HTC cancels its first wearable fitness band, the Grip

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HTC was planning to turn around its business this year by branching out of smartphones, but it appears the company is pulling back the reins.

The company has cancelled the launch of its debut wearable, the fitness-centric Grip. HTC has instead opted to “align Grip with the entire product portfolio for health and fitness launching later this year,” (whatever that means) according to Engadget.

The Grip we saw at Mobile World Congress earlier this year might look a little different when it’s re-announced this fall, which is interesting considering a fitness band from HTC just recently received its Bluetooth certification. Perhaps that’s the one coming out later this year?

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