Fitbit's low-profile Alta tracker is up for preorders
FitBit introduced on Wednesday that its latest health tracker, the Alta, is now out there for preorder. In contrast to the just lately introduced mid-degree Blaze (which we weren’t too impressed with) or prime-finish Surge — each of which function giant shows — the Alta is designed to discreetly monitor your exercise.
That is to not say it is missing in options. Actually, the Alta shares most of the similar features because the Blaze together with FitBit’s SmartTracker, which routinely detects and data your train and sleep routines; Weekly Objectives via the FitBit app and message notifications by way of a Bluetooth connection.
Plus, just like the Blaze, the Alta shall be modular with eight swappable strap choices: 4 “basic” rubberized bands at $30 a pop, three $60 leather-based bands and a $one hundred chrome steel bangle (above). The Alta itself will retail for $one hundred thirty. In the event you do not need to purchase direct from FitBit, you’ll preorder it beginning tomorrow from Amazon, Greatest Purchase, Brookstone, Dick’s Sporting Items, Nordstrom, REI, Goal, The Sports activities Authority, Verizon and Walmart.
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