Kick Your Workout Into High-Tech With Samsung’s New Devices
So, it looks like our daily sweat session just got even more lit thanks to Samsung.
The electronics brand recently announced two brand new wearable devices, the Gear Fit2 band and the Gear IconX earbuds, both of which are designed to give you an accurate analysis of your workouts without hindering your comfort, speed, or agility. Basically, if you’re just trying to get in a few extra steps to reach your daily goal during your daily commute or training for a marathon, you’ll want to have these sleek gadgets to get you through.
The Gear Fit 2 is a wearable fitness band that has the ability to function at full capacity without your smartphone being in close range thanks to GPS tracking. So no more being upset that you can’t keep count of your steps or how many calories you burned. There’s also an automatic fitness tracking that intuitively knows whether you’re running, biking, taking an indoor spin class, or getting it in on the elliptical. Not to mention, the extra large 1.5-inch screen is designed to let you glance quickly at your stats mid-workout.
The IconX are the earbuds you’ve always wished for. They are cord-free (YASSS!) and even offer real-time, in-ear feedback on your performance, without ever interrupting your groove. You can also load your favorite playlists to the buds directly. Plus, there’s a small touchpad on the outside of the earbud that lets you control the updates, enable step-tracking, and control the volume of your music. And if comfortability is a concern of yours, no worries. The IconX come with three sizes of wingtips and eartips so you get the best fit possible.
Preorders for the Gear Fit2 start June 3 for $180, and it ships a week later. No word on a release of the IconX, but according to Verge, they are said to launch later this year.