Samsung reveals new Gear Sport smartwatch to rival Apple and Fitbit

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Stay tuned with us for more updates from the IFA 2017! The price for the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro has been announced - it will be priced in at $199 and will be available starting the 15th of September. Samsung hasn't announced how much the Gear Sport will cost, but it will probably sell for $200-$350. Samsung says battery life will last 7 hours on standalone mode (not connected to a phone for music playback), or 5 hours in Bluetooth mode. The Gear IconX also comes with Bixby compatibility where you can tap and hold to control different functions with your voice. It is packed with features for people who see no boundary between their life and their wellness. For 2017, though, they should last longer than before. Aiming for users with active lifestyles and health goals, Samsung is unveiling its latest trio of wearable devices, the Gear Sport smartwatch, Gear Fit2 Pro tracker, and Gear IconX earbuds, all of them with the same goal in mind: to keep you moving and have fun while doing so.

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That gives you a 302ppi pixel density, which in short means the screen should be sharp and clear, as well as colorful thanks to Samsung's AMOLED screen technology.

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There's also built in Global Positioning System for tracking outdoor workouts. Gear Sport Gear Sport is stylish, yet practical with a minimalistic, circular bezel, Super AMOLED 1.2-inch display and improved user interface that makes it easy to view information, even when on-the-go.

The Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro comes out into the markets with a clasp-fastened strap which ensures it does not slip off and fall while you are engaged in a sporting activity. It is also MIL-STD-810G certified for durability, This watch also has Speedo's swimming training app Speedo to track your swim metrics. It's a standard 20mm lug connector.

Samsung's ongoing partnership with HARMAN is also fortifying its big picture for the new normal. It is powered by 1GHz Dual-Core processor with 768 MB RAM. The powerful combination of Samsung and HARMAN aims to reinvent both mobility and entertainment, taking the new and making it normal. Saves 20% energy on Cotton (40℃, half load) and Super Speed cycle (40℃, 5kg load), based on Intertek data. The watch can be safely used/worn during a bath, in the shower, or for swimming in the pool or the ocean (there is salt water protection), but not for scuba diving or water skiing. While it is extremely reminiscent of the previous Gear watch, the Gear Sport feels more like a slight course correction for the wearable series.

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