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HTC Grip: hands-on photos

HTC is bringing its design experience to the fitness world with a new GPS band that improves on the Nike FuelBand design.
By Matthew Miller, Contributing Writer
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HTC Grip home screen

The main display shows the time, date, and willpower score.

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HTC Grip band design

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HTC Grip closed clasp

The clasp is fairly easy to pop open with a bit of pressure

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Open clasp

Two side buttons press in to release the Grip

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Grip charging cable connected

There is a proprietary charging cable for the Grip

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Plug the cable into a USB port

The Grip charges via USB

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Activity view

The Grip display orientation rotates depending on what is taking place

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Other apps

Other apps are supported on the Grip

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Calendar on the Grip

You can view your appointments

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Grip and Sony SmartWatch 3

HTC Grip and Sony SmartWatch 3 both have GPS

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Back of the Grip and SmartWatch 3

Both of these devices can be forced open

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HTC Grip and Fitbit Charge HR

The Grip doesn't have a heart rate monitor, but the Charge HR has no GPS

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Back of the HTC Grip and Charge HR

I prefer the more traditional watch clasp of the Fitbit Charge HR

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