Fitbit Announces South African Availability of Highly Anticipated Fitbit Surge

Fitbit, Inc., the market leader in the fast-growing Connected Health and Fitness category,  today announced the launch of Fitbit Surge™ in South Africa. The Fitbit Surge will be available in iStore and DionWired from today, and within a broader range of Authorised Retailer stores in the coming months. It will be available in the colour black and in small and large sizes, at a recommended retail price of R3 999.*

Train Smarter with Fitbit Surge

Fitbit’s Fitness Super Watch – Fitbit Surge – includes all the below powerful features:

  • Built-in GPS delivers stats like pace, distance, elevation and split times. Fitbit Surge seamlessly syncs with mobile devices to show route history and workout summaries, leading to smarter training 
  • Multiple Sport Mode, to classify workouts and view detailed summaries of exercises completed—including heart rate and calories burned
  • Smart combination of desirable smartwatch features including customisable watch faces, Caller ID, text alerts and mobile music control 
  • Advanced eight-sensor technology – GPS, 3-axis accelerometers, 3-axis gyroscope, digital compass, optical heart rate monitor, altimeter, ambient light sensor and a touchscreen
  • Backlit LCD touchscreen display for easy viewing and navigation through real-time stats, workout apps and alarms
  • Battery life up to 7 days, to track everything from the work week to a full marathon on one charge

Together with the above, Fitbit Surge will soon be able to track sport activities like road biking and mountain biking, and capture your activity data in one place with easy to read historical charts and graphs. Fitbit Surge bike-tracking will be available to all Fitbit Surge users in North America by next month, on iOS and Android, with global availability coming soon.