Fitbit watches now communicate again while you talk to Google Assistant

Now that (*3*)Google owns Fitbit(*12*), it’s making its AI helper extra of a first class citizen on Fitbit units. Fitbit is rolling out an replace for Sense(*12*) and Versa 3(*12*) smartwatches that, amongst different issues, supplies audio responses from Google Assistant.

Factor a command to Google Assistant and your Fitbit watch can optionally talk again. It’ll verify that you just’ve set an alarm, as an example, or let you know how lengthy you’ve slept. You gained’t need to stare at your display to look ahead to a textual content affirmation, in different phrases.

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Fitbit has additionally presented some long-due sensible adjustments past Google Assistant. To begin, it’s a lot more uncomplicated to peer your blood oxygen ranges — you’ll take a look at them within the As of late dashboard to your watch moderately than the usage of the SpO2 watch face or the well being metrics from the telephone app. Low and high middle price warnings at the moment are coming to the Versa 3, too, and everybody will get two new health purpose celebrations.

One replace is also acquainted to Apple Watch(*12*) house owners: you’ll now exchange watch faces via long-pressing the clock and opting for from one of five faces. This could be useful in the event you’re switching to an exercise-focused face after a protracted day at paintings, or need a more effective clock for the weekend.

The Google Assistant comments and different adjustments gained’t make Fitbit a extra compelling choice in the event you’re already entrenched in every other smartwatch ecosystem. They do harmonize Fitbit’s lineup, even though, and may provide you with a reason why to stay with your Sense or Versa while you’d another way transfer to an alternate like (*6*)Put on OS(*12*).