Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Fitbit is struggling to make a proper smartwatch, reportedly delays launch to Fall

Following the launch of its Alta HR fitness tracker last month, Fitbit was slated to launch its first proper smartwatch in the spring. But Yahoo Finance notes that we may not see a full-featured wearable from the hardware maker until this fall, owing to production issues. Problems with the watch’s GPS components and waterproofing have forced the company to delay its launch. According to Yahoo’s sources, the timepiece is said to resemble last year’s fitness-oriented wearable, the Blaze; given its polarizing design, I’m not sure that’s the best way to go if Fitbit wants to appeal to a wide range…

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