Nokia's Steel HR hybrid watch (compatible with Android and iOS) is now available in the US


Nokia today started selling the Steel HR, a hybrid wearable device
that combines the elegance of an analog watch with (some of) the features of a
smartwatch. Available to pre-order since November, the Nokia Steel HR isn’t
exactly a new product, being a rebranded Withings Steel HR – a watch that was
first announced last year, shortly after Nokia acquired Withings.  

 

Unlike regular smartwatches, which usually have full digital
displays, the Steel HR only has a small digital screen, the rest of its front
being analog. The watch comes with a heart rate sensor and activity tracking
features, …


Nokia opens pre-orders for its Steel HR hybrid smartwatch, shipping starts in December

Pre-orders for the Nokia-branded Steel HR hybrid smartwatch have just kicked off. The Finnish company took to Twitter to announce the latest developments:
The wait is over
Nokia Steel HR is officially here. Be one of the first to experience our new heart rate and activity tracking watch. By pre-ordering today, your watch will ship early December, just in time for the holidays: https://t.co/bgH5ox0JWD #NokiaSteelHR pic.twitter.com/XvOizP14CJ— Nokia Health (@NokiaHealth) November 14, 2017
In case you’re not familiar with the Steel …

Nokia unveils the Withings Steel HR Leather Special Edition watch just in time for Mother's Day

Nokia has just released a special version of its Withings Steel HR connected analog health watch. The Finnish company believes that the Special Edition Leather of Steel HR would make a wonderful gift for Mother’s Day.

Unlike the regular version, the Steel HR Edition Leather comes with a state-of-the-art gift box. The box contains the watch, a leather wristband, a charger, as well as a silicone wristband that makes it perfect for sports, swimming, or wet weather.

Also, the watch comes with an Italian hazelnut leather wristband and a free silicon wristband. …

Fitbit's Alta HR packs a heart rate monitor in a slim package

If you’re in the market for a fitness tracker right now, Fitbit’s products seems like the most obvious choice, what with the company’s near-monopoly on stylish yet useful consumer wearables. The newly-introduced Alta HR, which is the follow-up to last year’s Alta, continues that trend by packing even more functionality, namely heart rate monitoring, into the same frame as its predecessor.
The original Alta featured an impressive array of features, including Fitbit’s signature activity recognition and sleep tracking, a small LCD display, support for phone notifications, …