Samsung has released the Galaxy Fit 2 which succeeds Galaxy Fit that was released last year. Galaxy Fit 2 retains the same design as the Fit, but now has a slightly larger display, longer battery life, and features more preset sport modes. Unfortunately, just like Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit 2 also lacks inbuilt GPS which means, users will have to rely on carrying a connected phone along in other to track outdoor activities.
The Galaxy Fit 2 at 11.1mm thick is slimmer than Galaxy Fit, its a more comfortable wear all day long even though the Galaxy Fit is also very comfortable to wear. It has a 1.1 inches AMOLED powered display which is bigger than 0.95 inches of Galaxy Fit. There are now lots of watch faces to choose from on the Galaxy Wearable app, over 70 watch faces are available which is a leap forward from about 25 for Galaxy Fit.
The case is made of thermoplastic while the straps are made of silicone which can be changed. You can get the Galaxy Fit 2 in red and black colors.
Galaxy Fit 2 is equipped with a heart rate sensor, gyroscope, and accelerometer which allows it to track your sleep in four stages; deep, light, awake, and REM, it also tracks your heart rate, step, calories, and distance. Unfortunately, Galaxy Fit 2 lacks inbuilt GPS, however, you can still track your routes and locations by connecting to your phone GPS. After a workout, you can view your routes and other related metrics from the Samsung Health monitor.
It features 90 preset sport modes and is able to auto-detect and track 5 exercises which include rowing, elliptical, dynamic workout, running, and walking.
The Galaxy Fit 2 boosts a longer battery life than Galaxy Fit, it’s tested to last up to 15 days in typical usage and up to 21 days in low usage.
It’ll also allow you to manage notifications received on your phone. You can choose apps you want to receive notifications from in the Galaxy Wearable app. You can reply to messages received with preset replies which can also be configured in the companion app.
Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 Features
- 1.1 inches AMOLED full color display with touchscreen support.
- Equipped to track your heart rate, sleep, steps, calories and distance.
- 15 days or 21 days long battery life.
- Will notify you when you get a new notification on your phone, and reply to messages with quick replies.
- 90 preloaded sport modes with ability to auto track 5 exercises.