From numerous points of view, Fitbit’s wearables are the best option for Android-compatible smartwatches. That is presumably why Google straight-up purchased the organization, and is collapsing its fitness tracking smarts into Wear OS not long from now. Be that as it may, Fitbit keeps on supporting its current home-grown products with software updates. Incidentally, the most recent one likewise ties it in much nearer with Google’s ecosystem.
As indicated by the most recent post on Fitbit’s blog, a software update taking off to Fitbits equipped with a speaker (which now is just the Versa 3 and the somewhat more advanced Sense) will permit Google Assistant to reply verbally, very much as it does on phones and smart speakers. These Fitbit models came equipped with Amazon Alexa capability, however added Google Assistant text-only interactions late last year.
Try not to stress: in the event that you don’t need your watch to converse with you, you can kill Assistant voice cooperations in the Settings menu.
The other huge user-facing change for Fitbit OS is another option to trade out watch faces all the more rapidly. In the wake of updating to the most recent firmware, pressing and holding on the main clock face will carry you to the Clocks application, where you can rapidly swap between faces stacked on your watch. It’s not exactly as speedy as Wear OS or Samsung’s Tizen-based implementation, yet it should save a few seconds in the event that you every now and again change around your watch face.
Other more modest changes remember the inclusion of SpO2 readings for the Today dashboard for Sense proprietors, new notifications for high and low heartbeat readings on the Versa 3 or more, and new on-wrist celebrations for fitness goals. Goodness, and there are currently branded Minions bands for the Ace 3. Horrible.
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