Samsung Launches New Wearables: Gear Fit 2 And Gear IconX

At an event in New York, Samsung has announced its two new wearables; the Gear Fit 2 And Gear IconX, as part of the Gear line. Both the products are compatible with Android devices and not with iOS.
 
The Gear Fit 2 has retained the same vertical display, which is now running on Tizen OS. It is a curved 1.5-inch Super AMOLED display which is powered by dual-core 1 GHz processor, and it comes along with 4GB internal storage for music. Samsung claims that its 200mAh battery will provide standard usage of 3-4 days and 5 days of usage in standby mode. 
 
 
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The Fitness features in this device include an optical heart rate sensor, along with GPS for outdoor activity with the need of a phone. The smart track which is present in the device will automatically recognize various exercises, such as running, walking, and cycling. This device also carries IP68 certification against water damage and it will be available for $179 on June 10. The Gear Fit 2 will be available in three colors; black, blue and pink, and will come in both small and large sizes.
 
The second device is the Gear IconX. Samsung has earlier made wireless headphones, however these are the first wireless earbuds. As well as being a standard pair of Bluetooth headphones, this device supports 4GB memory for storing as well as playing music. Controls which are available on the surface of the buds will allow users to select songs and also control playback. Along with being a music player, the IconX comes with basic fitness tracking capabilities which will easily sync with S Health, providing verbal feedback.
 
 
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It lasts for 3.5 hours while listening to music stored on the wearable device, and 1.5 hours when streaming music from a phone. Its pill-shaped storage case provides two additional charges. The pricing of the device have yet not been disclosed. It is being assumed that this device might be launched in Q3 of this year. This device will be available in three different colors: black, blue and white.