The most expensive consumer fitness tracker going on sale this year is a fancy wristwatch — not a smartwatch — and it will cost $450. The Withings Activité went up for pre-order on Friday, and it will ship by the “end of November.”
You won’t find a screen on the Swiss-made Withings Activité, which is powered by a watch battery and doesn’t require daily charging (its timekeeping mechanism is quartz-based.) Instead, under its minimalist analog face, you’ll find an accelerometer and Bluetooth. The Activité can track calories, steps, running workouts, and sleep. It’s even waterproof, and Withings hopes to add a swimming workout mode soon. All that data can be synced with the Withings Health Mate app. Unfortunately, the Activité can only sync with the iOS at the moment and not the version of the app on Google Play.
The [company]Withings[/company] Activité also has a few nifty non-fitness tracking features, like the ability to automatically…
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