Samsung Gear Fit 2 And Gear IconX Wireless Earbuds Go Official
Samsung has officially announced the new Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX wearables tonight at an event in New York City.
The Gear Fit 2 follows up on 2014’s Gear Fit with a curved 1.55″ OLED display, 4 to 5 days of battery life, a dual-core processor, and 4GB of internal storage. The device also packs an optical heart rate sensor, GPS, and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.
The Gear Fit 2 will be able to track various exercises including running, walking, cycling, and more. Pricing for the Gear Fit 2 lands at $179 and it will be released next week on June 10th.
Samsung has also released a new pair of completely wireless earbuds. The Gear IconX pack a minimal design with Bluetooth connectivity to your smartphone for music. You can also store songs on the earbuds themselves within the 4GB of internal storage.
The Gear IconX also include basic fitness tracking capabilities and touchless controls for music playback. Samsung claims up to 3.5 hours of use when playing locally stored music and up to 1.5 hours of playback when streaming from a smartphone. Pricing lands at $199 and these will be available in Q3 of 2016.