It looks like the folks at Fitbit have announced a few new devices. These latest two are the Fitbit One (pictured above) and the Fitbit Zip (pictured below). The Fitbit One is priced at $99.95 and at the moment, is only available for pre-order. Also worth noting, the One will be replacing the currently available Fitbit Ultra. As for the Fitbit Zip, this will be the lower priced model coming in at $59.95 and available for purchase as of today. And in addition to the devices, Fitbit has released an updated iOS app as of today and will be doing the same for Android at some point in the not to distant future.
Beginning first with the Fitbit One. This one (no pun intended) maintains the features that we have come to expect from the Ultra. That is to say it will be a wireless activity and sleep tracker. The One is available in two colors — black and burgundy. The tracker will record goodies such as the amount of steps taken, the calories burned, distance traveled and the amount of stairs you have climbed as well as the amount of hours you have sleep and the quality of your sleep. This unit ships with the One tracker as well as a silicone and metal clip, wireless USB dongle, charging cord, sleep wrist band and allows for free access to the Fitbit.com website where you can record, track and study your details. The Fitbit One will sync wirelessly to your Mac or PC as well as to some mobile devices. The wireless mobile syncing includes the iPhone 4S and 5, the 3rd generation iPad and 5th generation iPod touch as well as “select” Android devices. Though just to make it clear, the Android wireless device sync is noted as coming soon. Otherwise, the One has an LCD display, a 5-7 day battery life, a splash proof design, a weight of 0.28 ounces and measures in at 1.89 x 0.76 x 0.38 inches.
Moving over to the Zip and we have a device that is a “Wireless Activity Tracker.” In other words, this one ditches the sleep tracking. Still, that aside, the Zip does appear to be a nice device and available at a nice price. The Fitbit Zip is available in five colors; blue, magenta, white, charcoal and lime and each has an LCD display. The Zip ships with a silicone and metal clip, wireless USB dongle, replaceable battery, battery door tool and also offers free access to the Fitbit.com website. In terms of what the Zip will track; expect to get the amount of steps, the distance you traveled, calories burned, a clock and the Fitbit Smiley which highlights your recent activity level. The Fitbit Zip is splash proof, has a 4-6 month (yes, month) battery life, weighs 0.282 ounces and measures in at 1.4 x 1.1 x 0.38 inches. Finally, the Zip has the same wireless sync abilities as found on the One.
And lastly, just to clarify, while both of these units are splash proof — neither are waterproof.