New Samsung S Band activity tracker leaked

New Samsung S Band activity tracker leaked
It looks like Samsung is getting ready to introduce another new wearable this year, besides the already announced Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit.

Called Samsung S Band, the alleged new device is an activity tracker. As you may know, Samsung announced an S Band last year as well, but that one didn’t make it to market.

The new S Band should be released as a fitness accessory for the Galaxy S5 and other Samsung smartphones. Unlike the Samsung Gear Fit (which is also used to track fitness activity), the S Band doesn’t seem to have a proper display, and this should make it considerably cheaper. We’re hearing that the Gear Fit will cost $200, so perhaps the S Band will be sold for no more than $100.

The S Band can monitor your daily activity (including calories and distance), and even your sleep quality. It connects to Samsung’s Activity Tracker App and S Health 3.0 on your handset, that's how it shows you the info it gathers. 

It’s not clear if Samsung intends to release this new S Band in the near future. But since the new Galaxy S5 will go on sale on April 11, we’re probably going to hear more on this pretty soon. Until then, check out the S Band in the slideshow below.

source: SamMobile



1. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Whats the difference between this Gear Fit??

2. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

That's what I was thinking

15. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Looks to be a simpler longer lasting version since the screen seems basic and it has simple tracking features.


Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

no heart rate monitor or display for starters

4. Sauce unregistered

The name ._.

6. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

You honestly don't see the difference? I don't get it...

5. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

When are OEMs going to learn that they would sell way more of their products if they didn't make them proprietary? ??

7. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

HOLY SH*T THAT'S UGLY! Samsung you should have learned already.......... Sony SmartBand is so much more stylish...

8. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

they learned ugly design.

16. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

That was epic akki +1 Samsung believes in ugly design and cheap trash plastic on there mobile phones industries

22. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

100$ for this design is actually pretty decent even though i'd much rather pay a 100 more for the Gear Fit.

23. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

I'd much rather pay a 100$ more for Rado :D

11. maherk

Posts: 6939; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

stamp the sony name on it, and I'll bet you're gonna fall in love with it. On every Samsung, HTC, and Apple article you always jump on with your lame comments showing your affection for Sony. We all get it troll.

14. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

You're wrong. I wouldn't. This looks like a kids toy watch you can get for 5 euros. Why would they shape it like a watch when it's nothing like a watch? Looks stupid to wear 2 watch looking devices. Especially when the other isn't even a watch. Samsung just can't do beautiful design it's a fact. Yes I won't argue that it's impossible to like this because some people like it that way but the fact is that it's not stylish. Same goes with any Samsung smart device right now. Their TV's look good. And by the way I love HTCs design and the New One looks awesome so shut up.

12. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Sony Smartband is nothing compared to Gear Fit's design

13. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Gear Fit is freaking geeky. I would never put something like that on my wrist. Never. I don't understand why they even did that. It's like a Gear 2 with that stupid shaped display.

18. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Your opinion --> invalid

19. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

So you're the judge then. Okay.

21. willard12 unregistered

I imagine you have Armani suits in your closet, a Ferrari in the garage, and Vogue Magazine on your coffee table since you are such an expert on what is an isn't a good design. News flash: it is your OPINION. Sales numbers will determine what the majority of people in the world think.

20. willard12 unregistered

It looks like a trillion other casio watches on this planet. Besides, it's an activity tracker. You're the Joan Rivers of mobile devices.

9. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Samsung just flooding the market like they do with all there products.

10. maherk

Posts: 6939; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

they've been doing so for the past 4 years and they are enjoying a huge success while doing so, so why should they stop?

17. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

I agree with you totally, thats their strategy and it works well. But lately they is a tiny bit of a turnaround as S4 did not perform as well as expected in last few months. Who knows, maybe this year S5 sells less than S4.

24. GoBears

Posts: 456; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Holy haters Batman. It's just another cheaper option for consumers. If you don't like it then by all means don't buy it.

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