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Withings Steel HR fitness tracker

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The Withings Steel HR is a watch based fitness tracker with a 1.6 inch monochrome OLED display, real-time heart rate monitor, step counting, sleep tracking, calories burned and has a built-in data readout.

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The Withings Steel HR is a watch based fitness tracker with a 1.6 inch monochrome OLED display real-time heart rate monitor, steps, sleep, and calories. The manufacturer claims a battery life of 25 days. It is available in 36mm and 40mm watch faces sizes. It has the following sensors: MEMS 3-axis accelerometer, optical heart rate monitor, motion sensor, low power consumption. It has notifications for call, text, calendar events. It has socialization features: share goals and create challenges with friends. It has extra features such as: combined analog watch face and discreet digital display. Included accessories: USB charging dock. Its dimensions are 1.6 x 0.4 inches (width/thickness) and it weighs 1.8 ounces.

Features

Touchscreen Touchscreen An "at-wrist" display which is sensitive to finger contact.
No
Color display Color display A display that has color.
No
Backlight Backlight The display has a backlight for reading it in dimly lit conditions.
No
Battery removable Battery removable Shows whether the model has a removable battery.
No
Multi-sport tracking Multi-sport tracking Provides the most accurate results from the sports that are listed such as: running, walking, swimming, biking, cardio, and cross-training workouts.
walking, running, swimming.
Notification types Notification types Alerts you to incoming emails, text messages, calendar reminders, and phone calls.
call, text, calendar events
Socialization features Socialization features Sharing results of activities among a circle of friends. Some results include each friend's progress toward goals. Fitness milestones are celebrated with badges. Sends cheers and taunts while competing in group activities.
share goals and create challenges with friends
WiFi WiFi A long-range wireless communication technology that enables a fitness tracker to pair with a smartphone and with other devices within a home network or remote location via the Internet.
No

Specs

Type Type Fitness trackers are available in several types, such has watch, band, and clip-on. A watch type fitness tracker has a data display similar to a smartwatch. A band is also worn on the wrist but has limited or no display capability. A clip-on is worn in various locations on your body via a clip to your clothing.
watch
Sizes Sizes The strap is available in this range of sizes.
36mm and 40mm watch faces
Color Color The fitness tracker is available in this range of colors.
black, white
Display type Display type LCD, OLED, or LED.
monochrome OLED
Display size (in.) Display size The diagonal size or diameter (if round) of the active display area measured to the nearest tenth of an inch.
1.6
Displays time Displays time Can display the time of day on the fitness tracker.
Yes
Sensor types Sensor types Sensors in the tracker detect real-world data which is translated into results like step count and heart rate measurements.
MEMS 3-axis accelerometer, optical heart rate monitor, motion sensor, low power consumption
Battery life (days) Battery life As claimed by the manufacturer.
25
Real-time heart-rate monitor Real-time heart-rate monitor Continuously measures your heart rate.
Yes
Heart-rate monitor type Heart-rate monitor type Indicates what type of heart-rate monitor is used, if at all. The three types are stationary, active and passive. Stationary heart-rate monitors measure your pulse only at intervals you choose, mostly at rest. Active heart-rate monitors display your pulse continuously, or automatically at various intervals. Passive heart-rate monitors do not provide real-time heart rate monitoring.
Active
Heart-rate monitor requires chest strap Heart-rate monitor requires chest strap Unlike those that have the heart-rate sensor built-in to the fitness tracker, a separate accessory worn on your chest is required.
No
Activity results read from device Activity results read from device Some results can be read directly from the fitness tracker without having to depend on the smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Yes
Step counting Step counting A basic feature of fitness trackers which automatically counts the amount of steps taken during daily activities.
Yes
Floors climbed Floors climbed Estimates the number of floors that you've climbed.
No
Food tracking Food tracking Can log food types into the app to keep track of daily calorie consumption.
No
GPS tracking GPS tracking Connects to GPS satellites to measure distance you moved during various exercises.
No
Sleep tracking Sleep tracking Provides information about the quality and duration of your sleep habits.
Yes
Sleep sensing method Sleep sensing method Auto mode senses when you are sleeping. Manual mode requires you to activate a setting on the device before you go to sleep.
Auto
Socialization Socialization Sharing results of activities among a circle of friends. Some results include each friend's progress toward goals. Fitness milestones are celebrated with badges. Sends cheers and taunts while competing in group activities.
Yes
Notifications Notifications The fitness tracker alerts you whenever your smart device receives a new text, phone call, or email, etc.
Yes
Inactivity alerts Inactivity alerts The fitness tracker alerts you when you've been inactive for a long period of time.
No
Alarm type Alarm type The device alerts you via sound or vibration.
Vibration
Music controls Music controls Controls music being played on your smartphone or directly from the device.
No
App name App name The manufacturer's app that you can download and install on the smartphone, tablet, or computer. The app presents the full amount of data.
Withings GO
OS compatibility OS compatibility List of compatible operating systems such as iOS, Android and Microsoft.
iOS, Android
Bluetooth USB dongle Bluetooth USB dongle Includes a dongle which can be used in case your old computer lacks Bluetooth.
No
Included accessories Included accessories Indicates what additional accessories are included.
USB charging dock
Dimensions (WxD) Dimensions (WxD) Dimensions of the device in inches.
1.6 x 0.4
Weight (oz.) Weight The weight in ounces of the fitness tracker.
1.8
Warranty (yrs.) Warranty The manufacturer's stated length of warranty.
1

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