Samsung Unveils Gear Sport Watch with Focus on Fitness

Smartwatch makers seem to have figured out that it’s fitness tracking capabilities that will convince people to slap a smart device on their wrist. Samsung’s embracing that trend whole-heartedly with the Gear Sport, a new addition to its smartwatch line.

The Sport, unveiled here at the IFA trade show, isn’t the only fitness-focused device that Samsung’s rolling out. It also rolled out new versions of its Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker and Gear IconX earbuds, both of which have been updated with workouts in mind.

The $199 Gear Fit Pro 2 goes on presale tomorrow (Aug. 31) before hitting stores Sept. 15, the same day Samsung’s Note 8 smartphone goes on sale. Samsung hasn’t said what the Gear Sport watch and updated IconX earbuds will cost, though they’ll ship later this fall.

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