Misfit's 'Vapor' Smart Watch Launching on October 31

Tuesday October 24, 2017 6:00 AM PDT by Juli Clover

Misfit today announced the launch of its first smart watch, the Misfit Vapor. First announced at CES 2017, the Misfit Vapor features a 1.39-inch circular AMOLED touchscreen that's attached to a traditional watch band.

Like many other smart watches on the market, the Vapor features an accelerometer, altimeter, gyroscope, optical heart rate sensor, GPS, and microphone. The sensors are used for a range of health and fitness tracking features.


Vapor runs Android Wear 2.0 and is compatible with both iOS and Android devices.

It offers customizable, personalized watch faces with quick access to calories burned and distance traveled, plus it includes built-in access to songs from Google Play or Pandora.

Since it runs Android Wear, hundreds of popular apps are available on the device at launch, and it supports Google Assistant and "Ok Google" queries.


Inside, there's a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and 4GB storage, along with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support. Vapor is water resistant up to 50 meters and comes in Jet Black, Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold.

Misfit Vapor will be available for purchase on October 31 from Misfit.com, while Misfit Vapor email subscribers will be able to make a purchase earlier. Misfit Vapor is priced at $199.

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32 months ago
It's beautiful.
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32 months ago
Is it really a good idea to call a watch Vapor, after all what operating system is it going to run VaporWare?
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32 months ago
if one really needs 4GB of memory in a freaking watch, then we're doing something wrong.
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32 months ago

Is it really a good idea to call a watch Vapor, after all what operating system is it going to run VaporWare?

Well, it's not a big leap...when you name your company Misfit.
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32 months ago

It's beautiful.

Wow, I am impressed at how nice it is as well.. Nicely done Misfit... let's just hope it works as good as it looks...

edit: just read it has android wear support... dang, this might be my go to watch if I ever switch to Android. Like how it looks.
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32 months ago
Looks neat but you cannot beat the Garmin line. I have the Fenix 5x and it's incredible. Returned my Apple watch 3 for it. Also if you don't want to spend a lot of money the Vivoactive 3 is basically a Fenix at half price. Incredible devices that put fitness first and nerdy smartwatch second. If your priority is sending emojis from your watch, it's not for you.

The data that Garmin provides and the ability to access it via the web is indispensable if you are remotely interested in fitness.

I trashed Garmin for the longest time because LOL the screens are terrible, etc. Then I realized the purpose. It's pretty amazing.
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