Today Fitbit, the leading brand for wearable fitness trackers announced Fitbit™ Ace an activity tracker that makes fitness fun for kids while inspiring the entire family to build healthy habits together and help fight decreasing levels of activity in children.
Designed for kids ages 8 and older
Ace automatically tracks steps, active minutes and sleep, has up to 5 days of battery life, features an adjustable, showerproof wristband in two bright colours, and provides encouragement to be active.
Plus, with the new Fitbit family account, parents can control who their kids connect within the Fitbit® app so they can safeguard their kids’ privacy and stay on top of their activity.
Pricing & Availability
Fitbit Ace is available for presale today on Fitbit.com for €99.99. Ace will also be available exclusively at Argos.
Tracks your child’s daily steps and active minutes.
REWARDS & BADGES
Acknowledges goals and milestones with fun celebration messages and badges.
SET ACTIVITY GOALS
With customizable step and active minute goals, Fitbit Ace gets kids moving and makes it fun!
From puddle jumping to lunchtime spills, Ace can handle whatever your kid gets into.
Kids can stay motivated by challenging others to step competitions in the Fitbit app.
Ace tracks your child’s sleep duration, sheds light on their ZZZ’s and encourages good bedtime habits.
Battery life up to 5 days so kids can spend less time charging and more time moving.**
With 10 fun clock face designs that show the date, time, goal progress and more, kids can choose their favorite style.
REMINDERS TO MOVE
You can turn on Reminders to Move notifications—friendly on-screen messages encouraging kids to stay active all day.
FITBIT APP: PARENT VIEW
Parents set up a family account and then create an account for their child where they can view activity and progress.
FITBIT APP: KID VIEW
Kids can see their stats and badges and change their clock faces in the app through a secure Kid View that can be turned on and off from the family account.
Ace automatically syncs to iOS & Android devices so you can track your child’s activity trends over time and see how small steps make a big impact!
Safeguard Your Kids’ Privacy and Stay Connected
Protecting kids’ privacy is top of mind for parents who let their kids use technology. That’s why our new Fitbit family account is designed to be compliant with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and other applicable privacy laws, allowing parents to manage who their children connect with and what information they see in the Fitbit app:
- Parent view setting: Lets you navigate between your view and your kid’s view to check their activity, progress and approve their friend requests from family members and friends (coming soon) at any time in the Fitbit app. Ace automatically syncs with most Android and iOS devices; Windows devices coming soon.[ix]
- Child view setting: Limits what data your child sees in the Fitbit app, such as stats, friend requests, and more.
- Stay in touch: For kids with smartphones, ensure they never miss your call with notifications directly on their wrist.