MWC 2015: the first wearable device HTC has become a fitness bracelet Grip

MWC 2015: the first wearable device HTC has become a fitness bracelet Grip

Of course, the main novelty HTC on the MWC 2015 was the flagship smartphone One M9. However, with signs appeared one more product – the first wearable gadget Taiwanese manufacturer.

His work on wearable electronics market HTC started with fitness tracker Grip, which, as well as other devices in this category, is able to monitor the user’s physical activity, including during sleep. With the help of several sensors unit counts steps, calories burnt and heart rate (optional accessory required).

Special feature is that it was created in collaboration with sportswear manufacturer Under Armour, which is smart bracelet HTC provides equipment and system UA Record, focused on professional athletes.

MWC 2015: the first wearable device HTC has become a fitness bracelet Grip

HTC Grip is equipped with a 1.8-inch curved touchscreen with a resolution of 160 PMOLED × 32 pixels and the battery capacity of 100 mAh, the total charge which will last for 2.5 days of continuous operation of the machine. After the activation of GPS-module battery is significantly reduced – to about 5 hours.

The gadget has a waterproof housing (standard IP57), by which it can withstand immersion to a depth meter for half an hour. Fitness Tracker communicates via Bluetooth with smartphones based on iOS (version 7 and above) and Android (from 4.3). Tracker displays information about incoming calls and unread messages.

MWC 2015: the first wearable device HTC has become a fitness bracelet Grip

Sales of HTC Grip, valued at $ 200 in North America will start in spring 2015. Later, the product will appear in the other countries.

Source: HTC

MWC 2015: the first wearable device HTC has become a fitness bracelet Grip updated: March 2, 2015 author: John Malkovich