Samsung unveiled its second-generation Gear Fit2 last week without much fanfare, but this shouldn't surprise those who realize that smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches are the main attraction these days. The device was priced at around $199, but Samsung is giving a $20 drop on the item for those who choose to pre-order it before the launch date.
If you're a US customer, you'll be pleased to know that Samsung is now offering the Gear Fit2 for pre-order at its own website, but Samsung isn't alone. Other online retailers such as Amazon, B&H Photo, and even Best Buy are offering the device as well. Amazon isn't offering the device in pink, but Best Buy and B&H should let you pre-order all three colors (Blue, Black, and Pink). You can see official video photos of the Gear Fit 2 below.
The Gear Fit 2 features a smaller display than the original Gear Fit, with a 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display with a 216 x 432p screen resolution, a 1Ghz, dual-core Samsung Exynos 3250 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a 200mAh battery, with the device running Samsung's homegrown Tizen OS. The device features a standalone music player, in-built GPS, and all the health tracking you could want. I definitely think that the new colors are a step in the right direction, putting some pizzazz into the product for customers who want some classy, sophisticated colors.
The Gear Fit 2 will go on sale officially on Friday, June 10th, which is tomorrow. The price of the device will jump to $199 tomorrow, so now would be a good time to head on over and grab that wrist wearable. Retailer links are in blue above.