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Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360)
alaScore 98

697 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 697 reviews of Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Smart Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Smart Watches the Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Samsung Gear Fit 2 (SM-R360) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Smart Watches on Amazon.co.uk.

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Lauren Goode (theverge.com)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Samsung gets fitness tracking right

 

I have to give Samsung credit: it went from making a me-too wearable to making something that feels like a serious commitment, something that its intended audience would actually want to use. I'm...

Comfortable band ; Tracks everything except swimming ; Built-in GPS

Band still isn’t very attractive ; Display not visible in sunlight ; Android only

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

The Gear Fit 2 is Samsung's best wearable yet

 

With the Gear Fit 2, Samsung has succeeded in making a capable and stylish fitness tracker. But it also doesn't do anything significantly better or differently than the competition.

Stylish and comfortable design ; Accurate activity tracking ; Built-in GPS and step tracking ; Automatic workout logging

Android-only at the moment ; Samsung's health apps aren't as robust as others

With the Gear Fit 2, Samsung has succeeded in making a capable and stylish fitness tracker. But it also doesn't do anything significantly better or differently than the competition. It feels like a fitness tracker meant for people who really want...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Samsung Gear Fit2

 

With some solid improvements over its predecessor, the Samsung Gear Fit2 is a powerful fitness tracker and a fairly functional smartwatch.

Sharp, colorful display. Comfortable. Doesn't require a Samsung phone. Integrated GPS and heart rate monitor. Standalone music player with Bluetooth streaming capability.

No iOS support. Few additional apps or watch faces available at launch. Narrow screen results in cramped, awkward layouts. Heart rate monitoring isn't continuous.

Conclusions The Gear Fit2 shows just how far Samsung has come in the field of fitness trackers. It's a major improvement over the original Gear Fit, adding support for non-Samsung Android devices, standalone functionality, and more sensors than you'll...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Dan Graziano (cnet.com)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review

 

Samsung got my attention with the Gear Fit 2. It had everything I looked for in a fitness tracker: all-day fitness tracking, heart rate, GPS for tracking pace and distance when running, smartphone notifications, inactivity alerts and automatic exercise...

The Gear Fit 2 has a slim design with a beautiful curved AMOLED display that can show smartphone notifications and weekly charts. It also has GPS, heart-rate monitoring, onboard music storage for up to 1,000 songs, all-day fitness and sleep tracking,...

Short battery life. The accuracy of the heart-rate sensor fluctuates during workouts. You can't wear in the shower or while swimming. No iPhone support. Samsung's S Health app can be confusing.

The Gear Fit 2 is a great-looking feature-packed fitness band, but its design isn't always perfect for hardcore workout warriors.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Jason Bouwmeester (techaeris.com)

Samsung Gear Fit2 review: Works best with Galaxy smartphones

 

The Gear Fit2 is an exceptional fitness tracker, that is if you have a Samsung Galaxy smartphone.

Nice sized bright, crisp screen. Comfortable. Decent battery life. Built in GPS and music storage

Lack of compatibility with non-Galaxy devices. GPS issues in some rural areas

Overall the Samsung Gear Fit2 is an exceptional sports and fitness tracker — assuming you have a Samsung Galaxy smartphone. It integrates well with Samsung's S Health app, has a decent battery life, and is definitely priced right considering the number...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Chris P. (phonearena.com)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 fitness band Review

 

Whether because it's part of its corporate DNA, or simply the result of lessons learned, Samsung has consistently done its best to hedge its bets. When smartwatches first became a thing, the company was quick to market with the Galaxy Gear. And when VR...

Slick design ; Comfortable and lightweight ; Sharp, bright display ; Well-done interface ; Full notifications support

Side buttons are a bit of a letdown ; Limited design customization options ; There are brand-name trackers that do the same and cost less

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Jason Million (gstylemag.com)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 [Review]

 

Samsung launched the Gear Fit 2 back in the Summer of 2016 as the successor to their original smartband that was called the Gear Fit. Around the late Fall (early Winter) Samsung provided us with a unit and I pretty much put it through its paces. Also,...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by: Andy Walker (gearburn.com)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: more smartwatch than fitness tracker

 

Andy takes a look at the Samsung Gear Fit 2 -- a smartwatch-cum-fitness tracker that seems to neatly bridge the gap between these two market segments.

It’s slim, sleek and hardy with a waterproof body ; That screen is utterly, utterly gorgeous ; Its smartwatch skills can rival Android Wear

Fitness tracking feels more like fitness guessing ; The Tizen store remains fairly empty ; Although improved, Samsung’s smartphone apps are still problematic

: The Samsung Gear Fit 2 is more evolution than revolution. Unlike other fitness trackers, it adds valuable smartwatch features to a slim and simple design but that seems to come at the price of inaccurate, and oddly vague fitness readings. : 7/10

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: Jamison Cush (brighthand)

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Review: Fitness Tracker with a Bit of Smartwatch

 

The Samsung Gear Fit 2 is an activity tracker with smartwatch features. Does it achieve the proper balance of utility, capability, and battery life? There are many similar devices that don't.

Comfortable for most ; Great display ; Feature rich

Too bulky for small wrists ; Alerts tough to feel ; Only compatible with Android smartphones (as of this writing)

There’s no perfect fitness tracker. The good ones achieve a balance, working around the inherent flaws that plague the product class: namely battery compromises, awkward UIs, and managing Bluetooth connections.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Shu On Kwok (androidpit.com)

Samsung Gear Fit2 hands on: luxury for a lucky few

 

Fitness trackers are taking off. Athletes, both professional and amateur, as well as those just looking to stay healthy, all want to adorn their wrists with one. Samsung offers the Gear Fit2 as a high-end option, with an AMOLED display and more...

The Gear Fit2 is a luxurious fitness tracker. No other such device has a display as brilliant as that of the Gear Fit2. The additional 4 GB of internal memory expands the device’s functionality into the portable audio player realm, which is especially...

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black / Blue / Grey / Pink
Band size:L
Dust resistant: Yes
Maximum strap length:6.69 / 8.27
Minimum strap length:4.92 / 6.1
Shock resistant: Yes
Wrist size:6.1 - 8.27

Display

Pixel density:322

Energy Management

Battery Life:3 / 4 / 5

Navigation

GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes
Position location: Yes

Packaging Content

Number of bands included:1

Performance

Active minutes: Yes
Calories burned: Yes
Distance traveled: Yes
Floors climbed: Yes
Hours slept: Yes
Pedometer: Yes
Personal goals: Yes
Quality of sleep: Yes
Stairs climbed: Yes
Vibrating motor: Yes
Workout tracking: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11n

Storage

User memory:2 / 4

Technical Details

Vibrating motor: Yes