.
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Polar, the popular maker of GPS watches has launched Polar A360 fitness tracker that comes with a heart rate monitor. The device sports a heart rate measurement-based training guidance along with the 24/7 activity tracking.
Continue reading “Polar A360 fitness tracker with heart rate monitor launched for $199.95, available in November”
Huawei announced its Honor smart band dubbed as Honor Zero back in July and following which it was finally launched in India as Honor Band Z1 yesterday. We went hands on with the device at the launch event yesterday, and now let us take a detailed looks at the specs and hardware of the device in the photo gallery. Continue reading “Huawei Honor Band Z1 Photo Gallery”
Huawei introduced its first Honor smart band called Honor Zero back in July, today the company has launched it in India as Honor Band Z1. It looks like a smartwatch, shows time and has a 1.06 inch (128 x 128 pixels) OLED display. It has brushed metal bezel around the dial and doesn’t have any physical buttons. It works with both Android and iOS devices, will show message notifications and incoming call alerts. You can also mute incoming calls easily. It is also water and dust proof with IP68 certification. It has pedometer and tracks your steps, calories burnt and other activities. It can also track your sleep and has silent alarm to wake you up from sleep. Continue reading “Huawei Honor Band Z1 fitness and sleep tracking band launched in India for Rs. 5499”
Microsoft has unveiled its next generation fitness tracker dubbed as Microsoft Band. It is sleeker than the original Band and features a curved display and comes with 11 advanced sensors.
Continue reading “New Microsoft Band with curved display announced for $249.99, available October 30th”
Some of the top international wearable makers such as Misfit, Jawbone and Fitbit have recently entered in India. Let us take a look at one of the fitness and activity trackers from the leading wearable and activity tracker maker, Fitbit. Fitbit introduced the Charge HR fitness band along with other line of products back in October last year, following which it was launched in India in June for Rs. 12,999 on Amazon.in, later it was expanded to Reliance Digital, Croma and Helios stores across India. Is the device that comes equipped with a heart rate monitor good enough to be your fitness companion? Let us find out.
Continue reading “Fitbit Charge HR Review”
Fitbit introduced the Charge HR fitness band back in October last year, which was launched in India in June for Rs. 12,999. We unboxed it recently, here is the unboxing video.
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Fitbit, the maker of wearable activity tracker has launched a universal app for Windows 10 that is compatible with PCs, tablets, and laptops running the recently launched Windows 10 operating system.
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Fitbit has officially announced its launch in India. Just yesterday, the US based largest fitness wearable and activity tracker company was reported to foray in the country next month.
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Fitbit, the largest wearable band maker is entering India next month. The company will start selling its fitness bands and activity trackers in Indian market starting July 1, as per The Indian Express.
Continue reading “Fitbit to foray in India from July, will bring four wearables in the market”
In April, Xiaomi stated that they managed to sell over 4 million units of the Mi Band and now in just two months time, it has managed to sell an additional 2 million that brings the total to over 6 million Mi Band’s that have been sold worldwide.
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In a bid to expand its health offerings even further, FitBit has bought a personal training app FitStar. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Fitbit has introduced three new fitness products, the Fitbit Surge smartwatch with a large LCD Touch screen display, new Charge and Charge HR fitness bands. All these offer wireless syncing, automatic sleep tracking, silent alarm and of course, activity tracking. The Fitbit Surge and Charge HR devices offer continuous and automatic wrist-based PurePulse heart rate monitoring. The PurePulse uses safe LED lights to detect blood volume changes right on the wrist to deliver heart rate monitoring 24/7. Continue reading “Fitbit introduces Surge smartwatch, Charge and Charge HR fitness bands”
Users of Windows Phone devices have long been left out of the fitness bands and wearables group due to lack of official applications on the platform. Earlier this year, Microsoft had claimed that it was working on changing that. With the Windows Phone 8.1 update, the mobile operating system got much improved bluetooth support including much needed Bluetooth LE support which is most important for low power wearables. Fitbit is the first company to take advantage of it. Continue reading “Fitbit comes to Windows Phone 8.1”