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Fitbit’s “take 2” on the Smartwatch – Fitbit Versa

Fitbit Versa

Fitbit Ionic (check out Craving Tech’s review on Fitbit Ionic) was Fitbit’s first full-blown smartwatch. It comes with the whole apps and mobile OS and even its own payment system, Fitbit Pay.

I wasn’t a total fan of the “square-y” design, though I know some who actually love it. Needless to say, Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch, Fitbit Versa has a much more elegant and intuitive design that I’d love to eyes on and wear every day.

Fitbit Versa’s design is definitely more modern and it comes with a more affordable price compared to Fitbit Ionic (which seems to be more reserved to Fitbit hardcore fans). This time, Fibit Versa will retail at AU$299.95 and available in April 2018 (less than a month more, boys and girls).

It will be fitted with Fitbit OS 2.0 which gives better performance compared to the original Fitbit OS when Ionic came out, a quick-reply messaging feature if you are on an Android phone, on-device music so you can listen to your favourite tunes while you run about, and comes with around 4 days of battery life.

Accessories are also available for your Fitbit Versa including Classic, Horween Leather, Stainless steel, Designer collection bands, and a Fitbit Versa Special Edition.

Fitbit Versa Accessories

And of course, being a Fitbit, the Versa will be packed with Fitbit’s signature health tracking features. However, there is a new Female Health tracking feature available on-device to help women track their menstrual cycle, view holistic health data, and better understand connections to the overall health.

Fitbit_App_iOS_PR_Female_Health_Logging_preview

Here are the full overview on Fitbit’s new female health tracking:

  • Ability to log menstrual cycle data, symptoms.
  • See dynamic cycle predictions of where you are in the cycle and when to expect your period with Fitbit’s new algorithm.
  • View holistic data in one place to see the connections between your menstrual cycle and your other stats (activity and sleep data) in the Fitbit app.
  • Period 101 Guide.
  • Connect with other women through the Group discussions.
  • Personalised insights and guidance.

Fitbit Versa Woman Health

The feature will also be available to all Fitbit app users in May 2018.

Fitbit Versa is available for pre-sale today and selected retailers tomorrow for AU$299.95, with the Versa Special Edition for AU$349.95.

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