Samsung has launched its new fitness wearables, Gear Fit2 and the Gear IconX.

The Gear Fit2 is a wearable band that features an embedded GPS and a heart rate monitor (HRM) to offer accurate fitness tracking and measurement, while providing instant feedback on the user's workout.

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

According to Samsung, both the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are optimized to benefit users’ various fitness levels, from training for a marathon, to walking.

“Living a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for consumers to enjoy fulfilling lives. Our wearable technology can enhance existing routines and blend fitness and fun. The Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are specialized to easily address these needs, ultimately allowing users to get more out of their fitness experiences and everyday activities,” said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics.

Further features include:

Gear Fit2:
  • Super AMOLED curved display with a high-resolution color touchscreen for fitness monitor, or checking and responding to text message notifications
  • Embedded GPS and HRM sensor for data tracking, including automatic tracking
  • Easy transfer of fitness data between S Health and other select fitness applications
Gear IconX:
  • A comfortable fit with three different sizes of eartips and wingtips. Activated by placing the earbuds in the user’s ears
  • Enables tracking of fitness data such as distance, speed, duration, heart rate and calories burned, and easily syncs with S Health
  • Includes a Voice Guide feature that provides instant voice feedback on the user’s workout progress and provides a standalone music listening experience
  • With Bluetooth capability and an internal storage that can play up to 1,000 MP3s, users can tap or swipe the earbuds to control the music

The Gear Fit2 will be available beginning June 10, 2016 and the Gear IconX will be available beginning July1 –Sept. 30, 2016.

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