The rumors had already advanced that Samsung was working on a new activity monitor would be presented with the Note 8, but finally the firm has advanced a few hours. The new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro bracelet is already official, and comes with some interesting improvements, especially for water sports enthusiasts.
The Samsung Gear Fit 2 bracelet was announced just over a year ago and today Samsung brings us its evolution. We still have a design with an elongated and curved screen that adapts to the wrist and also repeats many specifications, but premieres an important novelty: it is submersible up to 50 meters.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, Technical Specifications
|SAMSUNG GEAR FIT 2 PRO|
|DESIGN||51.3 x 25 mm
Water resistant to 50 meters
Sizes S / L
|SCREEN||Super AMOLED curve
Resolution 432 x 216 pixels
|SOFTWARE||Tizen, Speedo app, support Spotify offline|
|MEMORY||4 GB (2 GB available)|
|CONNECTIVITY||WiFi 2.4 GHz, GPS / Glonass, Bluetooth 4.2|
|SENSORS||Accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, heart rate meter|
3-5 days of autonomy
9 hours with GPS
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro: What has changed?
The water resistance is undoubtedly the most outstanding novelty of the Gear Fit 2 Pro, which according to the manufacturer can submerge up to 50 meters deep without damage. The Gear Fit 2 allowed dives of up to one meter for a maximum of half an hour. As a novelty, the Gear Fit 2 Pro also includes the Speedo app to monitor swimming sessions.
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Another novelty that launches this model is the support for offline music playback through the Spotify app and wireless headphones. Samsung has the IconX, but any pair of Bluetooth headphones will work.
Going back to the design, the Gear Fit 2 Pro has a sportier look and highlights its buckle closure, safer than the previous one. For the rest, the specifications are the same as the first model. It has a Super AMOLED screen 1.5-inch curve and resolution 432 x 216, 0.5 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal memory and 200 mAh battery that offers between three and five days of autonomy according to the brand.
As for the sensors and connections, the bracelet has WiFi, GPS antenna, Bluetooth 4.2., Heart rate meter, accelerometer, barometer and gyroscope.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, price and availability
The Gear Fit 2 Pro is now official, and its price in the United States is $ 199. At the moment we do not know the price in euros, but we hope to know more details soon. What we do know is that the bracelet will be available in two sizes (S / L) and black or black / red tones.