Samsung Gear Fit received the “Best-In-Show” award in GSMA’s 19th annual Global Mobile Awards at 2014 Mobile World Congress. According to Samsung, the judges and analysts applauded the device, saying that “Samsung Gear Fit has all the ingredients to make the smart band sector relevant and attractive to consumers.” Samsung Gear Fit is world’s first wearable device to win this award.
The Gear Fit features a 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display with a 432 x 128 pixel resolution, and comprises of a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitor. The Gear Fit is more than an everyday fitness band as it keeps consumers up to date with instant notifications from Galaxy smartphones such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner, 3rd party apps while consumers are on the m0ve. This device has changeable straps and will be available in Black, Orange and Mocha Grey colors.
The Gear Fit is also dust and water proof, and is powered by a 210mAh battery, which gives a typical usage of 3 to 4 days, and up to 5 days with low usage. The device measures at 23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm (body only) and weighs 27 grams.
Like Galaxy S5, the Gear Fit will also be available in global markets from April onwards. The price of this device has not been revealed by Samsung.
Comemnting on this award, JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics, said,“It is an honor to see that consumers and experts all love Samsung products which were showcased in this year’s MWC. We are committed to making consumers’ everyday life more meaningful.”