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Fitbit Ionic Fitness Smartwatch With Swim Tracking Announced

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Fitbit has announced its first smartwatch with heart rate sensor; Fitbit Ionic Fitness Smartwatch. Well, the Ionic does include a whole bunch of new features, which includes a new relative SpO2 sensor, GPS, on-device dynamic workouts and so on.

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Fitbit Ionic Fitness Smartwatch

The Fitbit Ionic Fitness Smartwatch comes with a water resistance up to 50 meters, swim tracking, onboard music, contact-less payments with Fitbit Pay and can stay alive with 4 days of battery life.

Fitbit Ionic FitnessIn addition to that, Fitbit has also introduced new premium guidance and coaching paid offering that is designed to analyze Fitbit data and activity level to deliver custom workout programs and other tailored specific goals.


Fitbit has rebranded its Coach app as Fitstar Personal Trainer app, which combines popular dynamic video workouts with new Audio Coaching sessions (will be available in 2018). It will be available on Android, iOS and even on Windows devices, this Fall 2017 with an introductory pricing of $7.99 per month or $39.99 per year.

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Fitbit Ionic Features And Specifications

Fitbit Ionic Fitness

  • 1.42 inch (348 x 250 pixels) Touchscreen Color LCD Display
  • 2.5GB Storage Or Download From Pandora stations
  • Water Resistant To 50 meters
  • Run Detect Feature With GPS Tracking
  • PurePulse Heart Rate Tracking
  • Relative SpO2 Sensor For Estimating Blood Oxygen Levels
  • Swim Tracking Offers Real-Time Laps, Exercise Duration, And Calories Burned.
  • Sensors: 3-Axis Accelerometer, 3-Axis Gyroscope, Optical Heart Rate Monitor
    Altimeter, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Fitbit Pay (Offers American Express Cards, Mastercard, and Visa Cards)
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC For Payments
  • Supports iPhone (4S+) And Android (4.4+)
  • Battery Life Of 4+ Days With Normal Use, GPS Battery Life Up To 10 Hours

The Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch comes in Blue Gray band with Silver Gray case, Slate Blue band with Burnt Orange case and Charcoal band with Smoke Gray case in small and large sizes and is priced at $299.95 (roughly Rs 19,130 approx). It is available for order in several countries and will ship worldwide beginning October 2017.

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