In the latest OS update, all the new Fitbit features coming to the Sense and Versa 3
The most recent software update brings Google Assistant help to Fitbit’s freshest smartwatches alongside text transcription and the capacity to answer calls.
In the event that you have a Fitbit Sense or Versa 3, you have a couple of new highlights to explore on your smartwatch. With the update to Fitbit OS 5.1, you’ll currently have the alternative to utilize Google Assistant as your Fitbit’s voice aide rather than Amazon’s Alexa, which has been accessible on the watches since dispatch.
The update will likewise permit you to accept approaches the watch when your telephone is close by, direct content answers from your wrist (Android just) and access more health information while you sleep.
The update to OS 5.1 comes simply a month after its last software update, which enacted the underlying electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) on the Fitbit Sense in the US, some European nations and Hong Kong.
Fitbit dispatched two new smartwatches in 2020: The top of the line Sense with cutting edge wellbeing following highlights including ECG, stress identification and temperature following; and the Versa 3, a continuation of the Versa line with configuration overhauls and built-in GPS.
Here’s everything else that is remembered for the update:
- Blood oxygen readings will naturally be tracked as you sleep. Already this information was just accessible the following morning in the event that you chose a particular SpO2 watch face the prior night. In the event that you like to see the readings on your wrist, there will be seven new SpO2 faces to choose in the App Gallery before the year’s over.
- Pick among Alexa and the Google Assistant on your wrist. Switch by heading off to the Fitbit application and finding the Voice Assistant choice inside your smartwatch model in the record tab. In the event that you pick the Google Assistant, you’ll have to sign in to your Google account.
- Alexa will currently talk reactions back to you. Beforehand, Alexa would simply show reactions on the screen.
The update began turning out in the US a week ago. Unfortunately, more established Fitbit models, for example, the Versa 2 and Ionic won’t get the OS 5.1 update.
Having the option to accept fast approaches your wrist and react to messages with your voice makes the fresher Fitbits more serious with any semblance of the Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch SE and Galaxy Watch 3. We’ll be updating our survey of the Fitbit Sense whenever we’ve gotten an opportunity to try out the new highlights.