Withings’ analog Activité smartwatches now work with Android

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Withings’ range of discrete and well-designed Activité smartwatches are finally compatible with Android. As of March 2nd, both the regular Activité and the cheaper Activité Pop (it’s pronounced Ac-ti-vi-TAY) work with Google’s mobile OS, feeding in data about sleep, steps, and distance travelled to Android’s health hub, Google Fit.

“The only people who notice it will tell you it’s a nice watch.”

When we reviewed the original Activité last year, we praised Withings for taking a measured approach to the idea of a smartwatch. Both the Activité and the plastic-strapped Activité Pop eschew the standard battery-guzzling screen for a simple analog watch face: one dial shows the time, another tracks the users’ daily activity. “The only people…

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