Google unveils long-awaited Pixel Watch with Fitbit well being monitoring

Google has lastly revealed its so anticipated Pixel Watch, a wearable accent that features Fitbit well being monitoring options.

Though the tech large has supplied the working system for different moveable gadgets and accomplished the acquisition of Fitbit early final yrit is Google’s first smartwatch underneath its personal identify.

The Pixel Watch, which can begin at $349.99, contains steady coronary heart fee monitoring, in addition to an ECG app that lets customers verify for atrial fibrillation an irregular heartbeat. They’ll additionally use the watch to observe sleep and the time individuals spend in gentle, deep, and REM sleep.

“Pixel Watch makes use of a mix of on-device machine studying and deep optimization all the way down to the processor stage to present you an correct measurement of your coronary heart fee constantly directly per second, whether or not you are coaching otherwise you had been resting and on a regular basis in between,” Fitbit co-founder James Park stated on the Made by Google occasion.

Based on the corporate, the Pixel Watch will use this coronary heart fee knowledge to supply a every day readiness rating, telling customers whether or not they need to practice or relaxation that day. It’ll additionally observe lively zone minutes the time customers spend in goal coronary heart fee zones throughout coaching.

Park stated the wearable will supply an emergency SOS software that may attain emergency companies or contacts. The watch may even add a fall detection function this winter.


Google first teased the Pixel Watch in Might after months of rumors and hypothesis. Nonetheless, the corporate has had a much bigger stake within the wearable health-tracking machine area since its cope with Fitbit that closed in 2021 after being stalled by regulatory investigations.

Google Cloud and Fitbit Well being Options just lately introduced a brand new service to assist healthcare and life science organizations make the most of knowledge from wearable gadgets. Fitbit just lately introduced three up to date wearables and obtained FDA clearance for its AFib detection algorithm earlier this yr.

The wearables area is more and more aggressive. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Collection 8 final month, which provides temperature detection capabilities to trace ovulation and contains automobile crash detection. The corporate additionally launched a brand new model of the low-cost Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Extremely aimed toward endurance athletes and out of doors explorers.

One other tech competitor, Amazon, launched the Halo sight a couple of yr in the past. Others in area embrace Samsung and Garmin.