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The Withings Activité Pop is a great looking fitness tracker and watch

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Jan 2015 17:54 User comments (2)

The Withings Activité Pop is a great looking fitness tracker and watch Withings, a small French electronics company made waves last year when it introduced the Activité, a $450 Swiss-made smartwatch and fitness tracker.
Despite great critical review, the watch's price tag kept the average consumer away and the company will look to try to remedy that situation with the release of the Activité Pop, a mostly scaled-down version of its more expensive brother but with all the same perks.

The Pop still looks attractive as a wearable, and could easily pass as a casual watch in all three colors (beige, blue and gray) and Withings has already promised more band styles. For $150, the watch has a silicone band and PVD coated stainless steel casing with mineral glass compared to the $450 watch's calf leather band, stainless steel case and sapphire glass.

Just like its brother, the watch tracks your steps, monitors your sleep and vibrates to notify you when you've reached your goals. On the watch face, there is a 0-100 indicator letting you know how you are progressing every day. The phone syncs with your iOS device for the time being. The watch is water resistant up to 30 meters and comes with a watch battery that lasts 8 months, meaning no need for a daily charge.




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2 user comments

15.1.2015 12:41

THis is about the weakest piece of crap garbage I've ever seen in the all-too-nerdy wearable technology sector yet!

If it's just a watch on the wrist and provides no "on-going" data throughout the day until you get home and sync then what's the F'ing point?????

25.1.2015 19:42

Originally posted by hearme0:
THis is about the weakest piece of crap garbage I've ever seen in the all-too-nerdy wearable technology sector yet!

If it's just a watch on the wrist and provides no "on-going" data throughout the day until you get home and sync then what's the F'ing point?????
It syncs with your iPhone all the time.

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