The new Fitbit Versa smartwatch is now available globally and in Singapore at S$318, with accessories ranging from S$50 – S$140. Includes female health tracking and quick replies to mobile Android device messages (from May).
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Versa is Fitbit’s lightest smartwatch, featuring a modern design, advanced health and fitness features, 4+ day battery life, smart features and cross platform compatibility.
Beginning in May, these new Fitbit features will be available:
“We’re thrilled for consumers around the world to experience Versa, a beautifully designed smartwatch for all with advanced health and fitness features, access to our large global social network and smart features people find most useful at an approachable price. We believe Versa is a smartwatch that will have mass appeal, attracting new audiences and helping us capture a previously untapped segment of users in this growing wearables category,” said James Park, co-founder and CEO of Fitbit.
Android mobile device users can respond to messages on the go using Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Ionic smartwatches.
Create and send up to five custom pre-populated quick replies of 60 characters or less to text messages and messenger apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
Female health tracking
Available to all adult users who identify as female in the Fitbit app to track their menstrual cycle and symptoms.
Makes it easier to manage their cycle with a more complete picture of health and fitness data all in one place.
Versa and Ionic users will also be able to view female health tracking information on-device.
More details below from the press release.
Powered by Fitbit OS 2.0, Versa makes your daily and weekly health and fitness data even more accessible on the go with a redesigned dashboard, which delivers action-oriented motivational messages, tips and tricks and support to help you stay on track to reach your goals.
Fitbit Versa is available today at retailers including Axtro Sports, Best Denki, Challenger, Courts, Harvey Norman, Metro, e-Gadgets and Lazada. The device is also available for sale on Fitbit.com and at major online retailers.
Advanced health and fitness features include personalized on-device workouts with Fitbit Coach, enhanced 24/7 PurePulse® heart rate tracking, 15+ exercise modes including automatic SmartTrack™ swim tracking with water resistance up to 50 meters, and automatic sleep stages tracking.
The Fitbit Versa sells for $318 in black with a black aluminum case, gray with a silver aluminum case, or peach with a rose gold aluminum case. Fitbit Versa Special Edition is available for S$358 in a lavender woven band with rose gold aluminum case or charcoal woven band with graphite aluminum case, both with an extra black classic band.
In addition to new quick replies for Android users, smart features you need include: app, calendar, call and text smartphone notifications; access to Fitbit’s growing App Gallery now with more than 650 popular brand, developer and Fitbit Labs appsiv, and customizable clock faces.
Also included are wallet-free payments via Fitbit Pay, supported by more than 60 banks and card issuers in 15 countries, as well as on-device music for more motivation with access to Deezer,v and personal music playlists.
To help the whole family become active together, Fitbit will be releasing its first activity tracker for kids, Fitbit Ace, in Q2 2018.
All of these features come with 4+ days battery life, and like all Fitbit devices, Versa is compatible across Android, iOS and Windows devices.