Amongst Samsung’s repertoire of forgotten gadgets is its line of fitness bands, though that may change quickly with the potential launch of the Galaxy Fit3.
This data comes from the Korean side of the Samsung Community forums (opens in new tab) the place somebody requested if there will likely be a Galaxy Fit3. A group supervisor let the cat out of the bag by saying the Fit3 would launch by the top of the 12 months or early 2023 if there’s a delay. The brand new gadget is slated to have the identical value level because the Samsung Fit2 which launched at $59 within the US.
Other than these tidbits, not a lot was revealed in regards to the Fit3, and since this data comes from a group supervisor, take all of it with a grain of salt. Assuming the launch window is correct, this is able to imply the Fit3 is not going to launch alongside Samsung’s subsequent main wearable gadget: the Galaxy Watch 5.
The Watch 5 is predicted to launch this August. If something, the Fit3 might launch near the Galaxy S23 smartphone, which has an early 2023 launch window. It’s nonetheless too early to inform if the same launch window has any significance, like compatibility between the telephone and the Fit3, or if it’s only a coincidence.
We reached out to Samsung to see if it has something to disclose in regards to the new gadget, comparable to what sort of options it is going to have, its display measurement, or perhaps a image of the Fit3. Sadly, they by no means acquired again to us.
Evaluation: Room for enchancment
It’s arduous to know, proper now, if we must be excited in regards to the prospect of a Samsung Fit3. If the Fit2 is something to go by, it’ll most likely be a fairly respectable finances gadget. Critically, the Fit2 constructed on what the unique Match supplied and acquired some favorable critiques.
Critics loved the improved display and its ease of use. Alternatively, the Fit2 had “questionable coronary heart charge accuracy” and shorter battery life than anticipated. In comparison with the Fitbit Sense and Garmin Fenix 6 health trackers, the Fit2 had the next coronary heart charge studying than the opposite gadgets. As for battery life, Samsung claimed the gadget might final somewhat over two weeks on a single cost, but it surely was really round per week, in keeping with critiques. So there’s undoubtedly room for enchancment with the Fit3.
Evidently, Samsung’s renewed curiosity in wearable gadgets is welcome. The Galaxy Watch 4, for instance, acquired the brand new Google Assistant forward of schedule with extra options on the best way.
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