26 August 2021
Fitbit Charge 5 fitness tracker is said to be in the works and a set of renders showcasing the design of it have emerged, courtesy of the notable tipster Evan Blass. The new fitness tracker will come as a successor to the Fitbit Charge 4 that launched last year in April but it takes its design cues from this year's Fitbit Luxe fitness band.
The display of the alleged Fitbit Charge 5 has rounded corners, a significant upgrade over the flat display of the Fitbit Charge 4. It looks like the tracker will feature capacitive touch controls on either side it instead of any visible physical buttons, just what the previous leak claimed as well. These sliding-based capacitive navigation looks to be made of a slightly different metal than the rest of the body.
The set of renders doesn’t bring along any other details, but it is safe to assume it will at least gain features that are present in its predecessor, including 24/7 heart-rate monitoring, built-in GPS. It is also easier to speculate that some sensors like accelerometers, gyroscopes, barometers, and SpO2 are present as well.
Going by the set of renders, we can tell the Fitbit Charge 5 will come in black, grayish blue, and pale pink color options. At the moment it is unknown when the tracker will launch, but if the date shown on the renders is any indication, the device might debut on October 23.
Unfortunately, no additional details on hardware and features are present currently. But, we look forward to having them soon.