The Charge 3 comes in at $149.95 for the standard edition, while the Special Edition with Fitbit Pay arrives at $169.95. The device is completely swimproof and comes with a series of new health and fitness features including a relative SpO2 sensor that estimates changes in blood oxygen levels to track new health indicators, like sleep apnea.
Charge 3 is built using an aerospace grade aluminum case and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display for a slimmer, modern silhouette and increased. The Charge 3 will allow users to track their menstrual cycle by having the wearer log their periods, giving women the ability stay on top of health issues that may arise.
Fitbit has launched its Charge 3 fitness tracker, which features the company's most advanced sensor and algorithm technology in a tracker, the company said. The update's larger and brighter OLED screen isn't far behind many smartwatches, either, and some models include the wireless payment feature from Fitbit's smartwatches. "Notably, it" is the first in the Charge lineup to have a touchscreen. The reason for this, according to the company, is because it saves battery on the Charge 3 to help it get the to seven days of operation on a single charge.
Like the Fitbit Versa, the Fitbit Charge 3 also has deeper fitness tacking capabilities, like automatic exercise recognition and auto stop, which will pause your run while you wait at a stop light.
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The Charge 3 is available to pre-order online for £130 and will be in stores in October.
Part of what apparently helped inform Fitbit's design and feature choices it made for the Charge 3 is internal research data showing that of adult consumers who bought a wearable in the past year, 42 percent wanted a tracker compared to 36 percent in search of a smartwatch.
There's an inductive button on the side of the Charge 3.
The new Charge 3 will ship with two different configurations. The company is including extra features such as Fitbit Pay for the Special Edition version, compatibility with iOS and Android, and even a few "popular brand apps". In addition to call, text, and calendar notifications, you can get app notifications.
For the device's goal-based exercise modes, you can set it for things like biking, swimming or running, plus giving yourself a goal for burning calories, distance or duration. But also because the hardcore runners that want Global Positioning System on-board are going to get the Ionic instead. For now, there are 2 colors available: black with a graphite aluminium case or blue gray with rose gold aluminium case.