GOQii has launched the upgraded smartband with NFC support at a discounted price of its subscription at Rs. 1,999 for the three months, Rs. 2,999 for six months and Rs. 3,999 for 12 months. The upgraded GOQii band will go on sale via company’s website & selected online retailers.
Speaking on this new development, Vishal Gondal, CEO and Founder, GOQii said:
“Technology is transforming healthcare at an incredible pace and resulting in dynamic outcomes for the industry. Today we’re announcing the integration of doctors and diagnostics on our platform with the intention to offer preventive healthcare solutions to our users. This truly revolutionary integration of coaches, diagnostics and medical practitioners will provide users an entire spectrum of real-time lifestyle and healthcare services on one single platform.”
Mr Rohit Kapoor, Senior Director & Chief Growth Officer, Max Healthcare, said:
“We at Max Healthcare are extremely proud to partner with GOQii and believe in its vision to build a healthier ecosystem. With the increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases, an initiative which involves bringing the reputed doctors from Max Healthcare on board and combining it with GOQii’s existing proposition of fitness tracking, coaching and the science of behavioral change is fantastic. GOQii has already established a high quality, sustainable, holistic approach for their user’s wellbeing. Over time, Max Healthcare will collaborate closely with GOQii in the areas of preventive health programs, diagnostics and continued care”.
Dr A Velumani, founder and CEO, Thyrocare, said:
“Preventive healthcare is vital to reduce the financial burden incurred due to sick care on self, society and government. GOQii’s holistic approach and work towards increasing awareness and practice of preventive healthcare is the need of the hour in a country like India. We are thrilled to associate ourselves with GOQii to help revolutionize the health ecosystem by providing users information on their biochemistry – in full and in advance nationwide.”
GOQii band has a sleeker design and comes with enhanced OLED display. The band comes with an integrated charger, which can be plugged into any standard USB port. It supports NFC and will also be able to make payments. This feature is currently available only for Axis Bank account holders. GOQii claims, battery life on the new band will last minimum of 2-weeks on a single charge.
Apart from his announcement, GOQii also announced health features such as the Health Risk Assessment, Health locker, Health Risk Assessment and Diagnostics on its platform. The company today announced partnerships with Thyrocare and Max Healthcare. This will allow users to see their diagnostic data from Thyrocare directly from within the Goqii app. This new version of Goqii app will be available on August 5th.