We recently heard that Fitbit was getting ready to launch a new fitness watch, the Fitbit Surge, and now the device has turned up online again, this time with retail Brookstone.
The Fitbit Surge is listed on Brookstone as available to pre-order, the device will come in two sizes, small and larger and will retail for $249.95.
The Fitbit Surge is designed to be a fitness watch rather than a smartwatch, and it comes with GPS and a number of other features, you can see a list of features for the device below.
Built-in GPS tracking gives you pace, distance, routes and elevation climbed—without needing your smartphone nearby.
Automatic, continuous heart rate monitoring gives you more accurate fitness stats
Eight-sensor technology measures steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, floors climbed and active minutes to maximize performance
Advanced smartwatch features for receiving call and text notifications right on your wrist—control your music, too*
Record running, cross-training, biking, strength and cardio workouts
The device will also come with some smartwatch features like caller ID and also text notifications from your smartphone, and it will also feature some sleep monitoring functions and more.
As yet Fitbit have not officially announced the Fitbit Surge, the device is still listed on Brookstone at the time of writing and you can see more details at the link below.
Source Brookstone, The Verge