Samsung steps into fitness tracking market with the Gear Fit

By Jos ยท 4 replies
Feb 24, 2014
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  1. Samsung kicked off its Mobile World Conference announcements with the new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo a few hours ago. But the company kept mum on another wearable technology device until just now: the Gear Fit. The latter is...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Very excited to see how this works out. The monitoring of calories burned and sleep will be interesting.
  3. Gear Fit holds promise, though I couldn't care less about the Galaxy Gear 2 in its current iteration.
  4. I don't have a Samsung phone. There is no f*cking chance I'll buy a Samsung phone just so that I can buy a Samsung wearable device. I imagine it was a well thought out plan to only be compatible with Samsung devices but doesn't that in itself sell itself short? I mean, why shouldn't these devices be supported on many different kinds of phones?

    I am "in the market" to buy a wearable device for fitness. It seems like a lot of devices are "ok" but none of them are really all that wonderful. If it's going to cost more than a hundred dollars the device needs to be down right awesome, ****OR**** it just needs to be pretty cheap and really good at one or two tasks only. Gimme either or and I'm down. These samsung devices aren't very appealing given the fact that you have to own their phones.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I've never needed, wanted, missed or desired anything like this in almost 60 years and it's highly unlikely I ever will.

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