Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Gear Icon X: all you need to know

Samsung continued its expansion in the fitness wearable market today with the global unveiling of the Gear Fit 2 and the Gear Icon X. Each product is designed with consumers’ fitness needs in mind and includes features such as precise tracking technology and a standalone music player to provide users with the optimal fitness experience.

The Gear Fit 2 features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM) that offer accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement, while providing instant feedback on the user’s workout. The Gear Icon X are truly cord-free earbuds that can track fitness information and provide users with feedback on their running performance. Both the Gear Fit 2 and Gear Icon X are optimised to benefit users’ various fitness levels, whether they are training for a marathon or taking a daily stroll through the neighbourhood.

Gear Fit 2: Advanced Features for Fitness

• Features an ergonomic, sleek and slim design for comfortable everyday use
• Provides a Super AMOLED curved display with a high-resolution colour touchscreen for easy fitness monitor, or checking and responding to text message notifications
• Embedded GPS and HRM sensor for accurate data tracking of activities that fit any lifestyle
• With Auto Activity Tracking feature, users won’t have to manually activate the sports band – whether running, walking, cycling, or utilising rowing machine or elliptical trainer
• Enables easy transfer of fitness data between S Health and other select fitness applications, and provides ‘Step Challenges,’ for 1:1 competition with your friends
• The standalone music player enables users to actively workout with motivation without the need of a mobile device

Gear Icon X: A Simple and Wireless Experience

• Provides a lightweight, secure and comfortable fit with three different sizes of ear tips and wingtips, and can be activated by simply placing the earbuds in the user’s ears
• Enables tracking of fitness data such as distance, speed, duration, heart rate and calories burned, and easily syncs with S Health
• Includes a Voice Guide feature that provides instant voice feedback on the user’s workout progress and provides a standalone music listening experience
• With Bluetooth capability and an internal storage that can play up to 1,000 MP3s, users can simply tap or swipe the earbuds to easily control the music

The Gear Fit 2 will be available beginning June 10, 2016 and the Gear IconX will be available beginning in Q3 2016.

Full specs:

Samsung Gear Fit 2:

Display: 1.5”, Curved Super AMOLED 216 x 432

Chipset: Dual Core (1 GHz)

Memory: 512 MB (RAM) / 4 GB Storage

Connectivity: Bluetooth® v 4.2

Sensor: Accelerometer, Gyro, HRM, Built-in GPS, Barometer

Dimension: 24.5 (W) x 51.2 (D) mm

Weight: Small: 28g
Large: 30g

Battery: 200mAh

Compatibility: Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB

OS: TIZEN

Additional Features :Notifications (SNS, call, email, applications, schedule) Black, blue and pink Small (Size of the wrist: 125 ~ 170mm)
Large (Size of the wrist: 155 ~ 210mm) IP68 certified (up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5m of water) Standalone music player

Audio: Audio formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, M4A, AMR, AWB, OGG, OGA, 3GA

Samsung Gear Icon X:

Memory: 4 GB / up to 1,000 songs

Connectivity: Bluetooth® v 4.1

Sensor: Accelerometer, HR, Capacitive Touch

Dimension: Earbud: 18.9 (W) x 26.0 (D) / Case: 92.0 (W) x 35.3 (D)

Weight: Earbud: 6.3g per earbud / Case: 52g

Battery: Earbud: 47mAh / Charging Case: 315mAH

Compatibility: Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB

Speaker: Dynamic Driver

Microphone: 2ea per earbud

Additional Features: Black, blue and white Splash resistant (P2i Nano Coating) Standalone music player Voice guide (available in 15 languages)

Audio: Audio formats: MP3, WMA v9, WAV, AAC, M4A

 

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