Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch Review


Samsung may be best known for its Galaxy smartphones, but its smartwatches are no less worthy of attention. Whether you’re an active individual in need of a fitness companion or a tech-savvy person who finds classic watches lacking in function, chances are the company’s Gear lineup has something that just might suit you. Something like the Samsung Gear Sport, for instance. It is the latest member in the series, and I spent a couple of weeks in its company to find out whether it is worth the $300 asking price. Let’s dive in.

In the box:

Samsung Gear Sport smartwatchCharging cradleWall …


Samsung Gear Sport goes on sale at Amazon for $299.99

Samsung’s Gear Sport went on pre-order in the United States about two weeks ago. Now, the smartwatch is available for purchase on Amazon for $299.99, the same price that customers paid if they placed a pre-order.

However, the smartwatch doesn’t come with any freebies in tow, whereas if you would have pre-ordered the Gear Sport you would have received 6 months of Spotify Premium service for free. Well, at least you get to choose between two colors: Blue and Black.

The Gear Sport is a step up from the previous Samsung smartwatches in the fact that it’s water-resistant …

Deal: Pre-order the Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch and get 6 months of Spotify Premium for free

Samsung Gear Sport is already available for pre-order in the United States, but that’s not the only good thing about the smartwatch. It appears that Samsung if offers some freebies to those who pre-order its wearable device.

First off, it’s worth mentioning the Gear Sport is the first smartwatch to run Tizen 3.0 OS. In the United States, the smartwatch is available for pre-order for $300 or $50 per month with Samsung Financing (no interest if paid in full within 6 months).

However, for a limited time, those who pre-order the Samsung Gear Sport will also receive …

Video tutorials show you some of the things you can do with the Samsung Gear IconX and Gear Sport

The wireless Samsung Gear IconX earbuds do more than just allow you to listen to content in private. Today, Samsung released a video tutorial for the device that shows you how to pair the earbuds to your Galaxy handset (in this case, the Galaxy Note 8). It’s a simple matter of opening the Samsung Gear app, selecting the Gear IconX picture, agreeing to the terms and conditions, and tapping on “Finish.”

The earbuds also can carry up to 1,000 tunes for playback during those times when the device isn’t paired to a phone. As seen on the video, transferring music from the phone to the Gear IconX …

You can pre-order Samsung's Gear Sport watch today, watch the official launch film here

The Gear Sport is Samsung’s newest smartwatch in the Gear series, tailor made for those who want a sports-oriented watch in a smaller (43mm) form factor than the Gear S3. And the company has just released the official Gear Sport launch film, showing the look and some of the functionalities of the Gear Sport.
While the Gear Sport lacks some functionalities of the Gear S3, it has a better water protection with 5ATM rating that makes it a great choice for swimmers. It also has Spotify Offline capabilities and a more affordable price that the …

Samsung Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 get release dates, official prices


Samsung just announced that two if its newest Gear devices –
the Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 – will be released in the US on October 27. Interested
customers can pre-order both products starting tomorrow, October 13.

 

The Gear Sport is a Tizen-based smartwatch that, according
to Samsung, enables users to “go beyond fitness.” Compatible with
both Android and iOS phones and tablets, the wearable device will be offered
for $299.99. It’ll come with features like water resistance (up to 50 meters), a
1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED screen, GPS, music player, and NFC (for Samsung
Pay). …

Samsung Gear Sport gets an "official launch" film, but no release date


In late August, Samsung announced the Gear Sport, a new
Tizen-based smartwatch aimed at very active users. While the company didn’t say
exactly when the Gear Sport would be released, the smartwatch is likely going
to hit shelves in the near future. That’s because Samsung today published a
Gear Sport “official launch film.”  

 

As you can see above, the launch film’s main idea is that
the Samsung Gear Sport is a smartwatch that enables you to “go beyond
fitness.” It can do that thanks to stuff like water resistance (up to 50
meters), weight management features, built-in GPS for accurate …

Deal: Huawei Watch 2 Sport costs less than $200 (35% off) on Amazon

One of the many smartwatches that were updated to Android Wear 2.0, Huawei Watch 2 Sport is now on sale on Amazon. The wearable device is offered along with US warranty to everyone who wishes a decent-looking smartwatch.

For a limited time, the Concrete Grey version of Huawei Watch 2 Sport costs just $194.99, which means customers will save no less than $105 (35%) when purchasing the smartwatch.

The Titanium Grey with Black Hybrid strap version of Huawei Watch 2 Classic is on sale as well, but you’ll only save $83 when you buy it. Even so, the smartwatch …

Which new Samsung wearable should you choose: Gear Sport vs Gear Fit 2 Pro vs Gear Icon X (2018) comparison

Samsung unveiled three new wearables at IFA 2017: the Samsung Gear Sport, the Gear Fit 2 Pro, and the Gear Icon X (2018).
And they are quite different: the Gear Sport is a round smartwatch, the Fit 2 Pro is a fitness band with more sporty look and a tinier display, and the new Gear Icon X are smart wireless earbuds. But they all do some things in a similar way, and all of them are actually able to help you in some way during a work-out. 
So let’s look at the three and how they differ, not just in their obvious …