Samsung is planning to release the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear fit in the near future and consumers can get a look at both with their new hands-on video.
The Gear 2 is the follow-up to the Gear, Samsung’s first wearable technology. However, unlike the original, the Gear 2 will not operate on the android system.
Instead,the Gear 2 will operate on Tizen, which is new software developed by Samsung.
The Gear 2 has 2 key features: a dual-core 1GHz processor, to greatly improve performance and a battery life 3 times longer than its predecessor.
Samsung has also added a home button to make navigation easier and now has interchangeable bands for style.
The Gear Fit is a fitness band and showcases a sportier, sleeker design.
Fitness buffs will like the built in heart monitor and custom tips for you while you work out. It also shows you your statistics and gives recommendations .
When connected to a Samsung device through Bluetooth you can answer calls and view text messages.
Samsung has not set a release date yet, but both are expected to be out sometime this spring. We will let you know when they are available.
Check out the video here for your first in-depth look at Samsung’s Gear 2 and Gear Fit.