Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News - 24-10-2019
Fitbit has announced that the Versa 2 the next generation of its best-selling smartwatch will be available at major retail stores at the end-October / beginning November.
The latest edition to the smartwatch delivers a new precision-crafted swim proof design, includes innovative sleep features like Sleep Score and smart wake, and is packed with even advanced health, fitness and smart features to elevate every moment.
Versa 2 debuts an on-device microphone, which enables voice to text (Android phones only), along with a Spotify app that allows users to control their music and podcasts, and Fitbit Pay.
Coupled with even faster performance, thousands of apps and clock faces and a brighter, crisper display with an optional always-on mode Versa 2 now has 5+ days battery life.
Some of the features on the Versa 2 includes Sleep Score, which allows users to receive a nightly score within the Fitbit app for better insight into their sleep quality. The score is based on heart rate (sleeping and resting), restlessness, time awake and Sleep Stages.
Versa 2 comes with even more features, like Fitbit Pay, so users can make easy and secure wallet -free payments at retailers with contactless payment functionalities.
Fitbit is also bringing the Spotify app experience to Versa 2, allowing Spotify Premium subscribers to control music and podcasts so you can find all-day motivation directly from your wrist.
Versa 2 is also powered by a faster processor compared to Versa for better performance including a larger AMOLED display and an optional always-on display mode, which boasts a 2+ day’s battery life so you can easily check the time and see your stats during a workout without lifting your wrist or pressing a button.
There are also a wide variety of new accessories and bands for the Versa 2, featuring new colours, materials, and styles,
Versa 2 will retail for R3, 999 while the Versa 2 Special Edition will be available for R4, 999.
Fitbit also announced Fitbit Premium, a paid subscription service in the Fitbit app. A free trial of Fitbit Premium will be available on the Versa 2 Special Edition.
Additionally, Fitbit announced Fitbit Aria Air, an affordable Bluetooth smart scale. This will be available locally in November for R1, 099 at select retailers