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Runtastic Moment: A watch that's also an activity tracker

If you thought that the introduction of the Apple Watch was going to stop other manufacturers from coming out with activity trackers and watches, you’re wrong. Just this week we heard about Google making Android Wear watches compatible with iOS, and now a company best known for its activity trackers and iOS app — Runtastic — has announced the new Runtastic Moment.

Runtastic was recently acquired by Adidas, tying it to one of the big players in fitness gear. Runtastic Moment is a traditional watch with an analog dial and a daily progress indicator to show how active users are, as well as the ability to sync to the Runtastic Me app via Bluetooth. Other notifications come through vibration and an LED.

Runtastic Moment uses a standard watch battery inside that keeps it going for up to six months without replacement, and is waterproof up to 300 feet. In case you’re away from your iPhone for a while, Moment will store up to seven days of data.

The Runtastic Moment comes in four different styles: Fun ($129), a 37mm round watch with a stainless steel case and matching silicone strap in indigo, raspberry, sand and plum; Basic ($129), a 42mm model with a stainless steel case in black or sand; Classic ($179), 42mm in silver, rose gold, or gold finished stainless steel and a leather strap; and Elite, 46mm ($179) and in basic black only. 

Watches with tracking capabilities are nothing new; the Withings Activité and Activité Pop have both been on the market for a while, but don’t provide nearly as much information on the dial as the Moment does. 

Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!