For many months now Samsung has been teasing fitness band fans around the world with quirky little tidbits about their updated Gear Fit 2. Finally, things have cleared up and the company has made the device available for $179. The Gear Fit 2 could be available in India for almost Rs 15,000 once it launches here.
But in spite of the pricing, this is the best upgrade Samsung has brought to the fitness segment. We take a detailed look at all the new upgrades, and why this product is for those who want to work, play and workout with ease.
The new Gear Fit 2 has a much better design than its predecessor and fits perfectly on the wrist. You would love to wear it the entire day.
Staying fit at all times is the primary function of the Gear Fit 2. It records accurate statistics for every activity that you undertake. It automatically recognizes when you're riding, running or walking up the stairs.
Tracking your movements
The Gear Fit 2 has a built-in GPS sensor that tracks your movements and patterns. It can give you proper records of the distance you run and time you took to reach back home.
At the Heart
Capturing accurate heartbeat rates, the Gear Fit 2 now has better-improved sensors at the back.
Fitness goals are now competitive. You can challenge your friend to achieve a goal and vice versa. And the Fit 2 can show you how well you stand against your friend.
Tizen is Samsung's home-brewed OS that runs on all their wearables. And the same is used in the Gear Fit 2. It's a great design with really awesome graphics. Every aspect of the UI has been changed from scratch and this gives it a cool factor.
Fit to the beat
With 4 GB of internal storage, you can carry your favorite tracks and go for a run. A wireless headphone can easily pair up with the device, and things get better.