Google Fit gets Android Wear watch face, will now estimate burned calories

Google Fit gets Android Wear watch face, will now estimate burned calories
Up until today, Google Fit was not able to provide an estimation of the numbers of calories you've burned during an activity, but that changed today as Google announced a new update for the Fit app that fills this gap while adding a few extra features as well.

While most fitness buffs will tell you that there's much more to a daily sport routine than just keeping your calories in check, most people have a single goal in mind during their daily/weekly routines: burn as many calories as possible. 

Thankfully, keeping track of the number of burned calories is now possible in Google Fit. Just update your profile with your age, height, and weight, and Google Fit will estimate the number of calories you've burned during an activity.

The new Google Fit update also comes with a redesigned history screen that groups your activities by days, weeks or months. A Google Fit widget that you can place on the homescreen of your smartphone and an Android Wear watch face are both included in the new version of the app.

The new Google Fit update will gradually spread out across Google Play servers, meaning that it might take a few days before your Android device gets the new features.

source: Google via Engadget

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8 Comments

1. kevv2288 unregistered

It also displays how many miles you traveled now as well

2. gaming64 unregistered

iOS already had that, the Apple Watch already had that. Proves that iOS is leading in the health department. Just saying.

3. Carlitos

Posts: 668; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Samsung has been doing it with S health way before apple and Google for into it

4. gaming64 unregistered

I never said that Apple did it first. I just said Apple is leading in health apps. Just saying. Don't take it too harsh.

5. Carlitos

Posts: 668; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Apple is not leading in any health app. Their health app is no better than the competition

6. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

S health???

7. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

U said apple already so they r leading.... S health been doing this for years way before apple thought about a watch... So is apple is leading and with what???

8. gaming64 unregistered

Whatever, droids. Like I said, just saying.

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