Fitbit Becomes The Top Leading Fitness App For Both Android and iOS.


Fitbit Becomes The Top Leading Fitness App For Both Android and iOS.

The leader in fast-growing Connected Health and Fitness category,Fitbit, has continued to expand its leadership by recently announcing that its activity and sleep trackers can now sync directly to 44 Android and iOS devices, and increase from the previous 26 in January. Additionally, from bring fitness and health towards even more consumers, Fitbit has also announced today that the free Fitbit application will now preload on the new HTC One(M8) enabling users to keep track of their  activity by simply using their smartphones.

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With instant access to recently updated data on mobile devices, users will have an easier time to integrate their workout into everyday life, Fitibit activity tracker sync through the use of Bluetooth, 4.0 to a wide variety of mobile devices for both the iOS and Android platforms. The Fitbit application is one one of the top downloaded application for connected fitness devices on both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores.

The increase of Android users utilizing the Fitbit app has risen up more that 1 million downloads from Google Play store along with a 4 tar rating. Recent studies have shown by app analytic firm Distimo, the Fitbit application has managed to account for up to 83 percent of device installation for Google Play store among the top fitness tracker apps. The study done by Distimo has confirmed that Fitbit currently dominates partnered apps for fitness tracker competition on iOS with a 72 percent of downloads.


Regardless of platform, with directly syncing to the free Fitbit application, users can also view the activity states in real time, which will measure from steps taken, travelled distance, calories burned, active minutes and floors climbed to sleep quality. Fitbits Mobile and online tools have been proven to increase the users motivation, usually those with one more more friends using it as well, with features like notification, badges and leader boards,  tend to reach their goal much more faster with some friendly competition thrown in, with added cheer, taunt and direct messaging features with friends.

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