It seems that Apple Watch does not stop rivals. Some times ago we talked about the Amazfit GTS, now there is a new smartwatch that wants to stand up to Apple's smartwatch. For this, the manufacturer specializing in wearables finishes its new watch called Fitbit Versa 2.
It was an open secret that Fitbit worked on a new alternative to Apple Watch. And now, the American firm has officially presented its new smartwatch, which stands out for several reasons. On the one hand, we have a novel design that reminds us of the clock of the manufacturer based in Cupertino.
And on the other hand, a large number of features that this Fitbit Versa 2 has, to be a product that will meet the needs of any user. The best? Its attractive price: it will not exceed 230 euros.
Voice assistant, water resistance and more details of the Fitbit Versa 2
In terms of design, we find a model that stands out for having a box made of anodized aluminum, to offer a really premium look. How could it be otherwise, the Fitbit Versa 2 comes with water resistance (it is submersible up to 50 meters), in addition to having rounded corners and curved box to offer a pleasant and modern look.
On the other hand, there is a Special Edition Fitbit Versa 2 that has a strap made of high-quality textile, in addition to Jackquard print in navy blue and pink, in addition to a box in pink aluminum, or fog gray. The conventional model will have a strap made of rubber, ideal so that sweat is not a problem when we play sports.
If the design of this rival of the Apple Watch seems attractive, when you see the possibilities offered by the different features of the Fitbit Versa 2, you will fall in love with this smartwatch.
For starters, it has a large AMOLED screen to offer great visibility and crisp and vivid colors. In addition, it has an always active mode, so that we can use it as a traditional clock. And eye, that with this mode activated the battery of the Fitbit Versa 2 exceeds two days of use.
The functionalities, the key point of this Apple Watch rival
But, the strong point of this model comes with the different tools that Fitbit Versa 2 has, to make a difference with respect to its rivals. To start, your sleep mode will be in charge of monitoring your rest times. In addition, through the Fitbit app, you can see how you have rested.
To do this, they have incorporated a scoring system that is based on sleeping and resting heart rate. Following the news that comes to Fitbit Versa 2, to make things easier for you when you wake up, arrive with the “Smart Wake” function. An intelligent alarm clock that is responsible for waking us at the optimal time of the sleep cycle. Yes, through machine learning, you will end up knowing when is the best time for us to get more clear.
On the other hand, we will have a night mode that will deactivate the screen and silence notifications. Ideal to sleep more peacefully, or be aware of that important meeting. And the oximeter could not be missing, a more important element in devices of this type. Will it reach Apple Watch 5?
It is an obvious fact that voice assistants are here to stay, and this new Apple Watch rival has taken it into account. For this reason, the Fitbit Versa 2 arrives with Alexa incorporated. Thanks to a microphone located in its box, we can use the Amazon assistant to request certain actions through voice commands.
And yes, basic applications like Spotify will be available natively on this smartwatch that, as it could not be otherwise, will allow us to see all the notifications that arrive on the phone. Regarding the price and release date of the Fitbit Versa 2, say that the manufacturer's new smartwatch will reach the market at a price of 199.95 euros for the traditional version, and 229.95 for the Special Edition model. In addition, as of September 15, we can buy this alternative to the Apple Watch through the usual sales channels.
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On the other hand, in addition to the Fitbit Versa 2, the manufacturer has presented its new smart scale. A device that synchronizes with our phone through its Bluetooth connectivity, so that we don't lose detail about the weight we have. And not only that, since it also establishes exercise plans to remove those extra kilos, being able to store diets and food intake. Its price? 59.95 euros.