Samsung looking to hit Fitbit with new Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX

samsung-gearfit2Samsung has continued their expansion in the fitness wearable market, releasing the new Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX.

The Gear Fit2 features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor for fitness tracking and measurement, while providing instant workout feedback.

The Gear IconX are wireless earbuds that can track fitness information and provide feedback on running performance.

The 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

The Gear Fit2 will be available beginning June 10, 2016.

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

Gear IconX

  • samsung-geariconxProvides 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

The Gear IconX will be available beginning in Q3 2016.

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) mm / Case: 92.0 (W) x 35.3 (D) mm
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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