Called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, it completely leaked online right before Samsung's Unpacked event. A listing on Samsung’s Malaysia website was spotted by leakster Evan Blass. Although the page is down now, and Samsung - oddly - didn't announce the wearable during its event for the new Galaxy Note 8, details about the upcoming device suggested it's basically an upgrade to last year's Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker.
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One of the major differences is the addition of water resistance up to 5ATM (so, about 164 feet). That means you should be able to wear the Gear Fit 2 Pro whether you sweat a lot or plan on swimming. Speaking of swimming, the watch comes with the Speedo app so that you can track your laps. There’s also a buckle strap to help keep the device in place. Other than that, the device isn't much different.
The screen is a curved AMOLED display. There's integrated GPS and an improved battery life that should last up to four days. It'll also do the usual fitness-tracking things, like heart-rate tracking, step counting, and run tracking. The leaked listing also revealed the Gear Fit 2 Pro will be available as an all-black model as well as a red one. Unfortunately, the page didn't reveal exact pricing or a release date.
However, a previous leak indicated it would cost $199, about $20 more than the standard Gear Fit 2. Check out Pocket-lint's rumour round-up for more details about what the device could feature at launch. Since we didn't hear about it at Unpacked, we may see it at IFA 2017.
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