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New Fitbit trackers-Charge, Charge HR, Surge (Updated 27/10/2014)

October 15, 2014

The prodigal son returns! After an absence due to the recalled Fitbit Force, Fitbit has returned with 3 new fitness trackers, offering goodies like caller IDs and heart rate monitoring. The new Fitbit trackers have been categorized strategically along a continuum from the everyday fitness to active fitness and those into performance fitness. The wait has been worth it. Let’s take a look at the details.

charge picture

The Fitbit Charge fitness trackers. The most basic of the 3 new trackers. From L to R: Black, slate, blue, burgundy.

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FITBIT CHARGE (RRP: $129.95)

  • Tracks steps, distance, calories burned, floor climbed and active minutes
  • Displays stats, time, caller ID when phone is nearby
  • Monitors sleep automatically
  • Silent vibrating alarm
  • Check your workout stats using Exercise Mode
  • Water resistant to 1 ATM
  • Up to 7 days battery life
  • Wireless syncing through Bluetooth 4.0
  • Surgical grade stainless steel clasp with OLED display
  • Available in small, large, extra-large
surge HR picture

The Fitbit Charge HR incorporates the PurePulse heart rate technology from Fitbit. From L to R: Black, plum, blue, tangerine.

FITBIT CHARGE HR (RRP: $149.95. Coming soon)

  • PurePulse continuous wrist based heart rate for better calorie tracking and cardio training
  • Tracks steps, distance, calories burned, floors climbed, active minutes and 24/7 heart rate
  • Displays time and caller ID (When phone is nearby)
  • Use MobileRun in the Fitbit app to see pace, distance, splits and routes
  • Monitors sleep automatically
  • Silent vibrating alarm
  • Water resistant to 1 ATM
  • Up to 5 days battery life
  • Wireless syncing through Bluetooth 4.0
  • Surgical grade stainless steel clasp with OLED display
  • Available in small, large, extra-large
surge pictures

The fitness super watch. Available in black, blue and tangerine.

FITBIT SURGE (RRP:$249.95. Coming soon)

  • Track heart rate, steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, floors climbed, sleep and active minutes
  • See call and text notifications on display when phone is nearby
  • Controls music right from your wrist via Bluetooth Classic
  • Multi-sport functionality tracks every aspect of your training from running, cross-training, hiking to cardio workouts and more
  • Monitors sleep automatically
  • Silent vibrating alarm
  • Touch screen enabled.
  • GPS
  • 3 axis accelerometer
  • 3 axis gyroscope
  • Digital compass
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Up to 5 days battery life
  • Water resistant to 5 ATM
  • Surgical grade stainless steel bucklewith Monochrome LCD with backlight
  • Available in small, large, extra-large

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