We all know Fitbit for it’s promising fitness trackers / fitness smart watches currently there in the industry and here is the new Fitbit Sense continuing it’s legacy to be the best fitness smartwatch with range of advanced health sensors that can help track essential data to help users maintain a healthy lifestyle. With the price tag that’s ₹15,000 less than Apple Watch leaving Apple stressed.
The best part is the new Fitbit Sense offers almost a week of battery life and advanced health metrics and sensors for a ₹15,000 less than the cheapest Apple Watch Series 5. This is truly the most groundbreaking fitness wearable to date from Fitbit.
Fitbit says the recent COVID-19 outbreak has made it essential for people to take care of their physical and mental health. The company’s new fitness wearables also offer complimentary access to Fitbit Premium for 6 months. Fitbit will be relying on both sensors and its algorithms to offer users meaningful data to lead an overall healthier life.
Fitbit Sense is the company’s new flagship fitness wearable series smartwatches. The smartwatch comes with an EDA sensor which Fitbit claims is the first for any wearable that is used for stress management. The sensor can measure a user’s electrodermal activity responses just by placing the hand on the watch head, which is essentially checking for tiny electrical changes in the sweat levels of the skin. Sense comes with a large AMOLED display with an ambient light sensor.
Fitbit says it can use the data from the EDA sensor to offer relevant stress-related data that will help users manage their stress. The company is also introducing a new Stress Management Score that will tell users how their bodies respond to stress based on certain health metrics including activities, heart rate, and sleep patterns.
The new Fitbit Sense also comes with an ECG app that can help detect heart issues such as atrial fibrillation. The company claims its new PurePulse 2.0 technology, which uses the in-built heart rate sensor, is its most advanced heart rate technology yet. It will be able to inform the user when the heart rate gets too slow or too fast.
Besides, Fitbit Sense also comes with a new skin temperature sensor that can detect early signs of a fever or the start of a new menstrual cycle. The smartwatch will regularly detect skin temperature and keep a log of it. Fitbit Sense can also detect a user’s SpO2 levels during the day as well as at night. Fitbit claims it learned from a study on COVID-19 that some health metrics detected by Fitbit wearables, such as breathing rate and resting heart rate, can be used to detect early COVID-19 symptoms.
Price and Availability
Fitbit Sense is priced at Rs. 34,000. Fitbit Sense likely to be available in India in the fourth quarter of 2020.