Samsung brought 3 new wearables at IFA Berlin 2017

- Adrian Ungureanu
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Samsung Electronics introduced three new devices to its wearable portfolio at IFA Berlin: Gear Sport, a sleek and versatile fitness-focused smartwatch that is water resistant; Gear Fit2 Pro, an upgraded GPS sports band with smart features; and Gear IconX, a second generation of the company’s groundbreaking cord-free earbuds. Samsung’s 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 devices assist with a range of activities – from robust fitness tracking to nutrition and sleep monitoring, as well as motivational coaching as a lifestyle companion. By introducing new smart capabilities and easy-to-use features, and by partnering with leading names in tech and fitness, Samsung is helping consumers go beyond fitness and accomplish big things.

Gear Sport


Gear Sport is stylish, yet practical with a minimalistic, circular bezel, Super AMOLED 1.2-inch display and improved user interface 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 when they are offline.

Designed with military-level durability, it can handle a wide-range of environments. With its sleek, ergonomic form that can be worn in a variety of colorful and easily changeable standard 20mm straps, it is perfect 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 and also includes Gear foundational functions:

Control of Samsung IoT-enabled devices through Samsung Connect
-Act as a remote control, whether for a PowerPoint presentation or Samsung Gear VR headset
-Pay for goods with a flick of the wrist via Samsung Pay (NFC Only)

Samsung Gear Sport Specifications

Color Black, Blue
Display 1.2” Circular Super AMOLED
360 x 360, 302ppi
Full Color Always On Display
Corning ® Gorilla ® Glass
AP Dual Core 1.0 GHz
OS Tizen
Size 42.9 (W) x 44.6 (H) x 11.6 (D) mm
50g (without band)
Strap 20mm
Memory 4GB Internal memory, 768MB RAM
Connectivity Bluetooth® v4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM, Ambient light
Battery 300mAh
Charge Wireless charging
Durability 5 ATM water resistance
MIL-STD-810G
Compatibility Samsung Galaxy: Android 4.3 or later
Other Android: Android 4.4 or later
iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6s Plus, SE, iOS 9.0 or later


Gear Fit2 Pro

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, the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro also allow you to easily track key swim metrics including lap count, lap time, stroke type and more.

In addition to the new swim and heart rate monitoring capabilities, the new Gear Fit2 Pro features advanced built-in GPS tracking to capture your run or ride with accurate activity tracking. Gear Fit2 Pro’s Super AMOLED curved 1.5-inch display and a high-resolution color touchscreen make real-time updates and notifications easier to read. The all-new secure, ergonomic band is light weight and comfortable to use for all activities. Available in Black and Red, its versatile design also makes it a stylish accessory.

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro Specifications

Color Black, Red
Display 1.5” Curved Super AMOLED
216 x 432, 310 ppi
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
AP Dual Core 1.0 GHz
OS Tizen
Size 25.0 (W) x 51.3 (H) mm
34g (Large), 33g (Small)
Strap Small (Size of the wrist: 125~165mm)
Large (Size of the wrist: 158~205mm)
Memory 4GB Internal memory, 512MB RAM
Connectivity Bluetooth® v4.2, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Barometer, HRM
Battery 200mAh
Charge Pogo type
Durability 5 ATM water resistance
MIL STD 810G
Compatibility Samsung Galaxy: Android 4.3 or later
Other Android: Android 4.4 or later
iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6s Plus, SE,  iOS 9.0 or later

 

 

Gear IconX


IconX cord-free earbuds let you effortlessly listen to your favorite music – making your daily commute more enjoyable and helping you get more from your workout. Music can be enjoyed on and offline by transferring songs from a Samsung smartphone5 or PC, or accessing your favorite tunes through Bluetooth connectivity. The earbuds are also your newest connection to Bixby.6 With a simple tap and hold of the earbud you can use your voice to control your music or your phone – without even having it in your hand.

The updated design comes in Black, Gray and Pink and is even more ergonomic and lightweight so they are effectively secure, comfortable and stylish to use. For the fitness enthusiast, the Gear IconX automatically tracks your running routines, and also features the standalone Running Coach function which can be activated by simply tapping the earbud to provide in-ear audio exercise status updates – in real-time and without your phone.

With a fast-charging and improved battery life of up to five hours of music streaming or seven hours of standalone music playback, and up to 4GB of internal storage, you can enjoy a seamless and fully standalone music listening experience.

Samsung Gear IconX (2018) Specifications 

Color Black, Gray, Pink
Size Earbud: 18.9 (W) x 21.8 (D) x 22.8 (H) mm
Case: 73.4 (W) x 44.5 (D) x 31.4 (H) mm
Weight Earbud: 8.0g per earbud / Case: 54.5g
Memory 4GB (per earbud)
Connectivity Bluetooth® v 4.2
Sensor Accelerometer, IR, Capacitive Touch
Battery Earbud: 82mAh / Charging Case: 340mAh
Play time: up to 7 hours (Standalone Mode) / up to 5 hours (Bluetooth Mode)
Talk time: up to 4 hours
※ The charging case provides 1 extra charge on the go
USB 2.0 & Type-C
Speaker 5.8pi Dynamic Driver
Compatibility Android 4.4 or later
RAM 1.5 GB or above
Audio Audio Formats: MP3, M4A, AAC, WAV, WMA (WMA v9)
Audio Codec: Samsung Scalable Codec, SBC
Voice Guide
Language
English (U.S.), Chinese (China), German (Germany), French (France), Spanish (U.S.), Korean (South Korea), Italian (Italy), Russian (Russia), Japanese (Japan)