GOQii known for their wearables has entered the fitness segment in wearables with their first device sporting an OLED display. The companies first fitness band comes with some interesting features like Health Risk Assessment, Health locker, and Diagnostics on its platform. It supports NFC which allows the device to help in making payments as well. At the moment the device supports only Axis Bank account holders and it is capped at Rs. 10,000 per day with 5 transactions per day up to Rs. 2,000 each.
The company has announced partnerships in the healthcare sector with Thyrocare and Max Healthcare to provide direct access to diagnostic data from Thyrocare within the GOQii App on your smartphone. The device comes with good battery life which is said to last for 2 weeks minimum on a single charge which is quite good for a device with an OLED display which displays notifications of calls, SMS, Email, Alarm, WhatsApp and also alerts you when you are inactive.
The new version of the Goqii app will be available on August 5th and the company is offering subscriptions starting at Rs. 1,999 for 3 months while the 6 months subscription will cost you Rs. 2,999 and for 12 months it is Rs. 3,999. The Fitness band is priced very competitively and what keeps it in competition is the inclusion of Fitness Coach and its tie up with Thyrocare and Max Healthcare to give you additional features.
To help encourage users to walk more the company will be providing reward points for completing their fitness goals and these points can later be used to get products. The company is also working on a fitness tracker with Heart rate sensor built in which is expected to be announced later this year. Overall the Goqii 2.0 fitness band is a decent device with personal coaching service being provided at affordable prices which can be pretty useful if you know how to take advantage of it.