Fitbit has announced two new fitness bands including Charge 2 and Flex 2, next generation Fitbit Charge 2 featuring a larger screen than the older generation and has the ability to replace the strap as well. While the Fitbit Flex 2 design is still simple, easy replaceable strap with unique accessory options. User can also wear it as a necklace thanks to its compact design.
Charge 2 is now features an enhanced exercise experience, new health and fitness tools, the smart notifications you need most, and a new design with a larger display and interchangeable bands that easily let you go from a workout to a night out.
It features OLED display for necessary information and while the strap width is equivalent to Charge HR. It can track all your workouts like runs, bike rides, weights, yoga and more. For optimal heart rate measurement features, beat-to-beat changes in your heart rate determine your personalized breathing rate for each experience, display real-time heart rate visualizations, animations and vibrational cues to help you align each inhale and exhale with the guide, and find moments of calm throughout your day.
To optimize the battery life up to 5 days, Fitbit Charge 2 connect with the GPS in your smartphone to provide even more precise and actionable real-time stats, like pace and distance when you’re running, while recording a map of your route in the app.
Fitbit Charge 2 pack with a classic fitness band in black, blue, plum or teal color options, and the Luxe premium leather bands in blush pink, brown and indigo variants, while the Special edition series in gunmetal and rose gold are on the way.
Fitbit Flex 2, on the other hand comes with a 6.8mm thick removable tracker fits in bands, and a simple LED display uses color-coded lights to show progress toward your daily goal, and keeps you connected with call and text notifications. Inside it has 3-axis acceleration sensor for tracking workouts such as walks, runs, rides, elliptical, sports, aerobic workouts, and now swims as well.
The most notable point of Flex 2 is also used as a fashion accessories which sold separately. It includes a metal Bangle in gold, rose gold and silver color options, while the stainless steel Pendant in gold and silver color variants. These accessories are aimed at women and equivalent price of Flex 2. Thus the user must spend up to $300 to get the all three products.
Fitbit Flex 2 pack with a black, lavender, magenta and navy color bands, while the fitness accessory bands in 7 colors such as black, blush pink, gray, lavender, magenta, navy and yellow are on the way.
Fitbit Charge 2 and Flex 2 Price and Availability
Charge 2 and Flex 2 will be up for pre-orders via Amazon.com soon, Fitbit Charge 2 is priced at $149.95 for the tracker and the Flex 2 is priced at $99.95.