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Wyze takes aim at Fitbit and Apple with new $25 fitness band and $20 scale

Wyze made a name for itself back in 2017 when it started selling a minimal cube-shaped security camera for $20. With a team comprised of ex-Apple employees, WyzeCam offered 1080p video, motion and sound detection, night vision, two-way audio, and 14 days of free cloud recording for a fraction of the cost Nest, Ring, and Logitech charged.

Now Wyze is bringing its affordable engineering to smart fitness gear in the form of a $25 activity tracker and a $20 scale. Like the cameras, there’s nothing cut-rate about them other than their price, and they bring many of the high-end features we expect from far pricey devices.

The Wyze Band looks something like a Fitbit Charge 2, with a somewhat thick vertical design and a 1-inch color OLED display and a “comfortable strap design.” Wyze says the tracker has the same 5 ATM rating as the Apple Watch (meaning it can

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