Now that Google owns Fitbit, it’s making its AI helper extra of a first-class citizen on Fitbit units. Fitbit is rolling out an replace for Sense and Versa 3 smartwatches that, amongst different issues, supplies audio responses from Google Assistant.
Challenge a command to Google Assistant and your Fitbit watch can optionally communicate again. It should verify that you just’ve set an alarm, for instance, or inform you how lengthy you’ve slept. You received’t should stare at your display screen to attend for a textual content affirmation, in different phrases.
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Fitbit has additionally launched some long-due sensible adjustments past Google Assistant. To start out, it’s a lot simpler to see your blood oxygen ranges — you’ll be able to examine them within the Right now dashboard in your watch fairly than utilizing the SpO2 watch face or the well being metrics from the cellphone app. Excessive and low coronary heart fee warnings at the moment are coming to the Versa 3, too, and everybody will get two new health purpose celebrations.
One replace could also be acquainted to Apple Watch homeowners: now you can change watch faces by long-pressing the clock and selecting from certainly one of 5 faces. This could be useful when you’re switching to an exercise-focused face after a protracted day at work, or need a easier clock for the weekend.
The Google Assistant suggestions and different adjustments received’t instantly make Fitbit a extra compelling possibility when you’re already entrenched in one other smartwatch ecosystem. They do harmonize Fitbit’s lineup, although, and may provide you with a motive to stay together with your Sense or Versa while you’d in any other case swap to another like Put on OS.