Fitbit has introduced the latest addition to its line of health trackers, the ‘Fitbit Luxe.’ The gadget brings a novel new fashion to Fitbit’s, providing a “chic bracelet design” with a color touchscreen, as much as 5 days battery life and extra.
The health tracker options among the similar tech out there in Fitbit’s different units, corresponding to automated exercise monitoring and sleep monitoring. Fitbit additionally highlighted stress administration options, which have been an enormous push with the corporate’s latest Sense smartwatch.
Alongside Luxe, Fitbit introduced that it could make its stress instruments out there to all its heart-rate enabled units. That means all customers with eligible Fitbit units can view their Stress Management Score to get a each day evaluation of their physique’s means to deal with stress based mostly on issues like exercise stage, sleep and coronary heart price.
On prime of that, Fitbit factors out that Premium subscribers can get detailed breakdowns of their Stress Management Score, which incorporates details about their exertion, sleep patterns and responsiveness. Plus, Premium subscribers can entry exercises and mindfulness periods from a number of sources, together with Deepak Chopra.
Luxe customers will be capable of faucet into Fitbit’s Health Metrics dashboard, which tracks respiratory price, coronary heart price variability (HRV), resting coronary heart price, pores and skin temperature variation and, coming quickly, oxygen saturation (SpO2).
Overall, the gadget looks like a combination between Fitbit’s Charge trackers and its new Sense smartwatch, borrowing among the latter’s latest options and placing them right into a extra trendy Charge-like tracker. It’s a neat choice, nevertheless it stays to be seen if Fitbit tracker followers are keen to pay the additional price for fashion and stress monitoring.
Luxe will retail for $199.95 CAD and include six months of Fitbit Premium. It’s available for pre-order now with “worldwide availability” coming within the spring. Further, Fitbit says it’ll have a Luxe Special Edition out there in June for $249.95 (pre-orders for the Special Edition are additionally out there now). That pricing makes the Luxe $30 greater than the Fitbit Charge 4 and the Luxe Special version is $60 extra the Charge 4 Special Edition. However, the Luxe can be $200 cheaper than the Fitbit Sense, making it a wonderful low-cost choice for individuals who need Sense-like options with out the total smartwatch expertise.