While fitness trackers have existed for decades now, modern technology has significantly advanced their capabilities. As a direct result, we’ve seen a major rise in popularity with leading brands including Garmin, FitBit, and even Samsung. A fitness tracker not only tracks your activity throughout the day, but they let you know how many calories you’ve burned, and can even show notifications from your smartphone, among other things.
If you’re in the market for a new fitness tracker, getting one from Samsung is a great option. The tech giant has a number of different models on offer ranging from $120 all the way up to $300.
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Join us as we take a look at the best Samsung fitness trackers in terms of specs, price and more, to give you a better idea of which might be best suited for your needs. Let’s dive in.
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro
This is the latest and greatest Samsung fitness tracker. It sports a 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display, has 512 MB of RAM, and packs a 200 mAh battery. There’s also 4 GB of storage available that can be used to store your favorite songs or Spotify playlists. The device has an auto-activity tracking feature and will show you have many steps you’ve taken throughout the day as well as a bunch of other standard fitness data.
Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 Pro has a built-in GPS as well as a heart rate monitor. It’s also resistant to water — 5 ATM — and sports a swim tracking feature via Speedo On, making it a great option for those who love spending time in the water.
This Samsung fitness tracker runs Samsung’s Tizen OS, is compatible with Android as well as iOS devices, and comes in two sizes: large or small. It connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and will show you various notifications including missed calls, received messages, and so forth. You can get it in black or red for $170.
Display: 1.5-inch Super AMOLED with 216 x 432 resolution, 310 ppi
Processor: Dual-core Exynos 3250
Storage: 4 GB
RAM: 512 MB
Heart rate sensor: Yes
Waterproof: Yes, 5 ATM
Battery: 200 mAh
Size and weight: 25.0 x 51.3 mm, 34 g (large) and 33 g (small)
Hands-on with the Samsung Gear Sport, Gear Fit 2 Pro, and Gear IconX 2018
The new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro and Gear Sport are aiming for the fitness crowd
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Samsung Gear Fit 2
The Gear Fit 2 is very similar to the Pro model described above. It has a 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display, a 200 mAh battery, and 512 MB of RAM. The device also features GPS as well as a heart rate monitor and offers 4 GB of storage, allowing you to store and listen to music during workouts.
However, it does come with a different water resistance rating — IP68 — which means it can be submerged in up to 1.5 meters (five feet) of water for 30 minutes. It’s also a little smaller and – Source