Fitbit recalled its Ionic wristwatches having fitness-tracking features after evident risks of reports of skin burning and overheating. The company had originated a spontaneous recall of the smartwatch with a refund of $299 and a discount on a replacement product.
The Fitbit Ionic smartwatch was established between 2017 and 2020, vending 1.75 million worlds widely. Meanwhile, the company, now possessed by Google, acquired 170 reports of the lithium battery which is getting overheated in the smartwatch, BBC claimed.
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Following the Consumer Product Safety Commission [CPSC] of United States, there were about 78 reports of burn scratches and bruises in the United States, which incorporates 2 of the incidents of third-degree bruises from an over-heated scorching battery. The Commission also claimed that it was acquired the information and reports of about 40 skin burns from the Fitbit Ionic wrist watch internationally.
The company has also produced a statement regarding this problem and claimed, “Fitbit’s top priority is customer’s safety and out of a plethora of caution, we are recalling Fitbit Ionic wrist smartwatches voluntarily.” The statement has elucidated that the number of reports about the troublesome wrist watches pictured as less than that of 0.012% of units sold and marketed.
This smartwatch is possessed with a band of polyurethane band of the color LCD screen of 1.4 inches which can exhibit knowledge about the activity, sleep, and heart rate. The model number which is FB503 is located on the rear of the gadget near where the band is inclined.
Governors of the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch must contact Fitbit via making call 888-925-1764 or its website for getting information on how to get back to the wristwatch in USD for a $299 refund. Keepers of the flawed watch can also get an approach to a specific discounted rate on select Fitbit bands, gadgets, and services for a restricted time.