09 January 2017
Misfit has announced a new swimmer's edition of its Shine 2 fitness tracker which was announced last year. The newer version has been named as the Shine 2 Swimmer's edition and has been designed in collaboration with Speedo. As the name suggests, it is aimed at swimmers with traditional features like fitness tracking and sleep monitoring.
Other than having Misfit's app, it also has Speedo Fit app which is said to be a personalized swim-tracking app. The tracker boasts of having an algorithm that tracks lap count wit "pinpoint accuracy". You can also set a workout timer and it calculates swim distance.
Other than the features related to swimming, the Shine 2 Swimmer's edition can do the usual tracking of steps, calories, sleep, distance, and more. The fitness tracker features 12 multicolor LEDs display and is water resistant up to 50 meters. It is said to offer battery life of up to 6 months. It is compatible with iOS 7 and above, Android v4.3 and above, and Windows 10 Mobile devices with Bluetooth v4.0.
If you are interested in buying one, it will set you back by $119.99 with shipping period currently listed 2 to 3 weeks. In case, you already own the original Misfit Shine 2 or Misfit Ray then you can also go for an in-app upgrade worth $9.99.