The YuFit fitness band, which was unveiled along with the YU Yuphoria, was priced at Rs. 999, but it’s availability wasn’t announced. Now, the company has announced that the activity tracker will go on sale through Amazon on July 29.
The registration for buying the wearable device will start from July 21, and it will be available for purchase through flash sales model on 12PM on July 29. Even though it is priced similar to the Mi Band, the YuFit offers a mono-colour display that shows vital information to the user.
As an introductory offer, the company is offering free access to a coach through Healthifyme, a startup YU acquired earlier this year. Healthifyme subscription offers access to a coach at a price of Rs. 1,800 for two months and at a price of Rs. 10,000 for 12 months. Goqii, another Indian startup also offers a similar personalised coach-based subscription, but comes with a higher price tag.
The company claims that it has measured the calorie count of most Indian food and recipes, so it would be easier for a user to track their daily calorie intake, and then act upon the necessary workouts and activity levels needed to stay fit. Xiaomi’s next-generation fitness tracker, the Mi Band 1S, was leaked a few weeks ago. It is expected to come with a display and even a heart-rate monitor for better fitness tracking and measurement.