You won't be buying Fitbit's latest wearable, but your employer might

Fitbit debuts Inspire wearable but only for employee health plans

You won't be buying Fitbit's latest wearable, but your employer might

Fitbit's first business-to-business tracker - Fitbit Inspire - is only available with select companies and health insurance members, who have tie-ups with Fitbit.

The price is not available publicly as it varies from provider to provider, but the device is available in two versions - the Inspire which mainly offers movement and sleep tracking and phone notifications, and the Inspire HR, which also adds heart rate tracking and connected Global Positioning System.

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Price details of the product have not been mentioned as yet as it may vary between employers and service providers but Fitbit clarified that the Inspire it its cheapest product as yet. Inspire HR can also monitor a user's sleep stages - light, deep, and REM.

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The Fitbit Inspire ships in "Black" and "Sangria" colours, whereas the Fitbit Inspire HR comes in "Black", "White/Black", and "Lilac" colour options. The Inspire and Inspire HR share a set of features: basic tracking and notifications, battery capacity and water-resistant rating. While the product listing for the Inspire HR says that it comes with a silicon band, the Inspire has a clip accessory which is sold separately. This would mark Fitbit's second venture to producing kids band as the company already sells its Ace fitness tracker, aimed at kids.

Pricing on fitness trackers can not be raised all that much without pushing them into smartwatch territory, an area that is notoriously hard to thrive in.

The Inspire can track sleep, however, and is advanced enough to show alerts like calls and texts as they come through from your phone.

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