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REVIEW | SAMSUNG GALAXY FIT3 ~ An In-Depth, Actual World, Sincere Overview

REVIEW | SAMSUNG GALAXY FIT3 ~ An In-Depth, Actual World, Sincere Overview


For years, I’ve at all times been unconcerned about my well being since although I’m chubby, I’ve by no means as soon as felt something out of the peculiar. Till I made a decision to have an precise full bodily examination. The outcomes have been all marked in crimson—my physique, it seems, was in horrible form. And that bought me to begin my health journey—I calorie-counted, eliminated crimson meat as a lot as I might from my food plan, added extra greens on my plate, and exercised every day.

After a yr, my well being began to normalize. My blood sugar, uric acid, and ldl cholesterol rely went down, and I misplaced weight. Nevertheless, I’m nonetheless unhappy with my present weight—a bit of over the BMI normal—so, I nonetheless train every day.

I normally alternate between doing static step-up train inside the home and strolling 10,000 steps outdoors. With all these, I normally simply use my telephone to rely my steps and the energy I burn. Fairly restricted, since it may’t actually learn my physique stats like coronary heart charge and all that.

That was till I used to be given an opportunity to make use of the Samsung Galaxy Fit3. It simply may be the proper smartwatch that may assist me obtain my desired physique weight. I acquired the Galaxy Fit3 excellent earlier than BG, Child A, and I launched into an eleven-day journey to Baguio Metropolis—the proper place to try it out because it’s gonna be one heck of a walkathon for us.

 

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SPECS & PRICING


The Galaxy Fit3 is primarily a health watch that doubles as a smartwatch. It mainly has many of the stuff smartwatches have, with options centered on well being and health. The Samsung Galaxy Fit3 is marketed within the Philippines at a extremely inexpensive worth of ₱3,490.00. That is available on the Samsung web site, on-line portals like Lazada and Shopee, and bodily tech shops nationwide.

In contrast with the earlier Samsung Galaxy Fit2, the Fit3 has a Fall Detection and Mild Sensor. Listed below are its fundamental specs.

Official Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Specs
OFFICIAL SAMSUNG GALAXY FIT3 SPECS FROM THE SAMSUNG WEBSITE

 

 

UNBOXING & SETTING UP


Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Unboxing Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Setting Up
GALAXY FIT3 UNBOXING AND SETTING UP

Samsung’s Galaxy Fit3 is available in a small compact field. Inside is the watch—with wristband related—a fast begin guide information, guarantee card, and a charging cable.

Organising the Samsung Galaxy Fit3 on an Android telephone is simple. Simply flip in your telephone’s GPS and Bluetooth, join the Fit3 through Bluetooth, and simple directions would then start in your telephone’s display.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 App  Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Health App
GALAXY WEARABLE APP AND SAMSUNG HEALTH APP

To completely combine along with your smartphone, you’ll really have to register for a Samsung account and set up 4 apps from the Appstore (for Android customers), the primary three can be required by the Fit3 as you entry it in your telephone, besides the final one (Samsung Well being), which it’s best to set up by yourself:
 
Samsung Accent Service
A normal Samsung app for connecting equipment along with your cell phone. This app works within the background and though it creates a display app icon in your telephone, there’s actually no want to truly entry it as soon as put in.

Galaxy Fit3 Plugin App
An app that seamlessly join the Galaxy Fit3 and appropriate cellular gadget. Much like the earlier app, this additionally works within the background and there’s no have to entry it.

Galaxy Wearable App
The precise app you employ to connect with the Galaxy Fit3 to sync, change watch faces, add apps, tiles, fast panels, and settings.

Samsung Well being
The app the place you’ll be able to monitor your well being standing that the Galaxy Fit3 collects. Surprisingly, this isn’t a part of the required apps to put in while you first sync the Fit3 to your telephone, however that is a very powerful app to make use of along with your Fit3.

 

 

CHARGING


Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Charging Cable Included
TYPE-C TO MAGNETIC 2-PIN CHARGING CABLE INCLUDED WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

There may be an preliminary cost on the Samsung Galaxy Fit3, however it’s endorsed that you simply totally cost the watch earlier than utilizing it.

