Samsung Gear Fit2 Now Available In Canada; Gear IconX Coming Later This Year

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Samsung Canada has announced that the Samsung Gear Fit2 is now available in Canada at Samsung Experience Stores, and the Gear IconX will be available in Q3 of 2016. The Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX were developed with consumer’s fitness needs in mind, and offer great control over fitness goals with features that include precise tracking technology and a standalone music player.

“We know that living a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for Canadians and our two new wearables, the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX, are a perfect fit for keeping fitness goals on track,” said Paul Brannen, Executive Vice President, Mobile Solutions at Samsung Canada. “Designed to empower Canadians to stay focused and keep rhythm in their everyday fitness, we continue to innovate the wearable category through unique fitness solutions.”

The Gear Fit2 features an embedded GPS and heart rate monitor (HRM) that offer accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement no matter the activity, while providing instant feedback on the workout. The Gear IconX on the other hand, are truly cord-free earbuds which have a built-in activity tracker, heart rate monitor and music player to offer users an untethered workout.


Samsung Gear Fit2 underside view.

Features and specifications for the Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX include:

Get Fit Your Way with the Gear Fit2

  • The vibrant curved display on the Gear Fit2 provides for easy fitness monitoring and the ability to check and respond to text message notifications in any light.
  • With an embedded GPS and HRM sensor, the Gear Fit2 provides accurate data tracking for a variety of fitness activities that fit any lifestyle.
  • Stay motivated without the need of a mobile device thanks to the built-in standalone music player.
  • With its IP68 certification, the Gear Fit2 is water and dust resistant and allows you to go wherever your fitness routine takes you.
  • Display: 1.5″, Curved Super AMOLED 216 x 432
  • Chipset: Dual Core (1 GHz)
  • Memory: 512 MB (RAM) / 4 GB Storage
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth® v 4.2
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Gyro, HRM, Built-in GPS, Barometer
  • Dimension: 24.5 (W) x 51.2 (D) mm
  • Weight: 33g
  • Battery: 200mAh
  • Compatibility: Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB
  • Additional Features:
    • Notifications (SMS, call, email, applications, schedule)
    • Black, blue and pink
    • Small (Size of the wrist: 125 ~ 170mm)
    • Large (Size of the wrist: 155 ~ 210mm)
    • IP68 certified (up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5m of water)
    • Standalone music player
  • Audio: Audio formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, M4A, AMR, AWB, OGG, OGA, 3GA

Truly Cord Free with the Gear IconX

  • Lightweight, secure and comfortable to wear, the Gear IconX comes with three different sizes of eartips and can be activated by simply placing the earbuds in your ears.
  • Receive instant feedback on your workout progress thanks to the Voice Guide feature.
  • The built-in standalone music player can store up to 1,000 MP3s and users can simply tap or swipe the earbuds to easily control the music and set the pace for any workout.
  • With an in-ear HRM, the Gear IconX offers standalone fitness tracking that can be easily shared and viewed on an accompanying mobile device.
  • Memory: 4 GB / up to 1,000 songs
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth® v 4.1
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, HR, Capacitive Touch
  • Dimension: Earbud – 18.9 (W) x 26.0 (D)/Case: 92.0 (W) x 35.3 (D) mm
  • Weight: Earbud – 7g per earbud
  • Battery: Earbud – 47mAh/Charging Case – 315mAH
  • Compatibility: Android 4.4/ RAM 1.5 GB
  • Speaker: Dynamic Driver
  • Microphone: 2ea per earbud
  • Additional Features:
    • Black, blue and white
    • Splash resistant (P2i Nano Coating)
    • Standalone music player
    • Voice guide (available in 15 languages)
  • Audio: Audio formats: MP3, WMA v9, WAV, AAC, M4A

As mentioned previously, the Gear Fit2 is available now at Samsung Expereince Stores for $249.99CAD in black, blue, and pink. The Gear IconX will be available in black, blue, and white in Q3 2016 when both the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX hit national retailers.

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