HTC Announces Delay Of Fitness Grip But Does Anyone Care?

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HTC has revealed the HTC Grip health band is postponed, for the second time, till early 2016. In July, HTC additionally determined to launch the wearable device alongside a slew of its health merchandise later this yr.
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In July, we already delved on the delay of the launching of HTC's lengthy-awaited wearable aimed toward health freaks — the wrist-mounted HTC Grip. For the second time, the corporate has as soon as once more introduced that it's pushing the launching date early subsequent yr.

Three months in the past, HTC decided to launch the wearable device alongside a bevy of its health merchandise later this yr, after in depth put on testing in addition to consumer suggestions.

"This can be a state-of-the artwork complete portfolio of merchandise for this class powered by UA Document," it stated in a press assertion. "We're excited to launch this new complete product suite and can share additional particulars as we get nearer to launch."

This wristband, which can boast a GPS radio in addition to a touchscreen display, is predicted to have a $ 199 price tag.

Moreover, the HTC Grip may even include a curved 1.8-inch PMOLED display that's 32 by one hundred sixty pixels. The device will likewise work in tandem with iPhones operating iOS 7 or larger in addition to Android handsets operating 4.3 and up.

This wearable will make use of the apps in addition to equipment of Underneath Armour to have the ability to monitor the heart beat and heartbeat of its customers. The wearer also can maintain monitor of their health routine and train.

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The Second Holdback

The second holdback appears to use to the corporate's entire "Related Fitness" platform.

In a press release, HTC, together with its associate Beneath Armour, determined to delay its "absolutely built-in digital ecosystem of merchandise" till early subsequent yr.

HTC claimed the worldwide launch will supply athletes with a slew of instruments to help them in holding an eye fixed on their well being and health, including that it's excited in sharing the merchandise to the general public within the close to future.

Vive VR Headset

In a bid to extend the number of merchandise the corporate is providing at this time, HTC has additionally created the Vive VR headset, in partnership with Valve, a recreation developer and writer.

It has been reported that the smartphone income and gross sales of HTC dropped over the earlier years.

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Source : Techtimes