Samsung just officially launched their last wearable device, the Samsung Gear Fit. Aimed at users who want to be connected to their digitally managed fitness regimen, the Samsung Gear Fit can be used as a standalone device or a companion device connected to your Smartphone.
The Gear Fit is tailor-made for fitness enthusiasts and users that need a light weight device that can interface with a growing number of fitness apps that help monitor and interpret data from the devices array of sensors- this case the Gear Fit provides an accelerometer, gyroscope and heart rate sensors.
At a mere 27 grams the Gear Fit is one of the lightest wearables on the market , less than half the weight of the Gear 2 Neo at 55 grams. It sports a 1.84″Curved Super AMOLED display with a pixel resolution of 432 x 128. When used as a standalone device it can has apps that include a pedometer, sleep monitor and heart rate monitor which can also be very useful in a rage of fitness and exercise apps.
Check out this video, where we can see how easy it is to customize the look and the feel of the Gear Fit.
As you can see from Sascha’s video, the Gear Fit device pops out of its strap. The housing of the device is IP67 certified so its water an dust resistant, but perhaps not ideal for swimming. Changeable straps will be available in black, orange and mocha grey. The battery is a fairly minimal 210mAh, but Samsung claim it’ll keep you going for up to 4 days.
Right now Samsung have yet to reveal the retail price, but we know it’ll be available globally from April.