Wyze introduced that each its Wyze Band health tracker that includes Alexa performance and its Wyze Scale, its new linked weight scale, can be found beginning right now. These fitness-focused units are a departure for the corporate, which has centered on good residence tech like cameras, locks, and safety sensors. Although, as you may need hoped, they each persist with Wyze’s tack for making tech that doesn’t price a lot.
The Wyze Band wearable pictured above prices $25 plus delivery directly from Wyze (it’s launching on Amazon in April). The Band allows you to management the Wyze units you would possibly already personal as an alternative of doing so by opening the app in your telephone. It additionally has Alexa voice integration in-built, so you possibly can concern instructions and queries or use it to manage your good residence together with your voice. And with it being a wearable and all, it may deal with monitoring some fitness-related metrics — together with step, sleep, and heart-rate monitoring.
Another notable specs with the Wyze Band embody its marketed 10-day battery life (it makes use of a proprietary USB charger), a sharp-looking OLED display screen, and waterproofing as much as 50 meters of depth.
The Wyze Scale costs just $20 plus shipping, which is way lower than most good scales. This mannequin can retailer weigh-in outcomes domestically, and when you’ve got the Wyze app open in your telephone, it should offload them to the app by way of Bluetooth. The Wyze Scale is powered by 4 AAA batteries, and Wyze claims that it may observe coronary heart charge and analyze your weight and physique fats sample. As much as eight folks can use it, and the size can routinely acknowledge who’s utilizing it based mostly on the metrics collected.
Maybe probably the most interesting function of the size is that it helps integration with Apple Well being and Google Match on launch day. Wyze says that it’s working to convey Fitbit and Samsung Well being compatibility to the size quickly.
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