Runtastic launches new ‘Minute’ wearable w/ buddy mobile apps, 10 designs, 6-month battery


Runtastic, the maker of popular physical fitness apps that was acquired by Adidas previously this year, is today revealing the launch of its latest companion hardware with the brand-new Runtastic Moment physical fitness tracking smart watch.

The company currently offered hardware to accompany its popular workout tracking apps, consisting of a heart rate display, a simplified wearable called the Runtastic Orbit, and other devices, however this is the very first of its hardware appearing like a conventional watch kind element.

While the brand-new item is a simplified physical fitness tracking device with no digital or touch display screen, exactly what it will do is track your “Steps & & Distance, Active Minutes, Calories Burned, Sleep Cycles and Objectives”– and a little sign on the watch face will certainly let you understand how close you are to reaching your objective. It likewise provides vibration alerts for events such as being inactive for too long.

It is water resistant to 300 feet, stores fitness data for up to a week on its own, and it synchronizes with the Runtastic Me app that the company originally introduced for its Orbit wearable. It likewise makes use of a standard watch battery, which indicates you’ll get a remarkable 6 month battery life with no charging needed.

The Minute comes in 4 collections: Fun, Fundamental, Elite, and Classic. In total, the collections provide up 10 distinct designs for Minute when considering the different color and band options. The Fun and Basic designs start at $ 129 and function silicon straps and various color choices, while the Elite and Classic models start at $ 179 and offer a dressier design with silver, gold, and leather accents.

The business made a point of comparing the new Moment wearable to among its biggest competitors in the area, Withings:

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The Runtastic Moment is available to buy today on the company’s site and it should be hitting other merchants soon.

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