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Samsung Gear Fit 2 Brings New Update With Better Fitness Functionality

Jun 02, 2017 02:24 PM EDT

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The Samsung Gear Fit 2 is currently one of the best fitness trackers that users can have. Due to its high review and positive feedbacks, the company promises to keep getting regular updates more often this year, after nearly a year since its release.

According to Digital Trends, Samsung Gear Fit 2 latest update brings a few minor, but nevertheless welcome enhancements that produce even more goodness out the wearable. Samsung's second-generation smartwatch-lite tracker features a heart rate monitor that is super useful when trying to measure exertion during fitness activities. With this, it can break down how long has spent between different levels of heart rate zones.

For hardcore athletes and marathon runners, maintaining a steady heart rate is a key in staying the race. Even for more general users, knowing how heart behaves during workouts is incredibly useful, helpful, and very informative to study.

This new update for Samsung Gear Fit 2 also adds the ability in getting desired heart rate zones. This device will set the pace and guide every user where they need to be, without using any hands and without any hassle.

Fitness trackers are notorious for having small screens or no screen at all. Fortunately, Samsung has quite a sizeable Super AMOLED display, but absorbing details at-a-glance is still challenging.

According to Phone Arena, this new update for Samsung Gear Fit 2 also brings the ability to toggle metrics on the workout screen with just a tap. Instead of scrolling through menus to see how long users been active at their current heart rate, they can simply tap the screen and it will swap out the numbers.

Samsung Gear Fit 2 highlighted improvement is the new SOS feature. If ever users run into trouble in the gym or out in the wild, they can triple press the home key to send a customized alert to people. It looks like this will only work if users have their phone during the trouble, but it's still a useful feature.

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