Watch: Unboxing the Fitbit Ionic

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Fitbit’s new smartwatch – the Ionic – builds on the company’s health and fitness expertise. The Fitbit Ionic comes with a new relative peripheral capillary oxygen saturation sensor. Check out the video below:

The SpO2 sensor makes it possible to track deeper health insights such as sleep apnea. Inside the box, you get the Ionic along with the charging cable, ear buds and manuals.

The overall build quality and design of the Fitbit Ionic is top notch. The Ionic comes with GPS tracking and on-device workout videos. You also get improved heart rate tracking and water resistance to up to 50 meters.

It also features on-board music, smart notifications, apps and watch faces. The company promises a five day battery life, and automatic activity and sleep tracking. The Fitbit Ionic supports mobile devices that run Android, iOS and Windows.

The company has also launched a new Fitbit Coach app that offers personal trainers. We will be putting the Ionic through a series of tests and benchmarks. So Stay tuned for a review.


Chris N. Fernando is an experienced media professional with over two decades of journalistic experience. He is easily excited by the smallest of technologies around. He is an Android fanboy at heart, who also owns an iPhone, a Windows Phone, and a BlackBerry. Though he uses a MacBook Pro at work, he also uses a Windows PC, an Xbox One and an Xbox 360 for all his gaming requirements. True gadget lover at heart!