Google Assistant rolls out to the Fitbit Sense and Versa 3

Google Assistant rolls out to the Fitbit Sense and Versa 3

We knew it was on the method, and now it is right here: Google Assistant assist has began rolling out to the Fitbit Sense and Fitbit Versa 3 smartwatches, with sleep logging one in all the options that is already been built-in.

Once the software program replace is put in, you’ll be able to raise your Fitbit Sense or Fitbit Versa 3 wearable and ask “how did I sleep last night?” or say “show my sleep summary” to get at your stats, as 9to5Mac reviews.


For now that is the solely a part of your well being and exercise report you could entry by Google Assistant, although in fact you get all the different Assistant methods too: updates on the climate, data in your calendar, good house machine management, and so on.

These smartwatches have already got Alexa on board, however with Google in the course of of shopping for Fitbit, these wearables will clearly favor the Google Assistant in the future. We’ll have to wait and see if future Fitbits additionally embody assist for Amazon Alexa.

Software upgrades

Don’t count on each single future Fitbit machine to include Google Assistant on board: a certain quantity of processing energy is required, and ideally a speaker to present audible responses (each the Sense and the Versa 3 have an on-board speaker).

The Fitbit OS 5.1 replace now showing for the Sense and the Versa 3 additionally brings with it improved blood oxygen (SpO2) studying capabilities, in addition to assist for making and answering cellphone calls out of your wrist.

What’s extra, the software program patch additionally permits Alexa to reply by talking, in addition to displaying replies on the display screen. The capability to set the default assistant in your smartwatch has additionally been added, now there are two of them.

You can count on Fitbit units to have a lot tighter Google Assistant integration in the future, although to this point we’ve not seen too many modifications in the {hardware} – and as but there is no signal of a Fitbit-inspired Pixel smartwatch.

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