Samsung has added to the fun of their new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches with the Gear Fit. The Gear Fit is more fitness band than watch and offers the best of both worlds. It's sporting some great fitness tracking abilities thanks to the built-in heart-rate monitor, gyroscope and accelerometer, and also allows you to control media and receive notifications.
The Gear Fit has a 1.84" superAMOLED curved display and Bluetooth 4.0. The 210mAh battery should give you around 3-4 days of life on a single charge. It's also IP67 rated and allows for changing of the strap between orange, mocha grey and black.
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Like the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, the Gear Fit is due out this April.
Samsung Expands Industry-Leading Wearable Line with Samsung Gear Fit
New device blends style, fitness and convenience to provide ultimate connectivity for the active mobile consumer
Barcelona, Spain - February 24, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced the Samsung Gear Fit, the industry’s first curved, Super AMOLED wearable device for the active consumer. The Gear Fit offers the unmatched convenience of Samsung Gear technology with the most comprehensive fitness tools available, empowering consumers stay physically active without sacrificing personal style or mobile connectivity.
“Samsung understands that the next generation of wearable mobile solutions must directly reflect of the diverse interests and needs of consumers,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics. “In response, our Gear product portfolio continues to expand with unique devices for a wide range of lifestyles, including the new Gear Fit designed to help those consumers striving to live more fit and active lives without sacrificing their own personal style or their ability to stay connected on the go.”
Whether used as a standalone or companion device, the Samsung Gear Fit puts people in charge of their personal and active lives while staying connected so they never miss a moment. The ultimate modern fitness solution The Samsung Gear Fit was designed to comfortably contour to consumers’ wrists while offering a vivid Super AMOLED display. It provides much more than an everyday fitness band, keeping consumers up to date instant notifications from Galaxy smartphones such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner, third-party apps while consumers are on the move so they can stay connected. Changeable straps in Black, Orange and Mocha Grey will let users express their individual style, changing the look of the Gear Fit to match their outfit or mood for any type of activity.
The sleek new Samsung Gear Fit provides the superior connectivity benefits of Samsung wearable technology with a custom, real time fitness coaching to provide unique, personalized advice and workout recommendations.
The Gear Fit will be available globally starting from April. Full details and product images are available at www.samsungmobilepress.com or m. samsungmobilepress.com.