Most health trackers are reasonably drab issues. Certain, there are some smartwatches that toe the road between expertise and vogue decently sufficient, however if you need a extra primary gadget that emphasizes the fitness-tracking side, there isn’t an excessive amount of to select from.
Fitbit is attempting to fill this hole with its new $150 Luxe tracker. As one may presume from the identify, it goals to be Fitbit’s most fashionable tracker but. It affords a svelte, polished design that, at a look, does look a bit nicer than most of Fitbit’s present lineup — although we’d need to see one in particular person to actually know.
On the very least, it’s Fitbit’s thinnest design but, created with an injection-molded design that the corporate claims is impressed by the method of making jewellery. It’s additionally being launched alongside a wide range of equipment, together with chain bracelets created in partnership with Gorjana, double wrap leather-based straps, and your common silicone bands in an assortment of colours.
There aren’t any buttons on board, so it’s operated utterly by touches and faucets. It options the standard assortment of sensors and monitoring performance for a contemporary Fitbit, together with coronary heart fee, sleep, SpO2(oxygen saturation), steps, and respiration fee. It can also create a cumulative ‘Stress Administration Rating’ relying on a wide range of the above variables.
There’s no GPS on board, however you may at all times hyperlink your cellphone for location information. The battery, in the meantime, is claimed to last as long as 5 days.
The Fitbit Luxe is accessible for pre-order now beginning at $149.95 will probably be accessible at Fitbit.com and retailers worldwide “this spring.”
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