Two years after launching the Nike+ FuelBand app on iOS, the company has finally launched the app on the Android platform. This app has all the functionalities of its iOS counterpart and can connect to an Android smartphone with Bluetooth LE capabilities. Also Read - Fake apps scam: How to identify fake apps on Android, iOSAlso Read - Android 12 beta 2 rolling out: New privacy features, tweaked design and more
While the app is compatible with any Android smartphone featuring Bluetooth LE and running on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above, at the moment it is only compatible with a few smartphones. These include the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S5, as well as the HTC One, Nexus 5 and the Moto X. Also Read - Twitter Blue FAQs: What is it? How much does it cost? Is free Twitter going away?
With 30 million users, NikeFuel is rapidly becoming the universal measure of activity, Nike s Stefan Olander said. Now, with the launch of the Nike+ FuelBand App for Android we’re delighted to help even more athletes get better.”
Nike s FuelBand was recently in the news with reports about massive layoffs in the company s hardware department. This also led to rumors about the company shifting its focus from hardware to software and working closely with Apple on its fitness-tracking initiatives.
Nike+ FuelBand for Android is currently only available in the US, UK, Canada, Germany and Japan. If you are in one of these countries, you can head over to the Google Play Store to download the app.