The cable included is an RU3 quick charging dock cable, which is one thing new for me. One finish of the cable, which you mount to the watch, is Samsung’s proprietary magnetic 2-pin cable, and the top that you simply plug on the charging head is a Sort-C connector.

And because the Galaxy Fit3 doesn’t embody a charging head, I used to be initially confused on how I can use the cable to cost the watch—since many of the charging heads in our home solely has the standard USB slot. Luckily, one in all our powerbanks has a Sort-C slot which works with the cable.

Curiously, the Galaxy Fit3 can be charged utilizing a smartphone with a Sort-C charging slot—good for cases the place you run out of batteries when outdoors understanding.

If you wish to plug the Galaxy Fit3 on a wall socket, Sort-C or USB-C charging heads may be purchased from on-line shops for as little as ₱40.00 (generic) to ₱1,190.00 (official Samsung).

Charging time is kind of quick, from 0 to 65% in half-hour, and full cost in about an hour. Samsung claims that the cost can last as long as 13 days, however that’s in all probability if you happen to’re not utilizing it that a lot. In my expertise, it normally lasts as much as 4 to 5 days earlier than I have to recharge. Awake Labs advocate that customers cost their Galaxy Fit3 nightly—in all probability not in a single day, however simply earlier than you sleep so you’ll be able to nonetheless use it to trace your sleep sample.

 

 

DESIGN & ACTUAL WEAR


Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Actual Wear
USING THE GALAXY FIT3 ON MY DAILY WORKOUTS

The Samsung Galaxy Fit3 is gentle and comfy to put on. I don’t normally put on a watch at dwelling, however since I wish to monitor my every day actions, I really put on it all through the day and even in my sleep. For a non-watch-wearing-at-home particular person, it’s aluminum physique and mushy silicone band by no means as soon as irritated or bothered me sufficient for me to truly take it off—it’s so comfy I typically overlook that I’m carrying a watch. I additionally like that it’s mud and waterproof, no have to take it off when washing arms and even the dishes.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Actual Wear
THE WIFE WITH THE WHITE BAND GALAXY FIT3
Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Leather Band
MY THIRD-PARTY ARMY LEATHER BAND FOR MY GALAXY FIT3

The Galaxy Fit3 is available in pink gold, darkish grey, and silver sports activities band colours—these, nevertheless, can simply be modified and there are a whole bunch of variants accessible on-line. I used to be given a Fit3 with a white band, and whereas it doesn’t actually match my model, it really works completely with my spouse’s aesthetic. To maintain the band on my wrist, and never my spouse’s—she’s really fairly enamored by it, lol—I purchased a few military inexperienced bands; a silicone band for understanding and leather-based band for going out. An official Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Sport Band is priced at ₱899.00 (Darkish Inexperienced & Orange solely), whereas third-party ones discovered on-line go as little as ₱80.00 every.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Actual Wear
WHITE ISN’T REALLY MY COLOR, BUT IT DOES WORK TOO, EH?

The watch face can be sized excellent, with about 1 x 1.5 inches 256×402 decision AMOLED display, and has a transparent and readable display even on a brightly lit outside setting. It’s additionally fairly responsive, with its auto-on flick-of-the-wrist-towards-its-user operate, and clean touchscreen use.

 

 

FEATURES


Samsung Galaxy Fit3
I LIKE THE FEEL OF GALAXY FIT3

As small and lightweight as it’s, the Samsung Galaxy Fit3 packs a punch in the case of options. Granted, it could not have all of the bells and whistles as with Samsung’s Galaxy Watch5 and Watch 6, however with its worth, it’s undoubtedly a bang-for-the-buck smartwatch.

