Samsung Gear Sport, Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear IconX (2018) Officially Launched at IFA 2017

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Samsung has unveiled two new wearable devices along with a new pair of wireless earphones at the IFA 2017 event. Here is a low down on each of these devices.

Samsung Gear Sport

The Gear Sport is a new Samsung smartwatch with fitness tracking capabilities. It has a round 1.2-inch S-AMOLED screen that supports 360 x 360 pixels resolution. It has a MIL-STD-810G standard shockproof body with 5 ATM water resistance which makes it usable even under 50-meter-deep water. It features a dedicated swim tracking app called Speedo.


Other features include 1GHz dual-core processor, 768 MB of RAM, 4 GB of ROM, Bluetooth connectivity, heart rate monitor, GPS, access to apps from Under Armour and Tizen OS. It comes with a 20mm strap and will come in blue and black colors. There is no information available on its pricing and availability.

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro

It is an improved version of the Gear Fit 2 fitness band from 2016 that comes with 5 ATM water resistance. It is available It is fitted with a 1.5-inch S-AMOLED curved screen and it runs on Tizen OS. It has a 200mAh battery. It comes in two types of band color choices such as full black and a red one with 3D geometric pattern. Both the bands are enabled with buckle.

Gear Fit 2 Pro

The Gear Fit 2 Pro pre-orders will begin from Aug. 31 with a pricing of $199. It can be availed through, Amazon, Best Buy, B&H and Macy’s

Samsung Gear IconX (2018)

The Bluetooth enabled Samsung Gear IconX (2018) wireless headphones now comes with an improved battery life of up to 6 hours. Its internal storage is 4 GB and comes with a case that not only works as a charger but also a power bank. It also features a USB-C slot and is enabled with Bixby AI. Like the predecessor model, it supports tapping and swiping gestures for controlling volume and playback.

Samsung-Gear-IconX Samsung-Gear-IconX

Samsung has not revealed any details on its pricing and availability. It would be coming colors like Black, Gray and Pink.

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