Erstwhile wearable marketplace chief Fitbit flew deep below the radar at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, proving all over again it has not anything on the most recent Apple Watch technology. However, a minimum of the health tracker veteran continues to be seeking to stay smartwatches afloat, (timidly) catering to sports activities nuts who don’t need to be constrained to the iOS ecosystem.
If the Ionic feels too wealthy to your blood, and the Blaze too outdated or unimaginative, Fitbit has a brand new “mass attraction” smartwatch within the pipeline, reportedly named Versa. Rendered for the primary time simply ultimate week in a variety of paint jobs, with a variety of snazzy bands and revealing main points, the Fitbit OS-powered wearable will get an extra promo symbol (ev-) leaked these days.
Evan Blass principally units the aforementioned identify in stone, whilst Wearable’s well-connected assets verify Versa’s DNA ties with the $200 Blaze “good health watch.” Just like the budget-friendly instrument it goals to exchange, the Fitbit Versa is predicted to lack standalone GPS toughen, which must permit it to focus on an overly identical value level.
Water resistance will probably be bumped as much as a complete 50 meters, that means you’ll be capable to take this unhealthy boy with you for a pleasing, lengthy swim. The design is… no longer nice, however, girls might recognize the smaller dimension of the Versa case in comparison to the Ionic, in addition to the intensive number of strap dimensions, colors and kinds. Oh, and a SpO2 sensor will probably be onboard to trace sleep apnea… in the end. No phrase on a unlock date, although.