Samsung phones running android 13 cannot sync with Luxe and Fitbit Charge 5. Fitbit however has come out to say that the company will be fixing the said issue in the early parts of the coming year.
Samsung Phones Running Android 13 Cannot Sync With Luxe and Fitbit Charge 5
The Fitbit Charge 5 and Luxe are at the moment unable to sync well and correctly with Samsung galaxy phones that are running Android 13 as per a report on Friday from 9to5Google.
Threads curated from the Fitbit community forum showed that people are unable to sync their Charge 5 and Luxe devices on Samsung Galaxy phones. A moderator from Fitbit replied saying, “Our team has identified the root cause of the bug and we are working on a fix, which we anticipate releasing via an app update in early 2023.” Fitbit at the moment recommends users sync to another phone that can install the Fitbit app in a bid to try syncing or even setting up a device.
Apple Still Remains the Biggest Individual Player in the Wearable Industry
The wearies industry is one that has continued to push really impressive numbers, with 41.7 million being shipped in the early parts of this year, Apple still remains the biggest individual player in the industry all thanks to its apple watch, although the said device only works with the iPhone. This simply means that both Samsung and Google-owned Fitbit are really important contenders in the android market in the United States.
Google Is Now Integrating More Fitbit Features Slowly Into Its Own Watch
With the Pixel Watch being launched back in October, Google is now starting to integrate more Fitbit features slowly into its very own watch. The search giant also entered into a partnership with Samsung back in 2021 to integrate its Wear OS with the Galaxy Watch series. And while apple enjoyed a really healthy 36.1% global market share as of the first quarter of 20-22, both Samsung and Fitbit sit at 10% and 2.7% respectively as per a May report from Counterpoint Research.