Fitbit launches its first fitness tracker for children

Fitbit Versa brings female health tracking and a much-improved design

However, there are a few Ionic features that the Versa skips, the big one being Global Positioning System.

The Fitbit Ace looks a lot like the company's Alta tracker, but with a few child-friendly tweaks.

Let's start with price, and you'll be spending a similar amount here to what you would have if you bought the Fitbit Blaze on day one, with the RRP set at [$199.95.].

Fitbit Versa will cost $200 Dollars for the black with a black aluminum case, gray with a silver aluminum case, and peach with a rose gold case, while The Fitbit Versa Special Editions - which include Fitbit Pay compatibility - are priced at $230.

What's different is that the Versa will feature more personalized insights. Much of this was evident in the Fitbit Ionic, from the Fitbit OS software to the familiar hardware buttons ripped from Pebble's own smartwatches.

In terms of customization options, the Versa is offered in a selection of three color and two more special editions. Below the screen there's the Fitbit logo, but we don't now have any information on the screen technology or resolution.

What's to like about the Versa, you ask? Fitbit's vice president of product marketing Melanie Chase says the idea is to easily transition kids between their fitness tracker and the adult version, while also helping children feel more mature by using a product that looks and feels grown up.

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There's your normal step tracking here, but now you'll be able to see your last seven days of activity directly on the watch itself, so you can make sure you're keeping up with your target.

If you want to take this in the pool, you'll be able to as it's waterproof and comes with tracking for swimming.

Both run on the same platform, with the Versa ushering in Fitbit OS 2.0. This cluster of functions allows users to record menstrual cycles and symptoms, among other, more health-oriented stats, and to keep tabs on fertility windows. It's worth noting that these will become available across all Fitbit devices, but with a custom experience for Versa and Ionic owners. This feature will expand to other messaging apps in the future too.

Plus, if Fitbit's survey is right and 80 percent of respondents really didn't know how many phases are in menstrual cycle, an app like this might be beneficial in simply helping to educate more women about the ins and outs of their cycle.

"As childhood obesity rates continue to rise, it's more important than ever to empower the entire family to embrace a healthy and more active lifestyle", James Park, CEO and cofounder of Fitbit, said in a statement.

As far as music goes, Fitbit partnered with Deezer and Pandora; if you're a premium subscriber to either of those music services, you can download playlists (up to 300 songs) directly to the watch and listen to them without your phone nearby.

Fitbit is taking another stab at the smartwatch market after its first attempt with the Ionic fell short of expectations. There will also be groups in Fitbit's Community service for women to connect over. The peach variant which also comes with a rose gold aluminum case will cost you Rs 21,999.

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