The Indian consumer durable products manufacturing company Intex has launched its new smart band called FitRist Cardio. It succeeds to the earlier launched Intex FitRist activity tracker. The Intex FitRist Cardio comes with the heart-rate sensor and has made available to purchase exclusively on e-Commerce site Amazon India. It is priced at Rs. 1,499 and comes in a Black color variant. At its price point, it competes against the other fitness band like Xiaomi Mi Band 2 priced at Rs. 1,999 and Fastrack Reflex priced at Rs. 1,995.
The Intex FitRist Cardio comes featured with 2.18cm OLED display with a resolution of 96×32 pixels. It is water resistant and weighs around 26 grams. The activity tracker calculates the total number of steps taken and calories burnt. It also features with heart rate sensor, hydration alarm and sleep monitor. The company has added Bluetooth v4.0 connectivity on the fitness tracker and is compatible with Android (v4.4 and above) and iOS (v7.0 and above).
Commenting on the launch, Nidhi Markanday, Director & Business Head, Intex Technologies, said, “Since our entry into the wearable segment in 2015, with iRist Smartwatch and FitRist band, Intex has been well received by the market and to enrich our bouquet of offerings, Intex FitRist Cardio has been designed to fulfil the needs and become a one-stop solution for those who take their fitness seriously.”
The fitness band offers notification for commonly used apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and SMS. For Android device, it will display the incoming call alert with caller ID. On iOS phone will display call icon only if it is stored on their device or displays the phone number if the contact has not saved. The Intex FitRist Cardio also comes with an Anti-Lost feature which provides alert to the paired smartphone when the smart band is out its range (10-meter).
The FitRist Cardio fitness band powers with 80mAh of battery that offers standby time up to 7 days. It packs with 32KB of RAM and 256KB built-in storage. The fitness band allows the user to control their music playlist of the smartphone by mp3 control feature. Users can also control the camera of their synced smartphone with remote shutter feature to click pictures by a tap on display.
Price and availability of Intex FitRist Cardio:
The Intex FitRist Cardio fitness band has made available by the company exclusively for Amazon India at Rs. 1,499. It is available only in Black color.