Samsung Gear Fit Review.
The Samsung Gear Fit is what happens when you mix a smartwatch with fitness band. The Samsung Gear Fit was announced back in February alongside the company’s flagship smartphone the Galaxy S5 and the Gear 2 / Gear 2 Neo watches, unfortunately if you want to get your hands on a Gear Fit but own a non-Samsung smartphone you’re fresh out of luck, but it might just be worth while getting swapping your current smartphone for a Samsung one in order to get the Gear Fit.
The Gear Fit is probably one of the most ergonomic of the smartwatches currently available and certainly one of the best looking. It has a 1.84 inch curved display which fits very comfortably across the wrist and doesn’t look as obtrusive as the Gear series of smartwatches.
Under the curved display is the charging connection as well as the heart rate monitor, which doesn’t work every time; especially when moving around like for in the gym for example, but can come in handy. To the side of the watch is power button which also works as a home button, when the watch is in sleep mode it can also be awakened by double tapping on the screen. The battery of the gear fit charges up pretty quickly and can easily last for over two days of heavy use.
The software powering the Gear Fit is different to that of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones and that of the Galaxy Gear Smart watch which launched last year. The difference is that is no longer running Android, it’s running Tizen, this is the first Tizen device I’d got my hands on so I was interested to see how well it ran compared to Android. I was pleasantly