Fitbit finally launched their 3rd generation Charge 3 fitness tracker. It is the successor of the Charge 2 which was released back in 2016. From the outside Charge 3 a lot like the Charge 2. But the new comer has an aluminum case, includes Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 40 percent larger OLED touch screen with much brighter display than the previous generation. Compared to Charge 2, It has PurePulse heart rate technology for better accuracy during exercise.
The Charge 3 is water resistant upto 50 meters and offers swim tracking. Fitbit has removed physical button in the favour of an inductive button on the side with haptic feedback . Charge 3 comes with several new features along with some existing one such as female health tracking that was introduced on Fitbit Versa. It also has the inbuilt SpO2 sensor first time on the fitbit tracker that can estimate changes in blood oxygen levels to track new health indicators, like sleep apnea.
Fitbit Charge 3
This is also the first Fitbit fitness tracker to get support for the app notifications such as from Facebook and Uber, as well as call, calendar, and text notifications. If your an android user then you can even accept or reject calls, and make quick replies with Charge 3. In addition to that the Special Edition of Charge 3 features NFC and supports Fitbit Pay for payments.
The Fitbit Charge 3 comes in black / graphite, blur gray and rose gold aluminum case and is priced at Rs. 14,999 ( $149.95 in US) in India for normal edition. The special edition with NFC payments is comes in white silicone ports band with a graphite aluminum case or lavender woven band with a rose gold aluminum case, and is priced at Rs. 15,999 ( $169.95 in US ).
If you living in US then you can preorder it from today and shipping will begin in October. If your living in India, Charge 3 will be made available starting November across Reliance Digital, Croma, Helios and other major retailers, and online portals Amazon and Flipkart.