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Samsung Gear Fit - Black

  • Model: R3500ZKAXAR
  • One Size Fits Most
  • Digital
  • Android
  • Water Resistant
  • Provides Notifications
Watch Band Size
One Size Fits Most
Display Type
Digital
Device Compatibility
Android
Water Resistant
Water Resistant
Provides Notifications
Provides Notifications
Displays Current Time
Yes
Displays Current Date
Yes
Countdown & Stopwatch
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Gyroscope
Yes
Heart Rate Sensor
Yes
Measures Heart Rate
Yes
Measures Calories Burned
Yes
Measures Distance Traveled
Yes
Measures Steps Taken
Yes
Sleep Monitor
Yes
Watch Band Color
Black
Watch Color
Black
Screen Type & Size
1.84" Curved Super AMOLED (432x128)
Connectivity
Bluetooth® v4.0 LE
Compatibility Notes
Compatible with these select Samsung devices ONLY: Samsung Galaxy S5 / Galaxy Grand 2 / Galaxy Note 3 / Galaxy Note 3 Neo / Galaxy Note 2 / Galaxy S4 / Galaxy S3 / Galaxy S4 Zoom / Galaxy S4 Active / Galaxy S4 mini / Galaxy Mega 6.3 / Galaxy Mega 5.8 / Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) / Galaxy NotePRO (12.2) / Galaxy TabPRO (12.2/10.1/8.4)
Battery Type
Standard Battery 210mAh
Battery Life Estimate
Typical Usage 3~4 days, Low Usage up to 5 days
Product Name
Gear Fit
Notification Types
SNS, Call, E-mail, Apps
Shipping Weight
1 lb
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User Manual
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Samsung Gear Fit - Black
 
3.6

(based on 161 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (20)

66%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright display (129)
  • Lightweight (127)
  • Durable (71)
  • Realistic color (55)
  • Inexpensive (31)

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations (49)
  • Poor quality (16)
  • Not high def (4)
  • Too big (3)

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    Reviewed by 161 customers

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Working Great since S Health update!!!

    By MzStackedUp

    from Denver CO

    Pros

    • Controls Music
    • Durable
    • gives instant notifications
    • Inexpensive
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • detached battery for charging can be easily lost

    Best Uses

      Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

      I purchased the gear fit 2 days ago and it was not syncing with my S Health. I realized the issue was with S Health, so I called Samsung and was on the phone for roughly 45 minutes with 3 different agents. I almost took the Gear Fit back to Best Buy until I saw that Samsung planned an update to S Health to fix the issue. I woke up this morning and was so excited that the update worked! I love the design of the watch. It's not boring like other fitness watches. I will continue to be a loyal Samsung customer!

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Promising Device wasted by poor execution

      By SanjeevTechDelhi

      from New Delhi, Delhi, India

      Pros

      • Good design

      Cons

      • Did not meet expectations
      • limited connectitivity

      Best Uses

        Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

        This device had the capability to become one of the best. But unfortunately, the limited connectivity of this device to other devices make this device almost useless. It does not work with android nor windows phone nor it is compatible to any desktops! Also, it does not work with many Samsung Phones too!!! I have wasted my money on this product I hope Samsung guys are listening!!! Samsung could have one of the devices but its wasted opportunity because of the limited compatibility of this device!

         
        4.0

        Needed update

        By Sweetie1225

        from Undisclosed

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Inexpensive
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • need to be able to enter length of step for pedome

        Best Uses

          Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

          the gear fit is a very good product however he could be improved by updating the software for the pedometer. If the software was updated to allow you to enter the length of your stride the pedometer would be more accurate.

          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Big downfall of the gear fit ,,,no internal memory to put and play mp3 music

          By Rays3

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • Bright display

          Cons

          • no internal memory to play mp3 music

          Best Uses

            Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

            I hope the next version of the gear fit has a internal memory to put mp3 music and play with out the smartphone , i bought this samsung gear fit because i like the bracelet look since i have a multifunction watch, i dont want to use the gear s or 2 watch look.but i was disapointed that the gear fit did not have internal memory to save and play music in it and use it with my blue tooth headset,

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            just great

            By jesrlaostia

            from greenville, sc

            Pros

            • Bright display
            • Durable
            • Inexpensive
            • Lightweight
            • Realistic color
            • waterproof and impact proof

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                I love it nice shape and conform very resistance to impacts and water proof stay in place and durable I wear it 24/7 and super durable battery

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                awesome product

                By jduarte67

                from Jersey City, NJ

                Pros

                • Bright display
                • Inexpensive
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                    I work on the road a lot as an EMT and so far never had a problem with the product. Star5ed to work out and like how it tracks everything and syncs automatically with my Samsung phone.

