At this year’s IFA in Berlin, the watch brand Misfit is debuting a brand new timepiece. This is the company’s second try at creating a hybrid watch, and they’ve given it the name Misfit Command.
Misfit, which is already well-known for its fashionable selection of wearables, has not yet distributed an official press release. Instead, it has silently added Misfit Command to the selection of devices that are now on display.
The business debuted its first analogue watch, the Misfit Phase, in the previous year as part of its lineup of wearables. The device has a straightforward appearance and provides some features for measuring fitness in addition to providing standard smartphone notifications.
As can be seen in the photographs located both above and below, the Misfit Command has a lot more sophisticated overall appearance. About two years ago, Fossil completed the acquisition of the company, and the brand’s imprint is beginning to become more noticeable.
The new hybrid has several characteristics in common with previous items in the Fossil collection, especially the Skagen Hagen Connected. It isn’t until you really put your hands on the watch that you can fully appreciate its superb design and beautiful finish. When it comes to the overall design, it is safe to state that wearable technology is surely making leaps and bounds in 2017.
If you only looked at it, you probably wouldn’t guess that this is a device that uses advanced technology. In addition to this, this is the goal that Misfit wishes to accomplish. A watch that fits into your life like a glove and provides you with the best of both worlds, with a fashionable appearance on the outside and digital intelligence concealed on the inside.
Keep in mind that the device will only be able to provide the most fundamental aspects of fitness tracking for you. You will only receive information on your steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and hours slept if the accelerometer is built-in. Don’t bother looking for a heart rate monitor because it isn’t in that room.
There is also some functionality similar to that of a smartwatch. This includes alerts for new messages, reminders, and appointments on your calendar, as well as a smart button function and other features.
Connect adds a little sub-dial with smaller icons that help you know what you are looking at, in contrast to the Phase, which relied on color coding to convey the nature of the information that was being displayed. It is possible that at first it is not very intuitive, but in order to find a way to display notifications on a watch that does not have a digital screen, you will definitely need to be creative.
The Misfit Connect will be available in the fourth quarter, with pricing beginning at $149.99. There will be four different variants available for selection. All of them have a water resistance of fifty meters, and they are made of stainless steel and have a matte appearance.