Withings Activité and Activité Pop fitness trackers now play nicely with Android

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The Withings Activité and Activité  Pop, a pair of stylish fitness tracker-smartwatch hybrids, now sync up with Android phones.

The wearables sport an old-fashioned analog watch, but they have the same kind of tracking capabilities as devices from the Jawbone or Fitbit line. Withings announced at Mobile World Congress the watches can connect to the company's Health Mate app for checking out your data and exporting it to Google Fit.

Unlike your standard Android Wear device that only gets around a day or so of battery life, the Withings wearables can last about eight months since they don't have any kind of digital display. They will, however, automatically update the current time to match when you switch time zones.

The Activité is the higher-end device of the two, priced at around $390. The Pop model is more budget-focused, priced at $150 exclusively at Best Buy.

Why this matters: It's a nice win for Android to get these devices to join the Google Fit ecosystem. Google has been trying to lure more developers to support its fitness platform, even throwing a contest to spark interest. We expect to see a ton of wearables this year, so we'll see how these two fare against burgeoning competition.

This story, "Withings Activité and Activité Pop fitness trackers now play nicely with Android" was originally published by Greenbot.

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