Google is reportedly trying to buy Fitbit [2019]

Google is reportedly trying to buy Fitbit [2019]


Google parent organization Alphabet is in converses with purchase wearable organization Fitbit. There is right now no affirmation that the arrangement will happen, as per sources acquainted with the discussions, nor is it realized the amount Alphabet has offered to gain the US-based organization. The news pursues a report a month ago from CNBC that Fitbit was investigating a deal.

Google has had an impact in the wearable market for a considerable length of time with its Wear OS working framework, however these have attempted to rival the Apple Watch, notwithstanding getting help from a wide scope of organizations including LG, Fossil, and Tic Watch. Indeed, even Samsung, a significant Android producer, has dodged Wear OS for its very own Tizen working framework.

There have been diligent gossipy tidbits throughout the years that Google has been keen on discharging a Google-marked Pixel smartwatch. At a certain point in 2016 these plans nearly brought about a Google smartwatch getting a discharge, yet the organization purportedly cut out these plans over worries that the watches could “…bring down the name of the Google equipment brand.”

These LG-made smartwatches later discharged as the LG Watch Sport and LG Watch Style in 2017 to ordinary surveys. Apple’s involvement with the Apple Watch, in the interim, recommends that well-being is quick turning into an executioner application for smartwatches, and it’s a region that Fitbit has been progressively centered on for its own wellness trackers. Nonetheless, Fitbit’s reputation with shrewd watches is increasingly inconsistent, in spite of securing smartwatch maker Pebble in 2016. The Fitbit Versa 2, for instance, was an incredible wellness tracker yet a normal savvy when it discharged not long ago.


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