Samsung Unveils Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro And IconX 2018




Samsung unveiled on Wednesday, at the IFA 2017 exhibition in Berlin, three new wearable devices that focus on fitness – the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, along with the new version of its wireless headset IconX 2018, equipped with Bixby smart audio, in an effort to compete with other companies such as Fitbit and Apple in the health field.

The Gear Sport watch and the Fit Fit Pro, which can be worn on the wrist, are powered by the Samsung Tizen mobile operating system, while the IconX 2018 is the second generation of competing speakers for the Apple Airpod, Circular, black or blue. It comes with a 1.2-inch SuperMold 360 x 360 pixel display and a 300-mA battery with wireless charging capability.

The Gear Fit2 Pro features a 1.5-inch Super-Amold, 432 x 216 pixel camera with a 200-mA battery, either black or red. Both devices are powered by a 1.0 GHz dual-core processor with 4 GB of Internal storage space, with 768 MB of smart clock RAM and 512 MB of RAM for the fitness tracking device.

The smart clock and the fitness track are rated as 5 ATM compliant and have MIL-STD-810G authentication. The devices provide Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS.

Samsung has been partnering with different services to differentiate these fitness-centric devices, with free access to Under Armour tracking services, along with Spotify support for listening to music while working without Internet connection.

This year’s version of the IconX wireless headset has 4 GB of internal storage and a 82 mA battery, while the speaker box has an independent 450 mA battery. The speakers come in black, gray or pink, and operate individually for up to six Continuous hours, five hours in Bluetooth mode, and four hours when used to make calls.

The Fitness Tracker is available for pre-order from August 31 at a price of US $ 200, more than US $ 20 for the regular Gear Fit2, to be shipped from September 15, Gear Gear and Gear IconX 2018 arrives in the fall.


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