Fitbit Ionic : the perfect Apple Watch alternative

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We all know about the Fitbit’s smart watches with compatibility for both iOS and Android. Those were cheap alternatives back in the days priced less than $150. The recently launched Fitbit Ionic is more of a premium offering with new tricks in the hand.

The device is now available via Amazon.com and Fitbit official website for $299 (INR 19,000). The device offers colour touch screen with 4 days battery backup from the single charge. Apart from this, the company has stepped up the game, now they have their own wireless payment service called Fitbit Pay. Users can now link their Visa, Master and Americal Express (both credit and debit cards) for the seamless wireless payments across the partnered merchants in the US. However, over the time the feature will be brought into other countries as well.

The device is now water resistance up to 50 meters and even offers heart rate measuring sensor. The Fitbit Ionic is now equipped with specially engineered SpO2 sensors, that can track oxygen levels in the blood with sleep monitoring. Like most of the fitness bands, the device offers pedometer to measure the distance or number of steps.

The device now offers built-in GPS for easy tracking and works with the maps app as well.

The device is priced slightly higher than the original Apple watch (entry level) that retails for $269 (15,000). One has to wait at least for few months before they make their debut in India (probably in early 2018).

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