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Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4650 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Phone Accessories for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The portability and comfort are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the apps, while comments are divided on the reliability.

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On average, users rate this product 82/100 and experts rate this product 65/100.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Phone Accessories on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the performance. The price is also appreciated.

price, performance

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit - Charcoal BlackSamsung Galaxy Gear Fit - Charcoal Black

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Gear Fit (SM-R350, SM-R3500) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Phone Accessories on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance. The size and comfort also get good opinions.

comfort, size, performance, usability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SAMSUNG OEM AB563840CA BATTERY FOR SCH-R350 SGH-T929 SCH-R810 SPH-M800SAMSUNG OEM AB563840CA BATTERY FOR SCH-R350 SGH-T929 SCH-R810 SPH-M800

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Michael Sawh (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Gear Fit

 

This is not the gear to get you fit... but you can drop it down an elevator shaft

Nice, bright display ; Heart rate integration for exercise activities ; Useful media controller

Poor battery life ; Data-logging issues with S Health ; Sleep tracking not very insightful ; Heart rate sensor is temperamental

Our main criticism of the screen initially was the lack of vertical screen orientation support to offer a more natural glance-at-your-watch view. Samsung has since addressed this with a software update, but it's puzzling to think this wasn't picked up...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by (t3.com)

Samsung Gear Fit review

 

The Samsung Gear Fit fitness tracker is an AMOLED screen-packing knockout

Screen ; HR tracking ; Sheer wearability

Samsung handset lock-in ; Pedometer accuracy ; Bulk ruins sleep tracking

Expert review by : Britta O'Boyle (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Gear Fit review

 

Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone earlier this year and alongside it came a trio of smartwatches: the Samsung Gear Fit, as its name suggests, being the more sporty device than either the Gear 2 or more affordable Gear 2 Neo. The Gear...

Great design, beautiful display in right conditions, simple and fluid interface, built-in heart-rate monitor, interchangeable straps, good price, some smartwatch functions

Some Samsung device compatibility only, no auto brightness, battery life not amazing, fitness features limited, lack of apps, restricted to S Health (Samsung' s app) only, accuracy questionable at times, no altimeter

The Gear Fit offers a slim design, beautiful display and a fluid interface that's quick and easy to navigate. As its name suggests, it's a device focused on fitness, but here it's Samsung's way or the highway: the Gear Fit is only compatible with some...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Samsung Gear Fit review

 

Samsung's new wearable is Fit by name, but not by nature

Unique curved screen ; Light weight ; Good battery life ; music control and notifications

Unresponsive screen ; Unreliable heart-rate tracking ; Awkward ergonomics

Looks great, but doesn’t play so well. There are, and there will be, too many other winner wearables to recommend this one

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Luke Edwards (pocket-lint.com)

Hands-on: Samsung Gear Fit review - Pocket-lint

 

The Samsung Gear Fit is, as the name suggests, a fitness band that has joined Samsung's growing family of wearable devices. Announced at Mobile World

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Galaxy Fit

 

Fit. It's a word that means many things in English, from ascertaining one's sporting readiness, to asserting attractiveness. Neither of these things particularly apply to the Samsung Galaxy Fit, leaving us wondering exactly where the enrty-level...

Affordable, camera works well, performs core functions well enough

Low resolution screen, screen reflections, battery life

What’s impressive about the Samsung Galaxy Fit is that you get a full range of smartphone functionality in an affordable package. It is cheap, but you might find you prefer something like the INQ Cloud Touch or the Orange San Francisco, which both have...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Rik Henderson (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Galaxy Fit hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Likely to be an exclusive handset for one of the UK's carriers, the Samsung Galaxy Fit is not, as you'd think, designed for those who visit the gym on

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Hugh Langley (techradar.com)

Samsung Gear Fit review

 

The band with the bendy face

Beautiful AMOLED screen ; Good fitness/smartwatch balance

Limited fitness features ; Accuracy problems ; Extra charging component

Combining fitness band and smartwatch, the Gear Fit is beautifully designed. It just lacks a bit of substance right now.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Ashleigh Allsopp (techadvisor.co.uk)

Microsoft Band vs Samsung Gear Fit comparison

 

Microsoft has recently unveiled its first foray into the wearable technology market. Its called the Microsoft Band, and is a bit of a hybrid between a smartwatch and a fitness tracker, though it focuses on the latter.

For anyone with a Samsung smartphone, the Gear Fit is the best choice, but for everyone else we'd suggest looking elsewhere if you're hoping to buy a smartwatch or fitness tracker in the near future. It's a shame that the Microsoft Band's design is...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

VIDEO: Samsung Gear Fit review - can a single device be both a good smart watch and activity tracker?

 

The Gear Fit is Samsung's first attempt at a combined smart watch and activity tracker. It works with a selection of Samsung's own smartphones and tablets, rather than Android in general. You can't use it with an iPhone.

May, 2014

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black
Colour of product:Black
Control type:Buttons, Sensor
Device Type:Wristband
Dust resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Housing colour:Black
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant
Shape:Rectangular
Waterproof: Yes

Display

Display diagonal:4.67 / 46.7
Display Resolution:128 x 432 / 432 x 128
Display Type:SAMOLED
Touch screen:Y
Touchscreen: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Active minutes: Yes
Activity monitoring:Active minutes, Hours slept, Steps taken
Built-in pedometer:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Heart rate monitor:Y / Yes
Hours slept: Yes
Pedometer: Yes
Simple Notification Service (SNS) supported:Y / Yes
Stopwatch:Y / Yes
Timer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Wi-Fi: No

Power

Battery Capacity:210
Battery Life:4

Storage

Compatible memory cards: No

System requirements

Mobile operating systems supported:Android

Technical Details

Accelerometer: Yes
Display diagonal:4.67
Display Resolution:128 x 432
Display Technology:SUPER AMOLED
Display Type:SAMOLED
FM radio: No
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Mobile operating systems supported:Android
Personal info management (PIM):Pedometer
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant
Touchscreen: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.2 / 11.9 / 11.95
Height :5.74 / 57.4
Thickness:2.34
Weight:27
Width:2.34 / 23.4 / 5.74