                     
                    1.0

                    A.......for effort but buy something else...!

                    By msp116

                    from Undisclosed

                    Pros

                    • Bright display

                    Cons

                    • pretty much useless and software is horrible

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                      View Image Gallery Samsung Gear Fit Smart Watch, Black A for effort but look elsewhere.......... By msp116 on Jan 26, 2015 OK This was a Christmas gift and started using religiously on 1/2/15 here is what I think so far...... PROS: Keeps good track of your heart-rate without having to wear band....but can be finicky if not on your on your wrist just right. Keeps track of your actual run time......just don't forget to stop it when your done running. Haven t used the sleep function. Screen is awesome as long as you change the orientation so you can read while running. Getting text on watch is OK but your probably not buying this to monitor your text messages or answer phone calls. CONS: Maybe its just mine but after reading a lot of reviews I think I'm definitely with the majority......the calorie counter is completely useless. On morning runs I don't get anywhere near what I should be burning and what's weird is that when I run in the evening its more accurate, but usually overshoots the mark see pics, and yes I have my stats put in height weight gender age I'm 6'1" 255 and know for a fact that I burn more than 360cal after running for 45min@6mph. see attached pics.....also notice on log screen about the only useful info it gives is how long you ran, I could care less about what time of the day I started running and the calories which are big and bold are useless and why wouldn't you put total miles? you would think that would be the one important thing you would like to know? Actual distance ran. If you use just the watch it usually overshoots your distance by as much as a mile sometimes I usually run 4mi. This has been verified by gps and other devices. I usually subtract a minimum of 30% to get accurate distance? The step counter is OK but is completely useless unless you remember to actually start it......where as every single other device you find does this automatically. Have only used GPS function once because you need your SAMSUNG phone and need to be outside. Even then its spotty. Junk: Yes I know that this really isn't a category, but feel it needs special attention.....The SOFTWARE S HEALTH. I have to admit I'm into programming so maybe I'm a little bias on this, but this software is total junk. Come on Samsung did you not even ask/test this before just putting it out. First of all the Gear Fit is not compatible with any other fitness software only S Health you would think that this would be open source so other software developers could at least try to put out something better. About the only thing it does accurately is keep track of your time and avg heart rate. Navigation is a nightmare lets say you run almost every day for a month and would like to know something simple like total miles ran, guess what, doesn't do that so you literally have to navigate through every day and add them up. Same with total calories same with avg run time? and even if it did this it would only be 50% accurate......I hate to say I will probably keep due to being a gift, this has been out for almost a year now and it seems like there has been little to no updates from Samsung not to sure of its future and with CES just ending over new products will be out soon.....unless some major improvement to firmware and software are made look elsewhere.

                       
                      4.0

                      GREAT PEDOMETER

                      By urrutia128

                      from Rock Falls, IL, USA

                      Pros

                      • Bright display
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight
                      • Realistic color

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                          I would have given this product 5 stars however it is not compatible with myfitnesspal App which is a major App I use. Please Samsung add Gear Fit to my fitness pal!!!!

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Don't know how I lived without it!

                          By TiberianFiend

                          from Crofton, MD, USA

                          Pros

                          • Bright display
                          • Inexpensive
                          • Lightweight
                          • Realistic color

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                              Went to one of the big electronics stores and looked at every fitness band. The Gear Fit was the only one that looked worth the money and had all the features I was looking for. It's screen is big enough to see messages easily and pairs seamlessly to my Galaxy phone all the time. You can still get away with wearing a nice leather/stainless banded dress watch on your other wrist without looking lame since the Gear Fit isn't oversized and doesn't look like a regular watch. Highly recommend a high grade screen protector/shield for the screen. Only feature I feel they could improve on is the Sleep Tracker function, I use that feature every night but it doesn't give too many details like some of the competition, a software update for the sleep function would be awesome. 5 stars though overall!

                               
                              5.0

                              Great and Getting Even Better

                              By Vic2000

                              from Fort Worth, TX

                              Pros

                              • Bright display
                              • Lightweight
                              • Realistic color
                              • Stylish

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Samsung Gear Fit - Black:

                                  For a fitness tracker, the Gear Fit is ambitious. It doesn't have all of the features of the Gear smartwatch, but was designed to monitor physical activity. It does also allow users to view incoming text messages, and reply with saved responses you can customize yourself. You can also customize the background screen image. It also charges very quickly. I've had this for over 6 months, and it still attracts the attention of whoever is around. It's getting even better because the software is consistently improving -so I can see data today that I couldn't several months ago. I hope Samsung will continue to evolve the S Health software app (you view this on your phone), because I plan to keep the Gear Fit in daily use.

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