'Fitbit Versa 2' May Launch August 25 With Alexa, 4-day Battery and More

‘Fitbit Versa 2’ May Launch August 25 With Alexa, 4-day Battery and More

The Fitbit Versa 2 may be presented on August 25 before it goes on sale on September 15. That's according to a list in OLX Blugaria that apparently has also revealed some of the new features of the next device. It is believed that it was first discovered by Tizen Help the mass leak also includes a series of live images that are said to be of the device itself and its retail packaging.

According to the listing, Versa 2 will ship with a number of new features and functionalities compared to the original Versa, which was launched last year with generally positive reviews from the media and consumers alike. First, confirm the rumors that the device will support Amazon Alexa immediately, allowing users to obtain weather information, control connected items, search the web and more through voice commands.

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According to reports, the device will also come with more than 18 exercise modes, which include sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring and more. Apparently, Fitbit also promises a backup battery of more than 4 days, as well as enough built-in storage for more than 300 songs. The device is also said to be compatible with Fitbit Pay, the company's payment platform, which would allow users to make online purchases through linked credit and debit cards.

It will be interesting to see how Versa 2 will do in a market dominated by the Apple Watch. While Fitbit has made a name for itself with its activity-focused physical activity trackers, its recently launched Versa Lite economic smart watch was apparently a sales disappointment according to Canalys, so the company will expect its next offer do better

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