With the Galaxy S5’s built-in pedometer, Samsung’s S-Health app lets you track walking distance, speed duration or calories. You even receive alerts when goals are reached. Connect Samsung’s stylish Gear Fit, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo wearables — designed to work seamlessly with the GS5 — and you can extend your health tracking capabilities, answer calls, view app notifications and more…
S-Health was first introduced on the Galaxy S4, and is now available across several Samsung Galaxy devices. Track your workouts, your sleep cycle, even what you eat. However, only the Galaxy S5 lets you test your heart rate with no additional accessories — the first smartphone to include a built-in sensor for this purpose*. Learn more.
Your Personal Fitness Coach
If you’re interested in more detailed tracking of your heart rate as you exercise, then take a look at Samsung’s Gear device range:
Specifically engineered for exercise, the lightweight Gear Fit features a curved super AMOLED touch display, built-in heart-rate monitor, customisable screen themes, smart notifications (emails, SMS, incoming calls, etc), changeable coloured straps (sold separately) and more. Learn more.
The stylish Gear 2 features a premium metallic body, 1.63-inch AMOLED screen, heart-rate sensor, customisable themes, changeably wrist straps (sold separately) and smart notifications for calls, messages and some third party apps. Moreover, the Gear 2’s built-in microphone lets you answer calls and its integrated camera can capture full high-definition stills and 720p video. Learn more.
The Gear 2 Neo is about choice. It’s largely identical to the Gear 2 only without a camera, so you save on price.
*S Health 3.0 and the Heart Rate Monitor are not medical or therapeutic devices and are not intended for medical use. Heart Rate Monitor readings are intended for informational purposes only. To discuss the diagnosis or treatment of any condition, please consult a health care professional. ^ Galaxy S5, Gear Fit and Gear 2 all sold separately. Gear devices must be connected to the Samsung Galaxy S5 or other compatible Galaxy device for full functionality.
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