- Whoop 4.0 includes new oxygen and skin temperature sensors, and better HR tracking.
- Accessories options include waterproof battery packs and clothes suitable for wearing the tracker in different locations.
- A subscription is required to get the device, but existing subscribers can use it for free.
Whoop released its latest subscription-based fitness tracker Whoop 4.0, upgraded its predecessor with blood oxygen and skin temperature sensors, and more accurate heart rate (HR) readings.
The 4.0 updated HR sensor configuration comes with five LEDs and adds an additional green light, saying DC RainmakerIn fact, there are many hardware changes, including a 33% size reduction, and it retains 5 days of battery life due to better battery technology. The $49 wireless Whoop battery pack is now waterproof, which is the perfect choice if you are out for a run and get caught in the rain.
The added haptic motor can realize vibration notification. One of its first uses is a sleep coach, which can wake you up at the optimal stage of sleep.
Whoop also provides a new way to wear a tracker through Whoop Body clothing. This includes not only the new band, but also boxers, bras, shorts and leggings, and even compression tops. These clothes are not designed for the previous Whoop hardware, and in addition to the subscription, there is an additional charge.
sign up Ouch It costs $30 a month and takes at least 6 months. Better deals are long-term, with a price of $288 per year, or $324 for 18 months.The advantage of the subscription model is free upgrades — Existing customers can get 4.0 for free. The device should be shipped on September 27th.