Fitbit Versa available in SA

Fitbit’s latest wearable, the Versa™ made its debut in stores around the globe and will hit the shelves in SA beginning May, including local major retailers such as Makro, Incredible Connection, Dion Wired, Dis-chem, Totalsports, Due South, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Cape Union Mart, Takealot and Fitbit.com.

The Versa is Fitbit’s lightest metal smartwatch, featuring a modern design, advanced health and fitness features, 4+ days of battery life, smart features and cross platform compatibility.

Powered by Fitbit OS 2.0, Versa makes your daily and weekly health and fitness data even more accessible on the go with a redesigned dashboard, which delivers action-oriented motivational messages, tips and tricks, and support to help you stay on track to reach your goals.

Advanced health and fitness features include personalised on-device workouts with Fitbit Coach, enhanced 24/7 PurePulse® heart rate tracking, 15+ exercise modes, plus automatic SmartTrack™ swim tracking with water resistance up to 50m, and automatic sleep stage tracking.

Additional smart features include app, calendar, call and text smartphone notifications; access to Fitbit’s growing App Gallery, now with more than 700 popular brand, developer and Fitbit Labs apps, and customisable clock faces. On-device music with access to Deezer, and personal music playlists are also available. The Fitbit Versa is compatible across Android, iOS and Windows devices.

New features available on the Versa include:

  • Quick replies: Android mobile device users can respond to messages on the go via their Fitbit Versa smartwatch. Create and send up to 5 custom pre-populated quick replies of 60 characters or less to text messages and messenger apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

  • Female health tracking: Available to all adult users who identify as female in the Fitbit® app to track their menstrual cycle and symptoms. Manage your cycle with a more complete picture of health and fitness data all in one place. Users will also be able to view female health tracking information on-device.

Available in black with a black aluminum case, gray with a silver aluminum case, or peach with a rose gold aluminum case, for R3,199. The Fitbit Versa Special Edition is available for R3,699 in a lavender woven band with rose gold aluminum case, or charcoal woven band with graphite aluminum case, each with an extra black classic band. Accessories range from R499 – R1499.

Author: Tanja Schmitz

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You'll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.