Samsung Gear Fit fitness band and Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches are now officially available in 125 countries, including India.
Samsung, at MWC 2014 had announced the Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, alongside the flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S5, which is also now available across the globe.
Notably, the Samsung Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo were officially available in India, ahead of the wearable devices' announced April 11 release date. The Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo are priced at Rs. 15,450, while the Samsung Gear 2, which is the successor to the company's first smartwatch, is available at Rs. 21,550.
Earlier on Friday, the Samsung Galaxy S5 went official in India at Rs. 51,500; the price in India is in line with what we had reported earlier.
For those unaware, the Samsung Gear Fit is the "world's first" wearable device with a curved Super AMOLED touch display and is a fitness band. It is smaller and lighter than the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, and is focused on health. It features a 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display with a 432x128 pixel resolution. The Gear Fit comes with a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitor.
A 210mAh battery powers the Samsung Gear Fit, which gives a typical usage of 3 to 4 days and up to 5 days with low usage. The device measures in at 23.4x57.4x11.95 mm (body only) and weighs 27 grams.
The Samsung Gear 2 on the other hand, features a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display, a 2-megapixel autofocus camera and sports a metal body. The Gear 2 is dust and water resistant (IP67 certified). Other features include accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, IrLED and Bluetooth 4.0 LE.
The new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo have heart rate sensor, pedometer and various tools to measure exercise, sleep and stress levels. Notably, the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are based on Tizen OS, instead of Android. The Samsung Gear 2 Neo, like the Gear 2, features a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display. It does not come with a camera.