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00:53, Aug 31, 2017
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Samsung kicked off IFA this morning by announcing a new range of fitness wearable devices, including a new Gear smartwatch, Gear Fit2 band, and updated Icon X earbuds.
The Gear Sport will launch around the holidays for an unknown price, though 9to5Google guesses around $250. Users will be able to choose from an expanded selection of art, making the most of their TV even when it isn't in operation. This is the type of technology that Samsung says will eventually become the "new normal" - technology we soon will be unable to live without. The Gear Fit2 Pro sports a curved 1.5-inch display and inbuilt Global Positioning System, and like the Gear Sport, is water-resistant up to 50 metres. That said, it was a good watch - but it was way, way too big. It also has a smaller 300 mAh battery, compared to the Gear S3 which has a 380 mAh battery life.
There's also the new curved Gear Fit 2 Pro which is slightly lighter on features with a slimmer design. Following six months of partnership, Samsung is now the global leader in connected vehicle technology, with more than 50 million cars on the road worldwide powered by HARMAN and Samsung technology.
More than just announcing new products, Samsung is also announcing partnerships for those products.
Samsung Gear Sport is the latest smartwatch entry designed exclusively for sport and with focus on swimming.
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Add to this the ability to store around 500 songs offline from Spotify and you've got an excellent all-round fitness watch. It will ship with a silicon band by default and a new collection of watch faces.
Samsung also introduced the world's largest QLED gaming monitor - the CHG90, which measures 49-inches, with a 178-degree ultra-wide viewing angle. With Gear Sport, users can work to achieve health and wellness goals, and receive nutrition management alerts and activity recommendations even when they are offline. Those that pre-order will get a free set of Samsung U Flex headphones, and the device will be available on September 15. It too has a dual-core 1.0 GHz processor and runs Tizen, though with 768 MB of RAM along with the 4GB of storage. Blue or black may not be very exciting choices, but Samsung is coming out with a variety of different color straps from leather to silicon to nylon, as well a hybrid band which is a rubber based product with leather on the top.
Both the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro are compatible with Android devices running Android 4.4 or later, Galaxy devices running Android 4.3 or later, and iPhones running iOS 9.0 or later.
The easiest way to think of the Gear Sport is as the Gear S3 with a sporty twist, as indeed the name suggests. The charging case has a 340mAh battery and can provide one extra charge on the go. When you need more data, though? These will be available in pink, gray, and black, and they are outfitted with 4GB of built-in storage per earbud. Importantly, it's comfortable and doesn't wobble about like so many ill-fitting wearables.
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