Goqii Vital 3.0 Band Launched in India With Ability to Measure Body Temperature

Goqii Vital 3.0 smart band hopes to detect an early COVID-19 symptom with the body temperature sensor.

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Goqii Vital 3.0 Band Launched in India With Ability to Measure Body Temperature

Goqii Vital 3.0 is up for pre-bookings in India

Highlights
  • Goqii Vital 3.0 comes with a colour display
  • Goqii Vital 3.0 can receive calls and text notifications
  • The band can track heart rate and blood pressure

Goqii Vital 3.0 smart band is the latest fitness wearables from Goqii. The smart band includes features that can track and measure heart rate, blood pressure, and sleep. The Vital 3.0 band is also capable of tracking body temperature that the company believes is going to be a "breakthrough" in detecting early COVID-19 symptoms. One of the early symptoms of COVID-19 is the sudden rise in body temperature. To check the accuracy of early detection of COVID-19, Goqii has collaborated German health tech company, Thryve. The company said that the trials are underway and the results are expected in the next six months.

Goqii Vital 3.0 Smart Band: Price in India, Availability

Goqii Vital 3.0 is priced at Rs. 3,999 in India. The smart band is currently up for pre-booking on Goqii India site and the company in a note stated that the Vital 3.0 will soon be available to purchase via Amazon and Flipkart. It was also added that the smart band will be available in India in "phases."

"Goqii Vital 3.0 will be available in India in phases and on an immediate basis for the frontline workers, government and private enterprises and some units will be available for the public," the company said in a statement.

Goqii Vital 3.0 Smart Band: Specifications

The Goqii Vital 3.0 smart band features a colour display and is waterproof. The company claims that a single charge can provide up to a week of battery life. Users can also receive messages, calls, along with other notifications on the smart band. The Goqii Vital 3.0 band can be operated and managed via the Goqii app.

Additionally, the smart band is capable of tracking all-day activities such as steps, distance, and calories burned. The key highlight of the band is the thermal sensor that can detect body temperature. The temperature range is between 77 degrees Fahrenheit to 113 degrees Fahrenheit with an accuracy of +/- 0.3-degree Fahrenheit. Goqii with this feature hopes to detect the early symptom of COVID-19. The company has also collaborated with German health tech start-up Thryve to conduct a clinical study in India to check the accuracy of early detection of COVID-19 using the wearable.

The Goqii Vital 3.0 can also track and monitor blood pressure, heart rate, and sleep. There's also an Exercise Mode on the band.

The company also added that users on purchasing the Goqii Vital 3.0 will get 12 months of Goqii Play subscription and three months of Goqii Health Coach subscription.


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Abhik Sengupta Abhik Sengupta writes about smartphones and tablets for Gadgets 360, out of Delhi. Abhik is working as a sub-editor for Gadgets 360 and has also frequently written about mobile apps and data privacy. Abhik is available on Twitter at @abhiksengupta and can be reached out on abhiks@ndtv.com. More
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