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Samsung launches Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX for fitness junkies

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Samsung has launched 2 new wearables, the Gear Fit2 and IconX for fitness junkies to help them keep up with their health needs.

In a statement on the Samsung press site, Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics said:

“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.”

Gear Fit2

Samsung Gear Fit2
Samsung Gear Fit2

• Features an ergonomic, sleek and slim design for comfortable everyday use

• Provides a Super AMOLED curved display with a high-resolution color 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 utilizing 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

Samsung Gear Fit2 Specifications:

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

Gear IconX

Samsung Gear IconX
Samsung Gear IconX

• Provides a lightweight, secure and comfortable fit with three different sizes of eartips 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

Samsung Gear IconX Specifications:

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

The Gear Fit2 will be available beginning June 10, 2016 and the Gear IconX will be available beginning in Q3 2016.


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