HTC partnered with Under Armour to bring us the HTC Grip, a new fitness tracker with a rubberized band. It works with the UA Record app on your phone to track your workouts and group your data, and it will even let you share your exercise regimen with friends. The band comes in three sizes, each with matching specs. The small on is 51.9 x 68.2 x 22.5 mm with an inner circumference of 145.54mm. The medium sized one is 60.98 x 74.57 x 22.5 mm with an inner circumference of 169.76mm. The large Grip band is 68.92 x 85.24 x 22.5 mm with an inner circumference of 199.51mm.
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The other specs are all the same. The display is 1.8-inches with a 32 x 160 P-AMOLED mono flexible display that has a capacitive touchscreen. The fitness band has 16MB of internal memory, with 8MB of RAM. There’s a 100 mAh rechargeable battery that should last at least 2.5 days, or up to 5 hours if you have the device’s GPS turned on. It includes a sensor hub that has a G-sensor, gyro, compass, GPS, and a light sensor built in. The band connects to your phone via Bluetooth Low Energy and has a USB charging port. Other specs include vibrating notifications, an IP57 rated dust and water resistance rating, and 810G shock resistance. Nothing out of the ordinary here for HTC’s new fitness tracking band.
Unlike some fitness trackers, the Grip does have a touchscreen display that you can interact with, in addition to the UA Record app on your phone. The Grip is branded a “Re” product, like the Re Camera and the new Vive, HTC’s VR headset they developed with Valve. HTC is really branching out, working with Valve on the Vive and working with Under Armor for the Grip band. The Grip is also cross-platform, working with more than just HTC Android devices.