Misfit’s first smartwatch could give Android Wear a run for its money

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LAS VEGAS — Wearable maker Misfit is finally jumping into the smartwatch game.

The company, which was acquired by watchmaker Fossil in 2015, introduced its new Vapor smartwatch, which will be the company’s first wearable to have a touchscreen. 

The company, which up until now has been more focused on fashion-forward fitness trackers and “hybrid” watches, plans to release the $ 199 watch later this year.

Misift didn’t skimp on specs for the Vapor. It has has a round 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 processor, and has two-day battery life. It’s also equipped with a heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope and altimeter. Read more…

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