Samsung Brings Freedom and Fun to Your Fitness with the Launch of Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX

GPS sports band and cord-free fitness earbuds address top consumer
requests, making it easier to incorporate fitness into any lifestyle

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd continued its expansion in the
fitness wearable market today with the global unveiling of the Gear Fit2
and the Gear IconX. Each product is designed with consumers’ fitness
needs in mind, and includes features such as precise tracking technology
and a standalone music player to provide users with the optimal fitness
experience.


The Gear Fit2 features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM)
that offers accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement, while
providing instant feedback on the user’s workout. The Gear IconX is a
truly cord-free fitness earbuds product that can track fitness
information and provide users with running feedback on their exercise
performance. Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are optimized to benefit users’
various fitness lifestyles, whether they are training for a marathon or
taking a daily stroll through the neighborhood.**

“Living a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for consumers to enjoy
fulfilling lives. Our wearable technology can enhance existing routines
and blend fitness and fun. The Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are specialized
to easily address these needs, ultimately allowing users to get more out
of their fitness experiences and everyday activities,” said Younghee
Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Mobile Communications
Business at Samsung Electronics.

Gear Fit2: Advanced Features for Fitness

  • An ergonomic, sleek, slim, and comfortable design for everyday use
  • A Super AMOLED curved display with a high-resolution color touchscreen
    for users to easily monitor their fitness, or check and respond to
    text message notifications
  • GPS and HRM functions to provide accurate data tracking of activities
    that fit any lifestyle
  • With Auto tracking feature, users won’t have to manually activate the
    sports band – whether running, walking, cycling, or utilizing rowing
    or elliptical machines
  • For a better understanding of their health, users can easily transfer
    their data between S Health and other select fitness applications
  • A ‘Step Goal Challenge’ can be instantly shared with friends and
    family on Facebook for ongoing motivation
  • The standalone music player enables users to actively workout with
    motivation without the need of a mobile device
  • Integrated Spotify app lets you access millions of songs, so you’ll
    always have the perfect workout soundtrack

Gear IconX: A Simple and Wireless Experience

  • Provides a lightweight, secure and comfortable fit with three
    different sizes of eartips and wingtips; and can be activated by
    simply placing the earbuds in the user’s ears
  • Enables tracking of fitness data such as distance, speed, duration,
    heart rate and calories burned, and easily syncs with S Health
  • Includes a Voice Guide feature that provides instant voice feedback on
    the user’s workout progress and provides a standalone music listening
    experience
  • With Bluetooth capability and internal storage that allows users to
    store up to 1,000 MP3s, users can simply tap or swipe the earbuds to
    easily control the music

Preorders for the Gear Fit2 will begin June 3, 2016 at Amazon, Best Buy
and BestBuy.com,
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, and Samsung.com.
The Gear Fit2 will be available in-store and online at retailers and
major wireless carriers starting June 10, 2016. Gear IconX will be
available beginning in Q3 2016.

For more product information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com
or news.samsung.com/galaxy.
Additionally, to view the official launch films for Gear Fit2 and Gear
IconX, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHK5SAHj1ZE
and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qto3jm36Tw.

 

Samsung Gear Fit2 Specifications:

 

 
Display     1.5”, Curved Super AMOLED 216 x 432  
Chipset     Dual Core (1 GHz)  
Memory     512 MB (RAM) / 4 GB Storage  
Connectivity     Bluetooth® v 4.2  
Sensor     Accelerometer, Gyro, HRM, Built-in GPS, Barometer  
Dimension     24.5 (W) x 51.2 (D) mm  
Weight     Small: 28g

Large: 30g

 
Battery     200mAh  
Compatibility     Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB  
OS     TIZEN  
Additional Features     Notifications (SNS, call, email, applications, schedule)  
  Black, blue and pink  
  Small (Size of the wrist: 125 ~ 170mm)

Large (Size of the wrist: 155 ~ 210mm)

 
  IP68 certified (up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5m of water)  
    Standalone music player  
Audio     Audio formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, M4A, AMR, AWB, OGG, OGA, 3GA  
Price     $179 USD  
 

Samsung Gear IconX Specifications:

 

Memory     4 GB / up to 1,000 songs  
Connectivity     Bluetooth® v 4.1  
Sensor     Accelerometer, HR, Capacitive Touch  
Dimension     Earbud: 18.9 (W) x 26.0 (D) / Case: 92.0 (W) x 35.3 (D)  
Weight     Earbud: 6.3g per earbud / Case: 52g  
Battery     Earbud: 47mAh / Charging Case: 315mAH  
Compatibility     Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB  
Speaker     Dynamic Driver  
Microphone     2ea per earbud  
Additional Features     Black, blue and white  
    Splash resistant (P2i Nano Coating)  
    Standalone music player  
    Voice guide (available in 15 languages)  
Audio     Audio formats: MP3, WMA v9, WAV, AAC, M4A  
Price     $199 USD  
   

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product
information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the
benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and
capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or
obligation.

**The information gathered from this device or its related software
is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions,
or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease. The
accuracy of the information and data provided by this device and its
related software, including heart rate readings, may be affected by
factors such as environmental conditions, skin condition, specific
activity performed while wearing the device, settings of the device,
user configuration/user provided information, placement of the sensor on
the wrist, and other end-user interactions. Please refer to the user
manual for more information on proper wear and use, or see
www.samsung.com/us/heartratesensor.

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