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Fitbit Alta HR: The World’s Slimmest Fitness Wristband With Heart Rate Sensor


It’s been almost a year since Fitbit released the Alta, its very first dig at a wearable that looks thin, attractive and works well too. Now Fitbit is ready with a new model that delivers that one feature that was demanded by many: the heart-rate tracking. As with other Fitbit devices, the Fitbit Alta HR can give you real-time heart-rate measurements throughout the day, and the new feature will also help you more efficiently measure the calories you burn.

PurePulse Technology.

With the PurePulse Technology, get continuous, automatic heart rate tracking right on your wrist. With the PurePulse Technology, you can do the follow things:

You can reach weight goals by getting better calorie burn tracking all day and during an activity. By measuring how hard your heart is working all day long and also during your workouts, you get an exact measure of total calories burned.

Optimize exercise by using real-time heart rate zones throughout your workouts. Tracking heart rate during workouts can help you maintain the right intensity and avoid overtraining. While you are working out, use Fitbit’s heart rate zones to gauge how much effort you’re exerting and see if you should dial it up or dial it back.

Track health and fitness by understanding your resting heart rate and cardio fitness level. Resting heart rate can be a big sign to the changes to cardiovascular health, so you can see if you’re improving over time.

You can manage stress by relaxing with guided breathing sessions that are based on your heart rate. Research shows that guided breathing can help reduce stress and anxiety—and can even lower blood pressure. With personalized guided breathing sessions, it becomes easy to find moments of calm throughout the day.

Fitbit is different from other wearables because it uses ultra low-power battery technologies. This way you get longer battery life, even with continuous heart rate readings. Alta HR tracks heart rate automatically and continuously. It does this without any need for button-pushing and without an uncomfortable chest strap.

Benefits Of Using The Sleeping Tool.

Wear Alta HR at night to automatically record your sleep. You can then review sleep duration and more in the Fitbit app. Set a silent alarm in the Fitbit app and your tracker will wake you up with a quiet vibration. Each night, the body cycles through different sleep stages: light sleep, deep sleep, and REM. Fitbit trackers can measure your time spent in each sleep stage, as well as the time you are awake, by using the power of PurePulse heart rate and sensitive motion detectors. The sleeping tool shows you sleep stages like: Awake, Light Sleep, Deep Sleep, and REM. The Fitbit app helps you stay on track by recommending a personalized sleep schedule based on the sleep goal you set, recent trends and also your wake-up target. It sends you friendly bedtime reminders that notify you when it’s time to turn in for the night.

Other Basic Features.

  1. Using Alta HR, you can track your daily activity, and tap the OLED display to see how close you are to your daily goal.
  2. Alta HR auto-detects workouts like running, elliptical, biking and more, and logs them to your dashboard.
  3. A single charge gives you up to 7 days of battery life—so you can plug in less, and move more.
  4. Receive call, text and calendar notifications on display, so you never miss the messages that matter.
  5. You are free to choose your clock display based on the stats that you want to see that are your priority and the design that suits your taste.
  6. Receive on-screen messages that encourage you to reach mini-goals of 250 steps each hour.

Available in April.

Fitbit Alta HR will be available for pre-order on Amazon for Rs 14,999 from March 15 to March 31. It will be an Amazon exclusive device from April 1 to April 15. After that, it can be bought from retailers such as Reliance Digital, Croma etc. The special edition Alta HR costs Rs 16,999, while the basic fitness bands are available at a price of Rs 2,999. The luxe leather bands and luxe metal bracelet can be bought at Rs 5,999 and Rs 9,999 respectively. The Luxe Collection offers colors like Lavender leather, Brown leather, Indigo leather, Stainless Steel, 22k Gold Plated. While the Special Editions of Alta HR offer Gunmetal and Rose Gold.