As a result of one of the strictest and longest lockdowns in the world, Filipinos took the fewest steps and had the highest increase in sleeping time during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The new Sense is considered by the brand as its most advanced health-oriented smartwatch yet. It features the first electrodermal activity (EDA) sensor to be equipped on a wearable, and detects small electrical changes on the skin surface. Fitbit said this function will help users manage their stress and identify which scenarios trigger it.
Having tested multiple fitness trackers and owning a Fitbit Inspire HR for over a year, expectations were high going into the Charge 4. While the larger screen and added features are nice, the overall experience was dampened owing to the software glitches and poor GPS connectivity.
Stay tuned for our full review of the Fitbit Charge 4 fitness tracker.
Fitbit is debuting two new smartwatch offerings: the Fitbit Sense, advertised as the “most capable Fitbit wearable”’ to date, and the successor of the Versa 2 – the Versa 3. Although the two share a significant amount of design cues, the Sense will be featuring an atrial fibrillation detection system through a built-in electrocardiogram app.
The Fitbit Flow will be supplied to healthcare systems around the world that do not have a sufficient number of traditional commercial ventilators. It is designed to be used only when a traditional commercial ventilator is not available.
Wearables have become another weapon to track, monitor, and fight the progression of Covid-19 and its symptoms worldwide, according to tech market advisory firm ABI Research.
Users with the Fitbit app and a Fitbit account in select countries, including the Philippines, can now see a new tab on the bottom right, titled “Covid-19”.