Fitbit made it known that its FIonic smartwatch and Fitbit Flyer headphones will be available across the globe on October 1. The new Ionic smartwatch will be up for grabs for $300.

The San Francisco, California-based tech company claimed that its new wearable will be available from major retailers, such as Verizon, REI, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Amazon. According to The Next Web, Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch will be up for grabs in three color combinations: burnt orange with a blue band, silver with a blue-gray band as well as gray with a charcoal band. The launch of the Ionic smartwatch marks the tech firm’s entry into the wearable industry.

Wearable’s features

The Ionic smartwatch can offer its user a battery life of up to five days. The device will arrive with a PurePulse optical heart-rate monitor as well as a dynamic sleep tools. James Park (Fitbit CEO) stated that these features are paired with the broad compatibility of the Ionic smartwatch across Windows platforms, iOS, and Android.

The new wearable will arrive with a built-in GPS tracking feature. This feature will not rely on a tethered mobile device to offer GPS data. The device also comes along with an accelerometer, which can track the speed, elevation, and pace while the user is running or jogging.

Fitbit’s new wearable features the new SpO2 sensor, a feature capable of measuring the user’s blood oxygen levels.

This particular feature also measures the user’s breathing when asleep. According to Fortune, the new Ionic smartwatch might compete with Apple's newly released Watch Series 3 during the holiday shopping season.

Before Fitbit’s new wearable goes on sale, the tech firm will first roll out the device’s software development kit on September 26, which will allow developers to create applications as well as clock faces.

All the apps intended for the Ionic will be submitted for review and will be available in the Fitbit App Gallery starting this fall. The software development kit will also come along with the company’s Operating System Developer Beta Firmware. At the moment, the company only allowed a limited number of partners to develop apps for the new device.

Flyer wireless headphones

Meanwhile, the Fitbit Flyer wireless headphones will have a $129.95 price tag. The device will be available from major retailers across the globe. The Flyer wireless headphones will also be available in two color options: nightfall blue and lunar gray.

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