Fitbit has unveiled a new fitness tracker. Called Fitbit Luxe, the new wearable is described as a “fashion-forward fitness and wellness tracker.'' The tracker features a design based on jewellery. As with any other Fitbit tracker, the Luxe also offers a large suite of features and metrics for users.
It’s as stylish as it is smart—introducing #FitbitLuxe, our most fashion-forward tracker yet with all the health & fitness essentials you need. Highlights below https://t.co/Aqg87KtqbL pic.twitter.com/erywKGuDRW— fitbit (@fitbit) April 19, 2021
The Luxe features a range of features designed around stress management. In fact, the device offers a Stress Management Score that includes information about the user’s exertion, sleep patterns and responsiveness. Fitbit Premium members also get access to a number of workouts designed around reducing stress. They will also get nearly 200 mindful sessions from brands like Aaptiv, Aura, Breethe and Ten Percent Happier to help manage stress.
As far as the other features go, the Luxe offers tracking for up to 20 activities, 24/7 heart rate, sleep tracking, swim tracking and more. It can also track skin temperature variation. Fitbit notes that the watch will soon get the ability to track blood oxygen saturation levels (SpO2). The aforementioned 20 activities that the device can track include golf, pilates and spinning. It can also track biking and hiking. However, it should be noted that, unlike the Fitbit Charge 4, the device does not come with a built-in GPS. but it does offer a connected GPS via a smartphone.
In terms of hardware, the Fitbit Luxe sports a colour OLED touch screen and offers a range of convenience features like alarms, stopwatch, call notifications and more. It also offers Female Health Tracking, a feature that was introduced with the Ionic and Versa. The Luxe is said to offer a battery life of five days.
The Fitbit Luxe is priced at Rs 10,999 and will be available worldwide this spring. The company had not yet provided an exact date of the launch yet. Buyers will also get a six-month trial of Fitbit Premium, after which, the service will be available for Rs 99 a month or Rs 999 for a year. Fitbit Premium supports 18 languages and is available in 175 countries.
Besides this, there is also a special edition of the device called the Gorjana for Fitbit Luxe Special Edition. This device will be available globally this spring, but Indian availability is only listed as ‘soon’. This version of the wearable is priced at Rs 17,999.