PSA: Fitbit Aria WiFi scale available now for $130


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It’s been three months since Fitbit got into the WiFi scale game, but until now Withings has remained pretty much the only option for weight watchers who actually intend to buy one. Now, though, the Fitbit Aria is finally shipping and, just like Fitbit said it would, it costs $ 130. That’s potentially not a bad deal, seeing as how it matches the $ 160 Withings scale in a few key areas: it tracks weight, BMI and body fat percentage, gives you the option of tweeting your poundage, and can recognize up to eight different users. Like Fitbit, too, it allows you to access your data through a website, or an iOS / Android app.

Of course, the main thing the Aria has that Withings doesn’t is a fitness monitor to go with it. The Aria is designed to work with the company’s Fitbit trackers, which log physical activity, calories burned, stairs climbed and, if you’re diligent about data entry, the various meals you’ve consumed. Since all that information lives online in an alphabet soup of healthiness, it might paint a more complete picture of how fit you are. Then again, you’d have to commit to wearing the Fitbit day in and day out. And, you know, pay $ 100 for it. Your call.

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