At the MWC 2015 expo, HTC unveiled its new fitness tracker the HTC Grip. This fitness tracker has been primarily designed keeping the fitness enthusiasts and athletes in mind. HTC Grip comes with the sports expertise of Under Armour. This new fitness wearable from HTC is powered with the UA Record platform wherein the sensor help athletes track out the workout performance and fitness patterns.
The HTC Grip is waterproof and its design pattern is nice enough to follow your wrist pattern. The fitness tracker has got a 1.8 inch curved AMOLED display showing up notifications, time and distance. The wearable has battery life of 100mAh which would last for five complete hours when the GPS is turned on. When the GPS is off, it can last for a period of two-and-a-half days on single charge.
The good thing is that the HTC Grip is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. The fitness tracker would be available in North American markets in two color options of Lime and Deep Teal. The pricing for the wearable is said to be around $199. Check out the images of the wearable below.
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Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei has unveiled its new smartband with LTE connectivity. The smartband would be supporting its own 4.5G network and is said to be commercially rolling out next year. The smartband is designed to measure the person’s heart rate and fitness level. The smartband has a 1.4inch OLED screen and comes with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity. It is even dust and water resistant. The smartband is said to include LTE-M chip made by Neul.
The 4.5G LTE network will be capable of having high data speeds up to 1GB/sec and would even enable VR and guide Drones. According to Huawei, “4.5G supports up to 100K per cell connections via LTE-M, 100 times that of 4G. LTE-M also provides better coverage. Receivers require just 1/100th of the signal of existing 2G system, 20dB gain, using low-power terminals.”
We can expect the smartband to be seen at the MWC 2015 event next week.
Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has last week launched its new fitness wearable device Mi Band at an unimaginable lower price of just roughly $12. This would be the price in the hometown of-course and might cost a bit more in the global market which too would still keep it to be very low.
The new Mi Band from Xiaomi will be able to monitor your fitness and even track your movements in sleep through its built-in accelerometer. This smart wearable from Xiaomi can even act as your alarm clock and would be equipped with an power efficient Bluetooth chip which could keep the wearable performing for nearly 30 days on full-charge.
In addition to acting as a fitness tracker, the Xiaomi Mi Band could even be used to unlock your handset without passwords, pins and knock codes, just by detecting the proximity which becomes an added bonus. The built of Mi Band consists of a “micro laser perforated” aluminum plate format that comes with variety of colorful and stylish wrist bands.