Fitbit’s latest wearable, dubbed the Fitbit Charge 3 has just landed in Malaysia with a host of the latest refinements for enhanced fitness and health tracking for multiple sporting activities including swimming, enhanced battery life, waterproofing and several fetching colours including a Special Edition variant.
The successor to the Fitbit Charge 2, the Fitbit Charge 3 brings a host of upgrades over its predecessor that include a sleeker looking watch case made of aerospace grade aluminium and a larger glass sheathed backlit touchscreen paired with a revamped user interface that lets you see your fitness analytics with just a swipe and a glance. Of note is that Fitbit Charge 3 is water resistant to 50 metres which means it will survive a dip in the pool without any detrimental effects.
Under the hood the Fitbit Charge 3 has the brand’s renowned PurePulse heart rate tracking sensor on the underside of the watch face. Other features that the Fitbit Charge 3 offers include female health tracking, calories burned, the ability to track your sleep quality or lack thereof and goal-based activity tracking ranging from swim tracking all the way to yoga and biking with up to 15 measurable fitness activities.
What is particularly interesting is that the Charge 3 can help you calm down with personalised breathing exercises based on your heart rate which ought to come in very handy. Like many wearables, the Fitbit Charge 3 has the ability to pair up with your Android or iOS phone to get notifications on the go. For now, you’re only able to offer quick replies via canned responses straight off the Charge 3 on Android devices though. In terms of battery life, the Fitbit Charge 3 has exceptional endurance with the ability to run for a week before needing a recharge.
The Fitbit Charge 3 will be available starting today nationwide in Malaysia for RM728 in your choice of a graphite aluminium case with a black strap or in blue gray with a rose gold aluminium case. You can also opt for a functionally identical but posher looking Fitbit Charge 3 Special Edition for RM838 which has a lavender hued woven strap paired with a rose gold watch case or white frost sport band with a graphite aluminium case. For more details swing by www.fitbit.com/charge3