A leaked video appears to point out off the rumored Fitbit Cost 5, simply over every week after we saw renders of it hit the internet. The video exhibits off among the options of the brand new wearable, together with every day readiness and stress administration scores, in addition to ECG capabilities. The leaker additionally reveals that the machine will price $179.
The $179 price ticket is $50 greater than a Charge 4 costs now, however the brand new model encompasses a coloration display as a substitute of a monochromatic one, and provides assist for ECGs. Just like the Cost 4, the Cost 5 will even have built-in GPS, in line with the video.
The primary new function seems to be the Every day Readiness Rating, which is barely obtainable to these with a $10 a month or $80 a yr Fitbit Premium subscription. The video exhibits that the rating will likely be calculated based mostly in your train historical past, sleep, and coronary heart fee, and that Fitbit will suggest what sort of train it’s best to do for the day. For instance, for those who went laborious on the fitness center the day earlier than, or didn’t sleep effectively, the Fitbit could suggest a light-weight yoga exercise as a substitute of a 15-mile run.
The idea of relaxation days, or days the place you’re simply not feeling effectively is one thing that the Apple Watch sorely lacks, and a coloration display would undoubtedly assist push the Cost 5 nearer to the smartwatch facet of the wearable spectrum. Fitbit Premium additionally competes with Apple’s Fitness Plus service, because it additionally affords audio / video exercises you could observe together with (in addition to entry to a well being coach for an additional $45 a month).
The leaked video doesn’t point out a launch date, however this leak (together with the recent renders of the device) appear to suggest that the machine is coming sooner somewhat than later.