Samsung India launched two new devices in the wearable segment – Gear Sport, a sleek and versatile smartwatch and Gear Fit2 Pro, a GPS sports band with smart features. Samsung’s new Gear devices have been designed to help users make the most of their day.
With the launch of these two models along with the successful Gear S3, Samsung augments its wearable line up considerably. Understanding consumer behaviour that spans different levels of seriousness and activity, Samsung’s current lineup of wearables ensures availability of a complete fitness feature set for all basic users that scales up for advanced usage like GPS enabled run tracking or swim tracking along with 50m water resistance.
The devices have revolutionary form factors that offer an uncompromised array of features- Gear Sport is a stylish sports watch made out of premium steel with the acclaimed rotating bezel User Interface whereas, Gear Fit2 Pro is a state-of-the-art fitness band with an ergonomic curved super AMOLED display.
Operating beyond conventional definitions of fitness, Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro support a diverse range of user lifestyle and activity levels. The devices mould around a user’s lifestyle with all 24 hours in the day accounted for – this includes activity, sleep and exercise being tracked in auto mode. Driving further specialisation in activity tracking is a selection of in house and third party apps. On Gear Sport, further connecting these moments are utilities and services that range from nutrition management to gameplay analytics for games like tennis to even calling an Uber right from the wrist.
“At Samsung, we celebrate the everyday athlete. With the launch of Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, we continue to build on our wearables heritage of offering diverse choices to enhance consumers’ unique lifestyles. We have introduced new smart capabilities, easy–to–use features and partnered with leading names in tech and fitness to help consumers go beyond fitness and live an active, balanced and fulfilling life,” said Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Samsung India.
Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro are packed with new and innovative features to support balanced lifestyle:
Cutting Edge Fitness Features
- Industry–Leading Water Resistance and Swim Tracking:An ideal companion for any swim – from laps to playing in the pool – these devices are 5 ATM certified for water resistance. Now, with Speedo’s latest swimming training app – Speedo On – Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro allow you to easily track key swim metrics including lap count, lap time, stroke type and more.
- Top–of–the–line Heart Rate Monitoring: With improved accuracy, the devices offer advanced real-time heart rate monitoring. They help you continuously monitor your heart activity – whether it’s enjoying a stress-free nap or an invigorating cycling class.
- Auto Activity Detection:Automatic activity detection built into the devices is in tune with your body and can recognize the following categories of activities: walking, running, cycling and performing dynamic activities that could include dancing to basketball. Moreover, the devices give you inputs on the whole day when they auto track moments of inactivity like sitting at the laptop and sleeping/napping by poking you into some stretching exercises and giving you sleep quality analytics respectively.
- Premium Partnerships:Daily activities can be supplemented with updated Under Armour partnerships. Both devices provide access to Under Armour’s fitness apps including Under Armour Record™, MyFitnessPal®, MapMyRun® and Endomondo™ for activity, nutrition, sleep and fitness tracking functions – these apps provide users with a holistic picture of their health and fitness.
Gear Sport: A sleek and versatile smartwatch to support balanced lifestyle
Gear Sport comes with AMOLED 1.2-inch display and the acclaimed rotating bezel UI that makes it easy to view information, even when on-the-go. With Gear Sport, users can work to achieve health and wellness goals, and receive nutrition management alerts and activity recommendations even if they are offline.
Designed with military-level durability, it can handle a wide-range of environments. It is perfect wearable device for any occasion so you can effortlessly transition from the gym to a night out with friends. Gear Sport will be available in Blue and Black.
Gear Fit2 Pro: GPS enabled fitness band with smart features
Gear Fit2 Pro features built-in GPS tracking to capture your run or ride with accuracy. Fit2 Pro’s Super AMOLED curved 1.5-inch display and a high-resolution colour touchscreen make real-time updates and notifications easier to read. Drawing from Samsung’s smartwatch capabilities, the screen also doubles up as an effective secondary screen to the phone capable of displaying complex information like maps, activity stats and archives as well as responding to messages with preset replies and an emoticon library. Available in Black and Red, its versatile design also makes it a stylish accessory.
Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro will go on sale in December and will be priced at INR 22,990 and INR 13,590 respectively.