Fitbit Ace 3 has been released and is intended for ages six and up. The fitness band is the first product to be launched after Google closed its Fitbit acquisition agreement in January of this year for $ 2.1 billion (approximately Rs 15,320 crore). The Fitbit Ace 3 comes with a PMOLED touchscreen and offers up to eight days of battery life on a single charge. The tracker is also water resistant to 50 meters, making it suitable for light swimming sessions. In addition to tracking activities throughout the day, the Ace 3 also provides movement reminders.
Fitbit Ace 3 price, availability
Fitbit Ace 3 costs $ 99.95 (about Rs. 7,300) in the US It comes with a silicone strap and an adjustable clasp. The fitness band is offered in two colors: Black / Sport Red and Cosmic Blue / Astro Green.
Fitbit announced its release in a blog post on Tuesday, saying it will also be bringing two special bands based on the Minions characters from the Despicable Me movie franchise. These new tires are available in the colors Despicable Blue and Mischief Black. Customers can purchase tires individually for $ 29.95 (approximately Rs. 2,200).
Fitbit Ace 3 is currently available for pre-order from the official Fitbit website. Shipping will begin worldwide from March 15.
Fitbit Ace 3 Specifications and Features
Fitbit Ace 3 is designed to make fitness activities more fun for kids, with more similar motivational challenges and features. The fitness band offers all-day activity tracking that shows parents the detailed actions of their children. It also shows animated watch faces and rewards kids with virtual fitness performance badges. It also comes with sleep tracking, bedtime reminders and silent alarms.
The new fitness band from the company owned by Google includes a PMOLED touchscreen that sits inside the adjustable silicone band. It comes with a LiPo battery that takes two hours to fully charge and offers up to eight days of use depending on how intensively it is used.
For connectivity, Fitbit Ace 3 comes with support for Bluetooth v4.2. In terms of storage, the handheld keeps motion data from minute to minute for seven days and stores daily totals for more than 30 days. As mentioned, the fitness band is resistant to swimming, with a water resistance of up to 50 meters.
Interestingly, Fitbit notes that the Ace 3 “includes sensors for heart rate tracking; they’re turned off and won’t turn on.” Gadgets 360 approached the company to clarify the reason for the deactivation. To this the company replied:
The wearable device can be synced with the Fitbit app on Android (OS 7.0 or higher) and iOS (version 12.2 or higher).