Within a few hours, Samsung will introduce a smartphone Galaxy Note 8, which should dot the “i” and finally restore the public’s confidence after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. It was expected that simultaneously with the smartphone will be presented a new portable device of the Korean company – smart bracelet Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro.
But here in a few hours before the presentation on the site of Samsung appeared a page with a full description of the features and capabilities of Gear Fit 2 Pro, which can be regarded as an announcement of the novelty. Although very similar to the fact that the announcement was premature.
The new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, in fact, is an improved version of the Gear Fit 2 bracelet. The main difference is the higher protection from water, so that the bracelet can be used during swimming and even dive into the water to a depth of 50 m.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro is equipped with a curved screen Super AMOLED diagonal of 1.5 inches and a resolution of 216 × 432 pixels. The equipment of the wearable device includes 0.5 GB of RAM, 4 GB of internal flash memory, wireless interfaces Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.2, as well as a successor to satellite navigation GPS. Also in the asset device accelerometer, barometer, gyro and heart rate sensor.
The battery capacity is 200 mAh, which should be enough for 3-4 days of battery life with active use, but with GPS on, this figure drops to 9 hours. The bracelet automatically recognizes and captures the type of activity, whether it’s running, tennis or swimming.
You can choose from two color versions of the strap: completely black and red on the inside. Works Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro running OS Tizen OS. Given the price and the timing of the beginning of sales yet, but the day before the famous insider Evan Blass said that the novelty will cost about $ 200. This is $ 20 more expensive than last year’s Gear Fit 2 model.