Fitbit has unveiled its next generation of wearable devices, including the Sense 2 and Versa 4 smartwatches and the Inspire 3 fitness tracker.
The Sense 2 (RRP €299.95) has a battery life of multiple days and its Body Response sensor tracks continuous electrodermal activity (cEDA), heart rate, heart rate variability and skin temperature for stress management.
Following a Body Response notification, Sense 2 will recommend different stress management techniques (guided breathing, mindfulness, etc) and through a technique that turns metal into vapour, Fitbit has incorporate the metal electrodes in the sensors into the Sense 2 display.
The more fitness-focused Versa 4 (RRP €229.95) has more than 40 exercise modes, including HIIT, weightlifting, CrossFit and dance, plus real-time stats, built-in GPS.
Fitbit Premium users can also benefit from over 1,000 workouts and mindfulness sessions, Daily Readiness Score and Sleep Profile. All devices come with a free six-month subscription to Fitbit premium
Both the Sense 2 and the Versa 4 are installed with Fitbit OS but are compatible with iOS and Android and have been designed to be thinner and lighter than previous generations.
The button, last featured on the Versa 2, has also returned, and smart features included extended app and text notifications, glanceable alerts, smart replies (Android only) and more. There are also plans for Google Maps and Wallet accessibility.
The Inspire 3 (RRP €99.95) is a more easy-to-use, entry-level device with 10 days of battery life that with a rich colour display that tracks your most important fitness metrics at an affordable price point.
Google-owned Fitbit also announced that it is bringing a new heart health feature to Ireland, Irregular Heart Rhythm Notifications, following CE Mark approval.
The company's ECG app and PPG (photoplethysmography) algorithm passively assesses heart rhythm while still or sleeping and will notify your of any signs of atrial fibrilation that you can flag with your doctor.
Sense 2 and Versa 4 are both available to pre-order now and will be shipped by 29 September. Inspire 3 is also available to pre-order and will be shipped by 15 September.
Photo: Fitbit Versa 4.