Samsung launches fitness-focused wearables at Unpack 2019 Event

fitness-focused wearables

Samsung launches fitness-focused wearables at Unpack 2019 Event

Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit at Unpack Event 2019 to track users’ physical activity and blood pressure monitoring.

Recently, Samsung Unpack 2019 Event featured a number of new unveilings, including its newest smartphones, the Galaxy S10, and the flexible Galaxy Fold, the new in-ear Bluetooth Galaxy Buds, and the S10 5G, Samsung’s first ever 5G smartphone.

Nonetheless, the second half of the show also introduced news of Samsung’s new fitness-focused wearables. The first is the Galaxy Watch Active, which is a sport-based version of the company’s present smartwatch with added health monitoring features such as blood pressure monitoring, and the second is the Galaxy Fit, which is a slimmer activity and sleep monitoring device that incorporates with third-party apps and other parts of the Samsung Health ecosystem.

DJ Koh, CEO, Samsung said that the wearables including Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, and Fit E are meant to make it easier for consumers to live an active life and stay balanced every day.

Elina Vives, head of marketing for computing, smartwatches, audio and VR at Samsung Electronics America, said that the Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Fit can track and monitor your exercise routine, sleep, and other things.

Elina further said that these devices include heart rate monitors and deliver non-stop stress tracking to help you maintain your calm when times get overwhelmed.

Galaxy Watch Active

With Galaxy Watch Active offering the smartwatch features that offer ‘the full smartwatch experience,’ it automatically detects when the user starts his or her common workouts such as running or biking, and it can manually keep track loads of others with everyday goals and monitoring the progress. According to a released statement from the company, along with the heart rate and stress monitoring, the smartwatch will be effectively updated on March 15 in five different countries with the feature of blood pressure monitoring owing to a research app which has been developed jointly with the University of California, San Francisco.

According to Elina Vives, the Galaxy Watch Active is slim and lightweight, and very comfortable to wear. It has been rebuilt with a sleek new aluminium which is super light. Galaxy Watch Active is also five ATM water resistant, and you can wear it while swimming. It has an instinctive user interface, and it is easy to check your stats with a single swipe.

Galaxy Fit and Fit E

These two devices have been designed for the customers who want a simple fitness tracking and monitoring device. The Fit and Fit E are slim and lightweight and they have a bar screen that displays the statistics.

The main difference between the two bands is the size of the screen. While the Galaxy Fit has a 0.95-inch 120×240 pixel AMOLED screen, Fit E has a smaller 0.74-inch 64×128 pixel PMOLED display.

Samsung says that both the bands have intuitive fitness tracking features and they start tracking the moment the user starts doing activities like walking, running or rides a bike.

The bands also comprise 90 workout activities that can be chosen by the users manually. Both the devices operate on Real-time OS and comprise 5ATM water resistance and heart-rate monitor features. The Fit would be available in two colours including Black and Silver, and the Fit E would be available in Black, Yellow, and White.

In addition, Samsung also launched wireless earbuds called as the Galaxy Buds.

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