Consumer Electronics

Teardown: Under Armour Health Box

27 September 2016
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Under Armour revealed its first-ever connected fitness product portfolio. Among its products was the Under Armour HealthBox, the world's first connected fitness system made by athletes for athletes. The complete system includes UA Band, UA Scale and UA Heart Rate.

Summary points:

  • UA Scale
  • ITO-Coated Glass-Top Scale with Body Fat Measurement
  • Charder Private Labeled ICs—Possibly ODM by Charder Electronic Co.
  • IEEE 802.11b/g/n; BT V4.1
  • UA Band
  • Multi-Shot Molded UA Band (Assembly/Insertion/Test Costs)
  • BT V4.0+EDR Compliant
  • PMOLED LCD w/Touch & Cypress PSoC Touch Controller (Direct Materials and Manufacturing)
  • Optical Heart Rate Sensor
  • UA Heart Rate
  • Heart Rate Sensor using Electrical Pulses w/TI MCU
  • BT V4.0 LE
  • Target market: General Consumer

Released: Announced January 2016

Pricing: $300 to $400

Availability: Global

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $95.29

Major Components:

  • Display Module, 40 x 12 Dot Matrix, 4 PCs Icons, 488 White LEDs, Contains 2 HOLTEK HT1635B LED Display Driver ICs, with 6 Discrete Insulated Wires - MFG: LIGITEK ELECTRONICS CO. LTD - (Qty: 1)
  • Weighing Pan, Glass, Dark Tinted, ITO Coating, Printed - (Qty: 1)
  • Display Module, 1.4" Diagonal, Monochrome White OLED, 128 x 16, 0.1g, with Integrated Flex PCB - MFG: FUTABA CORP. - MPN: EPW1404AA - (Qty: 1)
  • MCU, 32-Bit ARM Cortex-M4 Core, 80MHz, 512KB Flash, 128KB SRAM, 3-Channel 12-Bit ADC, 109 GPIOs - MFG: ST MICROELECTRONICS - MPN: STM32L476QEI6 - (Qty: 1)
  • Bluetooth/WLAN Module, Contains Broadcom BCM43438KUBG, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 - MFG: AZUREWAVE TECHNOLOGIES INC. - MPN: AW-NM230NF-H - (Qty: 1)
  • Chest Strap, Elastic Cloth Laminate, 2 Contact Snaps, with Metal Strap Slide and Hook - (Qty: 1)
  • Wrist Band B, Top, 3-Shot Injection-Molded TPSiV, Co-Molded with Polycarbonate & Plastic Pieces, with Molded Machined, Painted Aluminum Home Button & 2 Metal Lock Pins - (Qty: 1)
  • MCU, 32-Bit ARM Cortex-M4 with FPU Core, 100MHz, 512KB Flash, 128KB SRAM, 16-Channel 12-Bit ADC, USB OTG FS, 50 GPIOs - MFG: ST MICROELECTRONICS - MPN: STM32F411RET6 - (Qty: 1)
  • Enclosure, UA Scale, Top, Injection-Molded ABS - (Qty: 1)
  • Bluetooth, Single Chip, V4.0+EDR - MFG: BROADCOM CORP. - MPN: BCM20715A1KUBXG - (Qty: 1)

UA Scale – UA Scale Display Module  UA Scale – UA Scale Display Module

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