Misfit, a wearables hardware company, based in the United States has launched their new fitness tracker at CES 2016. The Misfit Ray is company’s latest offering in the segment of the affordable fitness tracker. They have been known to offer quality designed wearables at a considerably affordable price, unlike Fitbit and Jawbone, which are somewhat considered to be overpriced by many consumers.
With a refreshing design of the Ray, one can only expect a quality as good as its previous activity trackers. These products have always been about how they’re designed uniquely and thereby offering more versatile experience. With only 12mm in diameter and 38mm long, the Ray might be one of the sleekest wearable come along in the past couple of years of company’s establishment.
The cylindrical body allows the tracker to get along with many Misfit accessories such as wristband or necklace. You can flaunt your fitness tracker in style. Depend on up your taste it can be elegant or sporty, striking or subtle, sensual or bold. Its minimalist form conceals the robust engineering behind the product. Meanwhile, it is made water resistant up to 50 meters, but the company hasn’t shared what was the IP rating of the tracker.
Incorporating the vibration motor feature similar to the Misfit Shine 2, this helps for nuanced user feedback. It tracks activity and sleep with 3-axis accelerometer, combined with single multicolor LED eye, it offers alerts for inactivity, texts, calls as well as alarm. More importantly, the Ray activity tracker won’t require charging like all other wearables from Misfit, although, it does require you to change the battery after six months.
It is said to be compatible with the Misfit Link, the software platform by a company that converts the wearable into some sort of remote control, thus allowing you to connect with surroundings. Such as communicating with friends, turn on lights, play/pause music, shot selfies and more. These all can be done with just a few taps on the activity tracker.
“We designed Ray to be your most valuable accessory,” said Tim Golnik, Misfit’s VP of Product and Design. “Ray’s design distills the essential performance of our wearables and opens up a world of style possibilities.”
The Misfit Ray fitness tracker comes in two colors, Rose Gold and Carbon Black. It is available for pre-order on company’s official website while it would be available in retail stores worldwide sometime in spring this year for $99 price. The company is set up a booth at CES Expo in Las Vegas, where you can try out the fitness tracker. Stay tuned for our coverage of everything tech at CES 2016.