The new member of the Samsung Gear Fit series, which has gained a good place among the activity tracking devices, is a step forward for the series by closing the gaps in the first device.
Smartwatch market is getting narrower day by day. The small players from the market dominated by the big firms.
The main reason for the market shrink is the importance of the activity tracking features rather than the smart watch characteristics. As a result, activity tracking wristbands have risen in recent times.
With its lightweight form, more affordable prices than smart watches and detailed activity tracking, smart wristbands have created their own user base. The new version of Gear Fit, which is highly acclaimed with the first version of Samsung, completes the shortcomings of the previous device and includes expected features in the series.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Design
Samsung Gear Fit2 is similar in design to the first Gear Fit. A curved rectangular design with a curved screen meets us. There are also different measures in the bracelet where different color straps can be used. The belts are perforated so that the device can be adjusted according to everyone.
There are two separate keys on the side of the wrist strap. One of these keys functions as a back button. You can switch to the previous screen by pressing this key while in any menu. The other makes it possible to return to the main menu whenever you want. Also note that you can assign a shortcut that can be activated by pressing this key twice.
There’s the heart rhythm sensor at the back of the wristband, which is the sine qua non of the activity tracking devices. In addition, this is also where you charge your device. When talking about the charger, let’s also talk about the charger stand. The charging stand of your wrist has a different design than the Gear S2.
If you have Gear S2 and also Fit2, a single charger won’t suit both.
The Gear Fit2 is quite lightweight and comfortable and does not give you the feeling of discomfort even when using it for a long time. You might even forget that it’s on your wrist.
The device has a IP68 certification and it can stay under water up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5 meters. This means that it can be used in the shower, in the rain and in the pool for a certain period of time. It is noteworthy that the screen resolution is higher on the device that comes with the smaller screen than the first Gear Fit2.
In addition to that, there is a new barometer sensor in the device which has more powerful processor than the first device. Thus, heart rhythm, pressure and step measurements are much more accurate. So, those who engage in sports such as climbing can learn the air pressure level and see how the weather will be.
The device comes with an internal GPS system, so it can track your activities without needing a smartphone.
Gear Fit2 automatically detects the moves of the user and does not require the user to take any action. At the same time, it also able to track your sleep.