Apple stopped selling fitness bracelets Fitbit




Apple removed from the online store of the production company Fitbit. Last produces sports accessories, designed to collect information on the health of users. On the reasons Apple’s decision not yet known.


A possible reason may be the launch of Apple’s own portable computer Apple Watch, having a functional fitness trackers. Disclaimer of sales Fitbit may be associated with the fact that the latter is in no hurry to integrate their solutions with HealthKit – «apple” platform, which already operate Jawbone, Withings and other market leaders fitness devices.

The solution Apple has learned about a week after the Fitbit said it has no plans to implement support HealthKit. However, this possibility can not be excluded in the future.

“Now we do not plan to integrate with HealthKit. This is an interesting platform, and we will watch its development, considering the new possibilities that it could bring to users Fitbit. Currently we are working on other projects that should be of interest to our users, “- said the Fitbit.

People were surprised by this step of the company, given that the presentation of the application “Health” and platform HealthKit, Apple mentioned Fitbit.


It is unclear also whether Apple intends to waive sales fitness devices from other manufacturers, in particular, Nike. Show the company does not comment on this information.

Earlier, the US giant computer electronics removed from the Apple Store products company Bose. This was announced a few months after the deal with Apple Beats Electronics and a few days after the National Football League has banned athletes use headphones Beats.

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