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Fitbit Sense

The Sense can perform an electrocardiogram (ECG), but it’s pending approval by the FDA. To use it, you’ll touch and hold your pointer finger and thumb on the bottom-left and top-right bezels surrounding the screen. | Fitbit

Fitbit has debuted two new smartwatches, the Sense and the Versa 3. The $329 Sense is the flagship option and is the most capable Fitbit wearable yet. The Versa 3 succeeds the Versa 2 and will cost $229. Preorders for both watches begin today through Fitbit’s site, and they’ll release in the US in late September.

Though the two new watches look similar, the Sense has a few more advanced health tracking features, such as detailed heart rate scans with atrial fibrillation (afib) detection via the electrocardiogram (EKG) app built into the watch (still pending FDA approval). In that way, it’s on par with Apple’s and Samsung’s recent smartwatches (though, Samsung’s EKG capability in the Galaxy Watch 3 is also still pending FDA approval).

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