Fitbit Fitbit enhances smartwatch experience with OS update Best heart rate tracking for Versa 2

Fitbit enhances smartwatch experience with OS update Best heart rate tracking for Versa 2
The new FitbitOS 4.1 update offers a full-on-screen mode for Versa 2, providing innovative sleep tools such as smart wake and other features Versa 2’s new advanced heart rate algorithm uses machine learning for best heart rate tracking
November 13, 2019 San Francisco-Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) today announced a new software update that has made progress in the popular smartwatch. With the release of OS 4.1 for smartwatches, new sleep and superior features can be delivered directly from the wrist. Fitbit Versa 2 boasts a new advanced heart rate algorithm with a variety of always-on display modes [1], built-in Amazon Alexa [2] enhancements, and the best tracking capabilities, and a battery life of over 6 days [3] make the most of your day (and night).
“Motivation to maintain your health and fitness routine is difficult during the holiday season. Combining affordable devices and attractive software can help you achieve your goals more. “We ’re focused,” says Fitbit co-founder and CEO James Park.
What you need more on your wrist
The OS 4.1 update brings the long-awaited features announced with Versa 2 to the entire Fitbit Ionic and Fitbit Versa family of smartwatches. Among the latest products of Fitbit’s innovative sleep tool, OS 4.1 provides a smart wake. Smart Wake is a silent alarm on your device that can be set to wake up with a slight vibration at the best time of the sleep cycle. This makes it possible to wake up in a more exhilarating mood [4]. You will also receive a nightly sleep score on your device. This allows you to see at a glance the quality of night rest [5], along with all sleep statistics and data. OS 4.1 will help you get the most out of your day by adding even more features and adding innovative new features that improve usability. The new Agenda app helps you live your best life and manage your daily schedule on the go. With one of the most requested updates, the new watch face switcher, you can save up to 5 favorites directly to your device from the approximately 4,000 [6] dials available in the Fitbit app gallery, Dial designs can be exchanged quickly and easily according to fashion, activities and mood. The 5-star rating system in the Fitbit app gallery has been updated, allowing users to rate and recommend their favorite apps and watch faces in the Fitbit user community.
For Versa 2 users, we have enhanced the recently introduced permanent display mode and provided five additional clock face options. They come in color and have full health and fitness statistics, and the AMOLED display provides a battery life of more than 2 days, despite the fast switching between normal and active display. In fact, the battery life of Versa 2 is very long, and even if you use the always-on screen display mode, you can continue to use it more than twice as long as other smart watches, so you can track for a long time without charging [7]. The Amazon Alexa features are also expanded for Versa 2 users, so you can use your voice to start [8] 20 exercises [9] from your wrist. For example, start running with Alexa on Fitbit [10], personal fitness goals and daily activities
Can be asked to automatically start tracking [11].
All devices are known for their long battery life, but if you need to charge them, a new function will start and notify you when the battery is low [12] and some functions automatically So you can leave your smartwatch on your wrist without returning it to the charger. Even while you sleep for 24 hours, your fitness buddy works hard to track your condition and provide you with useful health information. These updates are available on all Fitbit smartwatches in addition to Versa 2 features such as 24-hour heart rate tracking, GPS connectivity, water resistance, and Spotify app [13].
Advanced heart rate algorithms use machine learning for unprecedented tracking Fitbit’s advanced 24×7 PurePulse (R) heart rate tracking makes it easy for users to keep track of their heart rate throughout the day and stay motivated. This technology also enhances Fitbit’s basic features such as sleep stages and cardio fitness scores, providing deeper insights into overall health and fitness.
Today, as part of the OS 4.1 software update, Fitbit announces that it has been working on a very innovative algorithm that will provide Versa 2 with the best heart rate tracking experience ever on a Fitbit device. Designed in-house by Fitbit R & D experts, the new PurePulse algorithm uses machine learning to recognize the unique features of optical sensor heart rate and increase overall accuracy.
FitbitOS 4.1 will be available to Fitbit smartwatch users in the first week of December.
[1] The constant screen display mode requires more frequent charging. [2] Not available in all countries. Visit for details. [3] Depends on usage and other factors. The continuous screen display mode provides more than 2 days of battery life. More frequent charging is required.
[4] Smart Wake uses machine learning to wake up at the best time to wake up during the sleep cycle (light sleep or REM sleep) for 30 minutes before the alarm set time.
[5] Sleep scores are available on the Fitbit app or on any device with PurePulse.
[6] The number of clock face provided varies depending on the device. Ionic (3,275), Versa2 (3,960), Versa (4,484), Versa Lite (3,615) [7] Compared to Apple Watch Series 5, which has a battery life of up to 18 hours.
[8] Available in English and German only. More languages ​​will be added in the future. You need an Alexa app with an Amazon account and Fitbit skills. Use it near the phone.
[9] All 20 exercise modes are available on the device through the Exercise app. [10] Coming soon
[11] Amazon Alexa is not available in all countries. Visit for details. Requires an Amazon account and app. Use it near the phone.
[12] Activates when the battery level reaches 8%.
[13] Fitbit Ionic has a built-in GPS. Fitbit products are water resistant up to 50m. A Spotify Premium subscription is required. It is not provided in all countries. Fitbit Versa Lite Edition does not support Fitbit Pay. Visit for details. About Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT)
Fitbit provides data, inspiration, and guidance to help people reach their goals and help them achieve a healthier and more active life. Fitbit designs products and experiences that manage everyday health and fitness. Fitbit Charge 3, Fitbit Inspire HR, Fitbit Inspire, Fitbit Ace 2 Activity Tracker, Fitbit Ionic, Fitbit Versa Smartwatch Family, Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones, and Fitbit There is Aria smart scale family. Fitbit products are sold in approximately 39,000 retail stores in more than 100 countries around the world. The world’s largest activity, exercise and sleep database
And supported by health and fitness social networks, the Fitbit platform delivers personalized experiences, insights, and guidance through advanced software and interactive tools such as the Fitbit and Fitbit Coach apps, and the Fitbit OS for smartwatches. To do. Fitbit Premium, Fitbit’s paid subscription service, uses individual measurement data to deliver actionable guidance and coaching to help you meet your health and fitness goals with the Fitbit app. Fitbit Health Solutions develops health and wellness solutions that actively participate in health promotion, improve health, and provide better results for employers, health insurance systems and systems. Fitbit and the Fitbit logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Fitbit, Inc. in the United States and other countries. For other Fitbit trademarks, please see Each third-party trademark is the property of its owner.
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