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Fitbit launches Versa 2 smartwatch with Alexa support + optional Fitbit subscription service

Fitbit’s latest smartwatch is a $200 model with support for voice controls, courtesy of Amazon Alexa. The Fitbit Versa 2 is up for pre-order today and it should begin shipping in September. There’s also a $230 Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition model that features a woven wristband and comes with a 3-month free trial to […]

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Fitbit unveils $150 Charge 3 fitness tracker with touchscreen display, swim tracking

Fitbit may have gotten into the smartwatch space in recent years, but the company is still best known for its fitness trackers, and today Fitbit is introducing an update to its top-of-the-line Fitbit Charge series. The Fitbit Charge 3 is coming in October and goes up for pre-order starting today for $150 and up. At […]

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Asus VivoWatch BP is a wearable fitness tracker & blood pressure monitor

The latest wearable from Asus isn’t an Android Wear smartwatch… but it is something you wear on a wrist. The Asus VivoWatch BP is set to become one of the first wearable fitness trackers with a built-in blood pressure monitor. It looks more like a medical device than a sleek watch, but if you suffer […]

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Garmin’s latest wearables include smartwatch with Garmin Pay, fitness tracker with watch hands, digital faces

Garmin is launching three new wearables with fitness-tracking features at the IFA show in Berlin this week. The most basic is the Vivosport, a $200 wristband-style device with a touchscreen display. The Vivomove HR is a more stylish device that the company describes as a touchscreen hybrid smartwatch thanks to a combination of a digital […]

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Fitbit Ionic is the first smartwatch from the leader in fitness trackers

Fitbit has been one of the leading companies in the wearable space thanks to its line of popular fitness trackers. But with activity tracking features baked into multi-purpose devices like the Apple Watch, Samsung Gear line of products, and smartwatches running Google’s Android Wear, Fitbit’s been under pressure to launch its own smartwatch After acquiring […]

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Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro is a swim-ready activity tracker

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 isn’t the company’s only new product making its debut today. The company is also launching an upgraded version of its Fit 2 activity tracker. The new model is called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, and it’s ready for the swimming pool, thanks to water resistance that can handle depths of up […]

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Garmin’s next Vivoactive fitness tracker looks like a watch (leaks)

Garmin’s VivoFit and Vivoactive line of activity trackers doesn’t get as much as rival products from companies like Fitbit. But Garmin has the advantage of a long history of making products for runners, including the company’s line of popular GPS watches. And it looks like the company may be bringing that expertise to bear for […]

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Fitness tracker maker Jawbone is closing up shop

Jawbone was one of the early players in the wearable fitness tracker space that’s now largely dominated by Fitbit. But as consumers interested in activity tracking increasingly turn to multi-function devices like smartwatches, Fitbit is reportedly struggling to bring its first smartwatch to market, and Jawbone… is giving up. The Information reported today that Jawbone […]

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Meizu Band is a $33 fitness tracker with an OLED display

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu entered the wearable space earlier this year with the launch of the Meizu Mix analog watch with activity tracking and notification features. Now the company has unveiled a new low-cost fitness tracker that you wear around your wrist. The Meizu Band is a waterproof bracelet with an OLED display and step […]