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15 Day Battery Life? Samsung’s New Fitness Tracker Set To Hit Market

Samsung is set to release a new fitness tracker called the Galaxy Fit 2. It’s a new and improved version of the original Galaxy Fit band...

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15 Day Battery Life? Samsung’s New Fitness Tracker Set To Hit Market

Samsung is set to release a new fitness tracker called the Galaxy Fit 2. It’s a new and improved version of the original Galaxy Fit band that offers new features, and more battery life. A lot more battery life, in fact.

With the option to track metrics like calories burned, heart rate, distance, and sleep patterns, the Galaxy Fit 2 is spearheading a new way in which fitness technology works, because not only can it detect up to five different types of fitness activities, it can also track your sleep patterns, giving you a daily analysis of your sleep.

Samsung is promising that the new model can last for at least 15 days on a single charge and up to three weeks depending on your settings. That battery life is also a massive increase over competing trackers, like the upcoming Fitbit Inspire 2, which only lasts for up to 10 days on a charge.

The groove design of the Galaxy Fit 2 helps reduced sweating while the 1.1-inch AMOLED 3D glass display gets more than 70 different face options that let you add a touch of customization to the device. The 159mAh battery is said to be good for at least 15 days on a single charge, making the Galaxy Fit 2 the perfect option for those who don’t need a smartwatch but would prefer wearing something that helps them meet their fitness goals.

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The device itself is made from plastic, it’s IP68 water resistant and weighs just 21g. The Galaxy Fit 2 is compatible with Android handsets running version 5.0 or later with 1.5GB of RAM and iPhone 7 or later models running iOS 10.0 and up.

Samsung has not yet released the price details for the rest of the world, but for Europe, Galaxy Fit 2 will be available on October 2 for 46.76 euro. That is around Ksh5900.

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