An intelligent watch and a fitness-band in one. An accessory for people who do sports regularly, and who look mainly for a small, comfortable device with functions to measure physical activity and a communication with a smartphone.- But this is a gadget for lazy ones as well, who would like to monitor their everyday activity and notifications.
Samsung Gear Fit represents the wearables category; more precisely it is an intelligent watch (a smartwatch) and a fitness band in one. It was shown during Mobile World Congress, where it has been presented along with other watches from Gear family. And though it has the weakest parameters and the smallest display of them all I think that it can achieve the biggest success. It is small, handy, shapely and it has functions aimed for a specific target group – without any unnecessary improvements that would only garbage the interface and unnecessarily deplete the battery.
People who would like Gear Fit must be aware that this device is compatible with a relatively small list of smartphones and tablets produced by Samsung (for now, the list consists of only several models beginning with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, with at least 1 GB of RAM and a Bluetooth 4.0 module) – in my opinion it will drastically limit the potential number of this product’s customers. After all, not everyone would change a smartphone for a model from Samsung, in order to work with the accessory for working out…
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