Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the availability of the Samsung Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX.

The Gear Fit2 sports band features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM) that offers accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement, while providing instant feedback on the user’s workout.

The Gear IconX are truly cord-free earbuds that can track fitness information and provide users with feedback on their running performance.

Both the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are optimised to enhance training and help improve users’ fitness levels, whether users are training for a marathon or taking a daily stroll through the neighborhood.

Gear Fit2 fitness features include:

  • An ergonomic, sleek and slim design.
  • A Super AMOLED curved display with a high-resolution color touchscreen.
  • Embedded GPS and HRM sensor.
  • An Auto Activity Tracking feature whether running, walking, cycling, or using rowing machine or elliptical trainer.
  • Easy transfer of fitness data between S Health and other select fitness applications.
  • A standalone music player.

The Gear IconX provides a lightweight, secure and comfortable fit with three different sizes of eartips and wingtips, activated by simply placing the earbuds in the user’s ears. It enables tracking of fitness data such as distance, speed, duration, heart rate and calories burned, easily syncing with S Health.

In addition, it includes a Voice Guide feature that provides instant voice feedback. It connects via Bluetooth capability and has an internal storage that can play up to 1 000 MP3s.