Samsung has announced Gear Sport, its latest smartwatch at the IFA 2017. It has a 1.2-inch Circular Super AMOLED Always On display and comes with GPS, Heart rate sensor and NFC for Samsung Pay. It has easily changeable standard 20mm straps.
It is 5 ATM certified for water resistance in up to 50-meters of water and has Speedo’s swimming training app Speedo On that lets you track key swim metrics including lap count, lap time, stroke type and more and is also MIL-STD-810G certified for durability, similar to the Gear Fit2 Pro.
Samsung Gear Sport specifications
- 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On display, 302ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- 1GHz Dual-Core processor
- 768MB RAM, 4GB internal memory
- Tizen OS (Compatible with Andr phones running Android 4.4 or later iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6s Plus, SE, 5 with iOS 9.0 or later)
- 5 ATM water resistance, MIL STD 810G
- Dimensions: 42.9 x 44.6 x 11.6mm; Weight: 50g (without band)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
- 300mAh Li-ion battery with wireless charging
The Samsung Gear Sport comes in Black and Blue colors. It is said to be priced 349.99 Euros (US$ 417 / Rs. 26,700 approx.) when it goes on sale in Europe in October.