Jawbone stops production of its UP2, UP3 and UP4 fitness trackers?

Jawbone stops production of its UP2, UP3 and UP4 fitness trackers?
A report published today says that fitness tracker manufacturer Jawborne has stopped production of its UP2, UP3, and UP4 models. The company is supposedly selling the inventory to a third-party company that will resell the devices. The reseller agreed to the transaction, but only by paying an unknown discount. This way Jawbone gets some badly needed cash, and the third party reseller has the opportunity to turn a profit even if it sells the inventory at rock bottom prices.

Jawbone is also said to have stopped production of its Bluetooth speakers and is currently looking around for someone to unload the inventory to. The manufacturer has yet to confirm any of this, so for the moment you should take this report with a grain of salt. In addition, the published report made it clear that the company is looking to raise money to keep going, and is not leaving the wearables business. The UP fitness trackers will still be available for purchase even if Jawbone is not making them

The Jawbone UP2, UP3 and UP4 do not come with a display, but instead they sync with an app on your smartphone. This app delivers stats and analyzes your sleeping patterns, your movements (such as counting the number of steps you are taking), and the number of calories you are burning each day. There is even a virtual coach to motivate you. The UP4 offers all of this and adds a mobile payment service using your American Express card.

Will Jawbone close up shop for good, or is there still some life left in the company? Stay tuned.

source: TechInsider via AndroidAuthority



1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

its a turd anyway... even AA give 5/10 scorehttp://www.androidauthority.com/jawbone-up3-review-690627/

2. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

i hope its not true... im a Jawbone user from Up24 to now Up3 i love the customer support of the company, i bought my jawbone up24 use it for 6mos and then suddenly, stop working. i contact them and after a week they sent me a brand new replacement! that fast we need this kind of support esp. for wearables. the software is very easy and fast and the counting is fairly accurate. the Resting heart rate helps and will advices you to increase water before bed or record your water intake if RHR increases very useful and effective my only problem is the Clasp that locks hate them lol!

3. ava51

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

good. No more crappy products from them

6. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

it's about time...i had two jawbones, both died for no reason...s**t products, s**t company

7. chebner

Posts: 249; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I wonder if Sam's club is the third party retailer? Was there yesterday and all the UPs were heavily discounted. The UP3 was only $80, $100 off.

8. surethom

Posts: 1748; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

It's a shame jawbone has the Best sleep tracker , microsoft band comes a close 2nd bit all others including fitbit are terrible they only record the length of time asleep unlike Jawbone that gives full light & deep sleep.

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