Last year, Fitbit introduced the Ionic smartwatch in hope to take away some market share from rivals. The watch was a hit among a lot of consumers, so much so that the company carved a niche of its own for smartwatches aimed at fitness. Just over a month ago, the all-new Fitbit Versa went up for sale alongside the already available Ionic watch. Today, both these watches are getting some updates.
In December of 2016, Fitbit acquired Pebble for resources that would help the company produce better smartwatches. The gain that resulted from this acquisition has been seen through Fitbit’s releasing of watches ever since. The nearest example is the Fitbit Ionic, and now, Fitbit has come out with a new smartwatch to amaze us in its collaboration with what remains of Pebble. The new watch closely resembles past Pebble watches and takes some inspiration from Apple as well. The somewhat unexpected smartwatch is called [Read More]
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Fitbit acquired smartwatch maker Pebble back in December, and over the last eight months, rumors have swirled about the nature of the Pebble acquisition and what Fitbit would do with it.
Pictures of Fitbit’s new, unannounced smartwatch and wireless headphones have been leaked together with some details. The new smartwatch, which carries the internal project name of “Higgs,” is set to be released later in the year alongside a set of wireless headphones, called “Parkside.” The Project Higgs smartwatch is built from an aluminum unibody chassis and is rumored to have already been redesigned at least once during the development stage.
Earlier in the year, wearable maker Fitbit acquired Pebble is a move that shocked us at Droid Turf. Since then, many have been curious as to the status of remaining Pebble watches and what would be to make of them. This week we received some much-needed insight.
Pebble was acquired by Fitbit recently and one of the first moves by the new owner was to shut down production of the Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core. This upset many Pebble owners who felt left out in the cold. However there is some good news.
As reported earlier, Fitbit is expected to acquire Pebble for a hefty amount of money. Now, the bit of news has been confirmed by Pebble itself, whose webpage will now be owned by Fitbit. Shortly after the confirmation was put out, Fitbit took move number one, and that move was discontinuing Pebble models.