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Samsung Unveils Its Latest Range Of Wearable Devices

Samsung has today revealed three new devices that have just been added to its impressive range of wearables: the Gear Sport – a fitness-focused smartwatch, the Gear Fit 2 Pro – an upgraded GPS-based sport band, and the Gear IconX – a second generation of Samsung’s cord-free earbuds. All three devices were revealed today at the IFA Conference in Berlin.

Samsung say its new Gear devices were designed to help consumers get the most out of their day, and help them live a healthy and well-balanced life. The new Gear device were made to assist with a range of activities – from robust fitness tracking to nutrition and sleep monitoring, as well as motivational coaching as a lifestyle companion

DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said: “At Samsung, we celebrate the everyday athlete – whether you’re going for a light jog, or training for your next triathlon. We have a long history of embracing choice and innovation, and our wearables are designed to help consumers of varying fitness levels meet their goals and aspirations. We want to help remove the stigma that fit can only mean one thing and that fitness trackers are complex and for only the most intense of workouts. Our new Samsung Gear wearables help consumers ‘go beyond fitness’ and enjoy an active, balanced and fulfilled life in a smart and seamless way.”

The Gear Sport

 

Gear Sport Credit: Samsung

Samsung say its new Gear devices were designed to help consumers get the most out of their day, and help them

The Gear Sport is a stylish smartwatch with a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display. It will come pre-loaded with functions like:

  • Ability to control other Samsung devices through Samsung Connect.
  • Ability to as remote control for Gear VR headset and PowerPoint presentations
  • Pay for goods and services via Samsung Pay.
Credit: Samsung

The Gear Sport will be available in colours Blue and Black.

The Gear Fit2 Pro

Gear Fit2 Pro Credit: Samsung

Features a curved 1.5-inch display with high resolution colour touchscreen that gives real-time updates and notifications that are easy to read. the Fit2 Pro comes in two colours – Red and Black.

Credit: Samsung

The Gear IconX

The Gear IconX Credit: Samsung

IconX allows its user to listen to music through the earbuds by transferring songs from a Samsung smartphone or PC or stream via Bluetooth. The cord-free earbuds also enables the Samsung S8 and S8+ users to Samsung’s voice assistant – Bixby. The IconX is available in Black, Grey and Pink.

Credit: Samsung

Get a first look at Samsung’s new Gear wearables in the official trailer below.

 

 

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