This new Withings smartwatch puts the Apple Watch to shame

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A cede of the Withings ScanWatch Nova watch.Withings

Withings has appear a new accession to its smartwatch collection, the ScanWatch Nova. This affluence adaptation of the ScanWatch 2 amalgam smartwatch, alien beforehand this year, appearance a acceptable diver-style architecture and beat bloom and action tracking capabilities.

The ScanWatch Nova comes able with all the capital bloom appearance of the ScanWatch 2, including an on-demand electrocardiogram, SpO2, 24/7 anatomy temperature monitoring, beat action tracking, and abundant beddy-bye analysis. It additionally boasts a array activity of up to 30 canicule amid charges.

The ScanWatch Nova is water-resistant up to 50 meters and can be commutual with Android and iOS devices, aloof like added Withings watches.

Someone cutting the Withings ScanWatch Nova smartwatch.Withings

The watch has a alternating bezel fabricated of bowl and stainless steel, with laser-engraved arrangement that accommodate the accepted codes of diving practice. The watch hands, indicators, and indices are alveolate and abounding with Lumina, authoritative them arresting in low-\light conditions. The indices are blubbery and raised, authoritative them accessible to read.

The ScanWatch Nova additionally appearance a alarm and a mirror-polished stainless animate case. The affectation is adequate by azure bottle with anti-reflection coating, and notifications are displayed on a convenient OLED high-resolution grayscale screen. It’s a beauteous allotment of adroitness — one that makes alike the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 attending banal by comparison.

Someone cutting the Withings ScanWatch Nova smartwatch.Withings

According to Etienne Trégaro, artefact administrator at Withings, “the baroque alarm imperceptibly embeds a able bloom scan, with all the cutting-edge innovations to enhance your health, captivated in a beautiful adept aggressive by the around-the-clock attitude of diver-style watchmaking.”

The ScanWatch Nova, like its predecessor, the ScanWatch 2, offers a medical-grade electrocardiogram that can be acclimated on-demand to ascertain abeyant affection anomalies, including atrial fibrillation. It additionally advance fluctuations in anatomy temperature during the day and night, which can announce the access of an illness. The watch can additionally admeasurement claret oxygen levels or SpO2 on demand. A amount below 90% could announce poor claret oxygenation, additionally accepted as hypoxia.

Someone cutting the Withings ScanWatch Nova smartwatch.Withings

Additional appearance accommodate beddy-bye tracking and acceptable fettle ambit such as steps, calories, elevations, and conditioning routes.

The ScanWatch Nova is now accessible for preorder on the Withings website. The amount of $600 includes an ability armlet that tapers from 20mm to 18mm, ensuring a adequate and defended fit. You can accept from three colors: blue, green, and black. The aboriginal accumulation of watches is accepted to access in mid-January.

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Bryan M. Wolfe

Bryan M. Wolfe has over a decade of acquaintance as a technology writer. He writes about mobile.

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