Fitbit announces its first wearable for kids, new mainstream smartwatch

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Fitbit, it appears, is no longer discounting the fact that wearable customers want the best of both worlds: A fitness band that is capable of tracking everything from sleep to workouts while providing access to an app store, notifications, and other smartwatch-like features.

At a private event on Monday, the wearable company announced two new hardware products and several new software initiatives.

Fitbit Versa


The Fitbit Versa.

(Image: Fitbit)

First up is Fitbit Versa, a wearable Fitbit is tagging as a “smartwatch for everyone.”

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