Fitbit New Luxe fitness tracker brings luxury style and AMOLED display
Fitbit has unveiled its new Fitbit Luxe – a stylish fitness tracker aimed at women (predominantly), which brings an AMOLED screen to the band design interestingly.
Fitbit’s latest band-style wearables have been centered around delivering value (Fitbit Inspire 2) or offering more tech (Fitbit Charge 4) – however the Luxe is certainly intended to convey a superior looking, more wearable gadget.
While they have been enormous fanatics of those two gadgets, the screen tech has been a reason for criticism. When the likes of the Amazfit Band 5 and Xiaomi Mi Band 6 can deliver seven days of battery existence with glorious AMOLED displays, they have genuinely put the monochrome Fitbit screens the shade.
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Be that as it may, this is a aggressive comeback by Fitbit, offering most of its top features and premium materials and specs for $149.99.
The Luxe boasts the same AMOLED display as the Versa 3 and Sense. It actually figures out how to convey similar 5 days of battery life as the rest of its line up.
In any case, it’s a lot more modest than you’ll discover on the Mi Band 6. It’s a 124×206 pixel display with a 326 PPI thickness – and measures 0.76-inch. The Mi Band 6 increased to a 1.56″ display, so the Luxe is similarly tiny. That is useful for wearability, yet they will be interested to see how touchscreen control works, as there are no physical buttons.
What’s more, it’s not simply the screen getting the luxe treatment. The Fitbit Luxe case is produced using stainless steel, so it’s a major visual and quality step up from the rest of the Fitbit tracker line up. The Luxe comes in white, black and orchid (pink) and there’s a special edition Fitbit Luxe Gorjana with gold link bracelet available for $199.99
What’s more, in the engine are a hood are many of the best features of the Fitbit Sense.
It’s water resistant to 50m, and will track swimming in the pool. You can adjust your Fitbit to the size of the pool for accurate tracking of lengths.
Furthermore, stress detection is coming over from the Fitbit Sense, and the stress score will be part for the mix. Notwithstanding, there’s no EDA sensor on the Fitbit Luxe, which permits clients to check pressure reaction utilizing electrodermal activity.
There’s additionally no GPS on board (in spite of the fact that you can utilize connected GPS from a combined cell phone) and it likewise supports the new Active Zone Minutes metric, that rewards you for time spent at higher heart rates. There are 20 built in exercise modes, and it will auto track workouts as well.
The Fitbit Luxe is shipping with six months of Fitbit Premium, and that implies the Luxe can get to all the joys of the Fitbit application – from advanced sleep monitoring, guided workouts and mindfulness including the Deepak Chopra content and manual blood glucose tracking.
The Luxe accompanies a top-end price tag: it’s set to cost $149.99 putting it close by the Charge 4. It’s scheduled to launch in “Spring 2021”. For those interested in style over GPS, it’s a no brainer.