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The Misfit Phase becomes a fitness watchIt's a regular watch, and it wants to be your fitness tracker, too.
[MUSIC] Misfit's latest fitness tracker isn't a disk or a pendant or a cube. It's a watch. The Misfit Phase tracks steps, sleeps, is 50 meter water resistant. And it arrives in November for $175. Watches that track fitness aren't new. In fact, there are already a lot to choose from. The Phase lacks heart rate tracking but has a long battery life of up to six months on a replaceable coin battery. It's all-analog style design uses watch hands to tell fitness progress or even indicate watch notifications. A small, cutout color window shows notification information, along with wrist buzzing. The Phase has replaceable straps and can work with any 20 mm field band like NATO straps. A pair of side buttons show fitness information and can connect to a limited set of programmable Misfit smart button functions. At a few Are compatible with. The Phase looks sharp, but it's all a matter of style. If you're chosing a fitness watch with no digital display, you've got to make sure the look works for you. We'll look at one when it arrives later this year.