After a global launch at IFA 2017, Samsung launched the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro wearables in India last month. The Gear Sport is priced at Rs 22,990, while the Gear Fit2 Pro will set you back by Rs 13,590. Now, Samsung has announced that the Gear Fit2 Pro will go on sale via Flipkart on December 11. The pre-booking for the wearable had already begun on December 4.
Those who are planning on buying the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can also take advantage of a host of introductory offers. To being with, Flipkart is offering no-cost EMI starting at Rs 2,265 per month. You can also buy the wearable via normal EMIs scheme, which starts at Rs 659 per month. If the purchase is made via Axis bank credit cards, you can get an additional 5 percent off on the purchase. During the launch, Samsung had announced that customers can avail EMI option via Bajaj finance, which offers zero percent interest.
“IoT category on Flipkart has grown by 90% over the last one year, evidencing the move towards a fitter and smarter life consumers are adopting to. Partnering with Samsung to launch Gear Fit 2 Pro comes at a time when consumers are on a lookout for deeper engagement between self, community and partner ecosystem. This device is seamlessly integrated with all these and serves as a comprehensive solution for consumers’ daily fitness and lifestyle needs. The launch builds our position in this category as the leaders in smart wearables segment”, said Adarsh Menon, Vice President & Head of Electronics and Private Labels, Flipkart.
In terms of specifications, the Gear Fit2 Pro comes with a new buckle clasp, which was missing from the original Gear Fit2. The Gear Fit2 comes with improved 50 meters (5ATM) water resistance capabilities. It also comes with a slightly larger Super AMOLED curved display of 1.5-inch, with a resolution of 216×432 pixels, and pixel density of 310ppi.
It is powered by a dual-core chipset clocked at 1GHz, paired with 512MB of RAM. Also on offer is a 4GB of internal storage. Armed with a 200mAh battery, connectivity options on the Gear Fit2 Pro includes Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi and GPS. On the software front, the fitness band runs on Tizen OS. In terms of sensors, the Gear Fit2 Pro features a heart rate sensor, gyroscope and barometer.