Withings Hides Top Fitness Tracking Features in Attractive Watch
Instead of using an LCD or OLED display to provide feedback on the wearer's activities, the Activité and Activité Pop both featured a traditional analog watch face with a smaller dial in one corner showing how close the user was to their pre-defined fitness goal-be it steps taken, calories burned, or other metrics configured in the Withings app.
It turns the Steel HR into a bona-fide smartwatch instead of just a fitness tracker, but that latter functionality has also been improved with the addition of a optical hear rate monitor that uses green lights and a small camera to detect variations in the level of blood running through the wearer's wrist.
The most surprising feature of Withings latest wearable, however, is the price. The
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