Fitbit Alta, a new sleek wristband designed, has been announced by the company which recently introduced a bigger Fitbit Blaze at CES this year.
Fitbit Alta will go on sale in early March 2016, and the company has priced the band at Rs 12,999 for India. It will be available online exclusively on Amazon India, and across Reliance Digital, Croma, Helios, Jumbo and Vijay Sales retail stores.
At launch, the Alta will be available in a black, blue, teal or plum band colour options. Fitbit plans to introduce a silver stainless steel tracker, and a shiny gold stainless steel option later on.
Fitbit Alta has a stainless steel body, and will come with various interchangeable band options. The 24X7 activity tracker has an OLED display, where it will showcase alerts and notifications. Fitbit is promising a battery life of up to 5 days on a single charge, and Alta is compatible with Android, iOS and Windows mobile devices.
Features of the Fitbit Alta are:
Fitbit Alta will prompt users to meet a mini-step goal of 250 steps each hour (approximately 2-3 minutes of walking), and will congratulate them when they achieve that goal. Users can go for a “Do Not Disturb” mode to turn these off as well.
SmartTrack, which automatically recognises and records continuous movement activities including walking, running, outdoor biking, elliptical, as well as general categories of aerobic workouts (such as dance classes and cardio-kickboxing) and sports (including basketball, soccer and tennis).
All-day activity and automatic sleep tracking is supported on the Alta as well. Users can view their step count, distance, calories burned, active minutes and the time on the display.
Fitbit has promised more bands for the Fitbit Alta, and at launch the classic fitness bands will available in black, blue, teal and plum colours at Rs 2,999 each. The Luxe premium-hide leather bands will be available in graphite and blush pink at Rs 5,999.
Also a Luxe hand-polished stainless steel silver bangle priced at Rs 9,999, will be launched later. Fitbit Alta will also get a shiny gold bangle option later in the year.