The Giant Electronics Company Samsung announced the two new products in their fitness lineup. Company unveiled the Samsung Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX. The Gear Fit2 is priced at $180 and will be available beginning June 10, while the Gear IconX will be available beginning in Q3 this year.
“Living a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for consumers to enjoy fulfilling lives. Our wearable technology can enhance existing routines and blend fitness and fun. The Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are specialized to easily address these needs, ultimately allowing users to get more out of their fitness experiences and everyday activities,” said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.
Samsung Gear Fit2
The successor of quite successful fitness band Gear Fit, the new Gear Fit2 features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM) that offer accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement. Samsung Gear Fit2 comes with
1.5-inch(216×432) curved Super AMOLED display. The device is powered by 1Ghz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB RAM. It also have 4GB internal.
Gear Fit2 runs on Tizen OS and compatible with Android 4.4 and above. Wearable is backed by 200 mAh battery with IP68 certified dust and water resistant. For connectivity device includes Bluetooth v4.2. It comes with the color options like Black, blue and pink.
Gear Fit2 comes with Auto Activity Tracking feature along with the standalone music player that enables users to actively workout with motivation without the need of a mobile device
Samsung Gear IconX
Along with the Fitness band, Samsung also launched Gear IconX cord-free earbuds. One of the most highlighted feature of the cord is that it can track fitness information and provide users with feedback on their running performance. The pairs come with three different sizes of eartips and wingtips, and can be activated by simply placing the earbuds in the user’s ears.
Samsung Gear IconX also includes 4GB built-in storage that can stores upto 1,000 songs. The earbuds are backed by 47mAh battery along with the case which also includes 315mAh battery. The cord-free are splash resistant and comes with three color options: Black, blue and white. It also comes with voice guide in 15 different languages.