The Fitbit Charge 5 was revealed today with an excellent selection of sensing units. This is the businesss very first band-style physical fitness tracker with an ECG feature. Just touch your finger to the metal frame and hold for 30 seconds– the band will have the ability to spot Atrial Fibrilation (AFib). Note that this function will be made it possible for some time after launch.
Fitbit Charge 5 in Black/Graphite, Lunar White/Soft Gold and Steel Blue/Platinum
The Fitbit Charge 5 is swim-proof (water resistant up to 50m) and has a GPS (+ GLONASS) receiver to precisely track outdoor activities. If you are into High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) there are pre-programed workouts from BODYPUMP BODYCOMBAT and LES MILLS GRIT.
The Charge 5 also has a skin temperature level sensing unit too an EDA sensor (ElectorDermal Activity, aka galvanic skin response), which allows it to track your stress levels. And need to they get too expensive, you can use one of the over 200 mindfulness sessions offered on the band (consisting of Deepak Chopras Mindful Method, Aaptiv, Aura, Breethe, and Ten Percent Happier).
Moving on, there is also a heart rate sensing unit that calculate Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and Resting Heart Rate (RHR). Theres a blood oxygen saturation sensing unit (SpO2).
The very first ECG sensor on a Fitbit clever band – Stress tracking with the EDA sensor – Breathing rate tracking
As for the device itself, the Charge 5 is 10% slimmer than version 4 and now comes with Infinity Bands, which the company states are more comfy for exercises than the watch-style bands of earlier models.
The new screen is two times as intense as the one on the Charge 4. The display measures 1.04″ in diagonal and is secured by Gorilla Glass 3. A new addition this year is the Always-On Display function. Without AOD and the SpO2 sensing unit active, battery life depends on 7 days, continuous GPS tracking will diminish the battery in 5 hours. A full charge takes two hours.
The Fitbit Charge 5 was unveiled today with an excellent variety of sensors. The new display screen is two times as brilliant as the one on the Charge 4. The Fitbit Charge 5 is up for pre-order today starting at $180. The Charge comes with a free 6-month membership to Fitbit Premium (normally $10 a month).
Exercises, the Charge has some clever band functions like Fitbit Pay. If you have an Android phone you can even react to notices from the band itself.
The Fitbit Charge 5 is up for pre-order today starting at $180. The Charge comes with a totally free 6-month subscription to Fitbit Premium (normally $10 a month).