Samsung is all set to launch the successor to the recently launched fitness band Gear Fit 2 with the Gear Fit 2 Pro. And today we have got some of the press renders of the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro that has been leaked.
As per the leaks, the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro will come with a 5-ATM water resistant rating which means even if you wear the band and swim the device will not be damaged. Now the Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro will also track the swimming workouts and will also sync your data on popular swimmer app Speedo On.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro will also have support for offline music via Spotify without the need for a smartphone to be connected via Bluetooth. It will also have support for GPS.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro will support both Android and iOS devices. It will also include a free a one-year subscription for Under Armour’s various fitness apps. As of now, there are no details regarding the pricing and availability. The Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit 2 Pro is expected to launch with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 on Aug 23 in New York.
More About the Original Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit Series
The Samsung Gear Fit is a fitness wristband made by Samsung Electronics and forms part of their Samsung Gear family of smartwatch devices. It features a curved AMOLED display and its design was developed to appeal to people interested in fitness and style. The included applications facilitate monitoring fitness activities:
Heart Rate sensor
Exercise Standalone Modes: Running, Walking
Companion Modes: Cycling, Hiking
Samsung stated that their Gear Fit is the “world’s first” wearable device with a curved Super AMOLED touch display. It is smaller and lighter than the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and is focused on health. It features a 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display with a 432×128 pixel resolution. The Gear Fit comes with a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitor.
A 210mAh battery powers the Samsung Gear Fit, which gives a typical usage of 3 to 4 days and up to 5 days with low usage. The watch body measures 23.4 mm × 57.4 mm × 11.95 mm (0.92 in × 2.26 in × 0.47 in) and it weighs 27 g (0.95 oz).
Samsung introduced the Gear Fit to the market on April 11, 2014.
In June 2016, Samsung announced its new Samsung Gear Fit 2. The activity tracker is the follow up to the original Gear Fit, released in 2014. The new wristband has an updated design, built-in GPS, and the ability to automatically recognize certain activities, an increasingly common feature in fitness bands and watches.