Samsung, in a move to expand its existing wearable devices lineup in India, has launched two new devices — Gear Fit 2 and Gear Sport. Both the devices were announced at IFA 2017 in Berlin.
The Samsung Gear Fit 2 has been priced at Rs. 13,590 while the Samsung Gear Sport costs Rs. 22,990. Both the devices will be available starting from December 11, while the pre-bookings for the same will open on December 4.
Interestingly, the Gear Sport will be available via Amazon India and Samsung’s stores, while the Gear Fit2 Pro will be available via Flipkart and Samsung’s stores.
The Gear Sport is water resistant up to 50 meters and comes with a 1.2-inch circular AMOLED display, which is protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The display has a resolution of 360×360 pixels, providing a pixel density of 302ppi.
Under the hood, the device is powered by a dual-core chipset clocked at 1GHz, paired with 768MB of RAM. There is also 4GB of internal storage. It runs on the company’s own Tizen OS.
On the connectivity front, it supports Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS and Bluetooth 4.2. The device is also NFC-enabled and thus, can be used to make payments via Samsung Pay. As of the sensor, it packs gyroscope, barometer, heart rate sensor, and ambient light sensor. The smartwatch weighs 67 grams with the strap and 50 grams without the strap.
There are several new features for fitness-related activities, including continuous heart rate monitoring, recording swimming sessions, among others. It also offers customizable tips with the personalised motivation.
The Gear Fit 2 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a slightly larger 1.5-inch Super AMOLED curved display, having a screen resolution of 216×432 pixels, and pixel density of 310ppi. This one is also water resistant, up to 50 meters.
It is powered by a dual-core chipset clocked at 1GHz, paired with 512MB of RAM. This one too comes with 4GB of internal storage. It packs 200mAh battery and supports Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi and GPS as connectivity options.
On the software front, this one too runs on the Tizen OS and is compatible with Apple’s iPhone and Android smartphones. As for the sensors, the Gear Fit2 Pro features a heart rate sensor, gyroscope and barometer.