MANAMA: Fitbit has announced the Bahrain launch of Versa 2, the next generation of the smartwatch that doubles up as 24/7 health and wellness companion.
Versa 2 features a new precision-crafted swimproof design and includes innovative sleep features like Sleep Score and Smart Wake.
An on-device microphone debuting on the device enables voice to text, and a Spotify app allows users to control their music and podcasts.
Fitbit says the Versa 2 delivers faster performance, 5 days battery life and has thousands of apps and clock faces along with a brighter, crisper display with an optional always-on mode.
"At Fitbit, we believe that health belongs to everyone and that people should not be priced out of having access to devices and features that can help them improve their health. That's why we've designed Versa 2 to be a
premium, full-featured and easy-to-use smartwatch at an accessible price point," said James Park, co-founder and chief executive of Fitbit.
"Building on the success of our original best-selling Versa smartwatch, we believe the added value and innovation in Versa 2, with new features like, a Spotify app and advanced in-app and on-device sleep features, will bring more users into the smartwatch category, allowing them to unlock the benefits of better health."
Advanced health and fitness features on Versa 2 include: automatic activity tracking, PurePulse 24/7 heart rate tracking, 15+ goal-based exercise modes, connected GPS and water resistance up to 50 metres.
The Versa 2 is now available at Jarir Bookstore, Virgin, X-cite, Extra, Sports Podium, Fitness Needs, SACO, Saudi Duty Free, Namshi, Noon and Afaq (Amazon) for BD93.23 in black with a carbon case, petal with a copper
rose aluminum case, and stone with a mist grey case; with accessories starting at BD15.45.
Versa 2 Special Edition is available for BD103.60 in navy and pink with a copper rose aluminum case and smoke with a mist grey case.