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Portronics, a prominent provider of innovative, digital and portable solutions has now added a new product to its portfolio for consumers in India. The company has launched a new fitness tracker dubbed as "Yogg HR" with a heart rate monitoring feature in its wellness wearable series. With this new device, the company believes that you can track your heart rate and activity levels to improve your fitness and lead a healthy life.
Portronics Yogg HR comes with smart features, elegant design and rugged construction that makes it stand out in the segment. As such, the fitness tracker comes with an inbuilt 3-axis accelerometer sensor, touch-enabled color screen, IP67 rating, and a lot more features. The device weighs only 25 grams and the material quality is said to be very comfortable and skin friendly.
So what can you do with this new device? As per the company, you can set daily goals for steps to be taken, calories to be burnt, distances to be covered, and sleep time. You'll be notified on screen when each of the Goals is achieved for the day. Daily data can be synchronized with your Smartphone using Yogg HR App.
Notification of incoming calls, WhatsApp messages, SMS, Emails, Missed calls and Phone numbers can be easily accessible on the screen of Yogg HR. You can switch on the sleep mode of the device and measure how well you slept; set, pause, reset the timer to measure time lapsed for any activity. Yogg HR also acts as a normal digital watch where you can sync the date and time with your paired mobile phone.
Yogg HR also features activity tracking like monitoring distance (in km), number of steps, and Kilo Calories burnt during the day. You can set up to six daily reminders and Yogg HR will vibrate when the time comes. You can tap to dismiss/acknowledge it, else it'll reappear in 2 minutes. Weather conditions can also be checked on Yogg HR.You can also click pictures on your paired smartphone from Yogg HR screen as long as it's in 10 meters (Bluetooth range).
Yogg HR can be used to monitor your sleeping pattern and display it the next day. "This way, you can experiment with your pre-sleep evening habits like the impact of different food, reading, watching TV etc on quality of sleep," the company has said it its release.
Connectivity and Charging Options
Yogg HR can be connected to any smartphone (with Bluetooth BLE) using "Yogg HR" app available on Appstore (iPhone 4s and above) and Playstore (Android 4.4 +). Yogg HR uses Bluetooth 4.0 for most efficient energy conservation and longer period charging.
According to Portronics charging Yogg HR is very easy. The device can be put on the dial of a charging pod and you can use micro-USB cable to charge it. Using the charging cradle, you can easily charge the inbuilt 55mAh battery. The device offers battery backup for up to four days (depending on how often you track your heart rate, as HR consumes more power).
Smart Features and Benefits
- Heart Rate Monitoring:
- Detachable Dial
- Feather Touch
- Water Resistant
- Notification Support
- Sleep Quality Monitoring
- Activity Tracking
- Super Connectivity and Easy Charging
Pricing and Availability
The Yogg HR is priced at Rs. 2,999. Consumers can buy the device from online or offline stores. At the time of writing this article, the device is available at 18 percent off which translates to Rs. 2,499 on the company's official website.