Fitbit has announced three new fitness bands to replace its current Fitbit Force. The new range includes the Fitbit Charge, Charge HR, and the Surge.
The Fitbit Charge is the base model and is priced at $129 and tracks basic information, such as steps taken, distance travelled, sleeping pattern, etc. It features an improved design that is less irritating on the skin than the Force. The device pairs with your smartphone and syncs the information with the Fitbit app, and also shows caller information on the OLED display. The Charge has a battery life of 7 days.
The Fitbit Charge HR includes a heart rate monitor that constantly tracks your heart rate all day. The Fitbit Charge has a battery life of five days and is priced at $149.
The Fitbit Surge is almost smartwatch, and includes features such as touchscreen, music controls and other features that can be used to control your smartphone from the band. It also includes a GPS to track your location and your running routes. The Fitbit Surge has a battery life of seven days and is priced at $249.