 

Sensible Watch

Samsung Galaxy Fit3
THE GALAXY FIT3 AS A SMART WATCH

Waterproof and Dustproof
IP68 water-proof as much as 50 meters for 10 minutes, 1.5 meters for half-hour for freshwater at 5ATM ranking, not appropriate for diving although

Watch Face
Simply interchangeable Watch Face with a whole bunch of preset choices—together with one customizable Watch Face (which could be very restricted, by the way in which)

Time, Date, Climate

Prompt Message Notifications
For SMS and messaging apps like FB Messenger. You possibly can’t kind replies, however it has pre-existing phrases you’ll be able to immediately use. It additionally notifies for calls, however it may’t take one because it has no microphone

Calendar

Calculator

Media Participant Management
Works with offline music gamers and streaming apps like Spotify

Photograph Snapper
Photograph distant for Samsung Galaxy telephones with One UI 5.1+ working system

Discover My Cellphone
Make your telephone ring utilizing the Galaxy Fit3, it’s important to be beforehand related for this to work

 

Every day Exercise

Samsung Galaxy Fit3
TRACKING MY DAILY ACTIVITY ON THE GALAXY FIT3

Step Rely
Appears extra correct than my telephone’s

Exercise Time
Counts in minutes the time you might be lively

Burned Energy

 

Train Tracker

Samsung Galaxy Fit3
TRACKING A SPECIFIC EXERCISE USING THE GALAXY FIT3

Exercises
Monitor particular exercises utilizing greater than 100 Galaxy Fit3 presets, from strolling to biking, boxing to basketball, or rowing to swimming. In case your exercise is unlisted, merely select Different Exercise.

Auto Monitor
Simply in case you forgot to modify in your exercise tracker, the Fit3 can mechanically detect what you’re doing. Additionally works nice for preserving monitor of your walks.

 

Sleep Tracker

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Sleep Tracker Animal
MY SLEEP ANIMAL, ACCORDING TO GALAXY FIT3’S SLEEP TRACKER

Sleep Monitoring
Screens your sleep patterns, waking hours, REMs, sleep phases, loud night breathing, and blood oxygen.

Sleep Rating
Get a sleep rating based mostly on animal characters—are you an Exhausted Shark with little sleep or an Unconcerned Lion who has greater than his share of eight hours plus of sleep.

Sleep Teaching
When you full a seven-day steady sleep report, the Fit3 would begin recommending methods so that you can enhance your sleep behavior.

 

Well being Trackers

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 All Targets Met
THE GALAXY FIT3 CAN ALSO TRACK VARIOUS HEALTH STATUSES

Coronary heart Price

Stress

Blood Oxygen

Cycle Tracker
For monitoring girls’s menstrual durations

Fall Detection
Particularly useful for the elderlies, the Fit3 detects unintentional falls. Customers can then press the Residence button 5 instances to inform emergency contacts. Pre-registered medical information may also be displayed on the lock display as soon as assist arrives.

 

 

REAL WORLD USE ON A TRIP


Samsung Galaxy Fit3
USING THE GALAXY FIT3 DURING OUR BAGUIO TRIP

I used the Samsung Galaxy Fit3 on an 11-day trip in Baguio Metropolis, utilizing it primarily to trace how a lot strolling we have been doing in a single day, and in addition testing a few of its features and options together with the Samsung Well being app.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Most Floors Climbed
IT ACTUALLY TRACKED THE SLOPING ROADS OF BAGUIO CITY IN FLOOR UNITS DURING OUR WALKS

Monitoring our every day walks required nothing, I merely walked—on flat and hilly areas—and the Fit3 recorded how a lot steps I took and the way excessive I climbed (measured in flooring). I averaged at 16,000++ steps, climbing 26++ flooring, and burning 472 kilocalories a day. We have been fairly the lively bunch, principally strolling alongside Baguio and barely taking a taxi.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Outdoors
HIKING THE TRAILS OF CAMP JOHN HAY WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

We additionally did a hike alongside Camp John Hay’s Apache Path and Baguio Eco Path. It could’ve been good for the Mountain climbing Tracker the Fit3 has, however I used to be unaware on the time that such a exercise existed so I merely used the Strolling exercise as an alternative. Pft.

When the urge hit me, I additionally did brisk morning walks all the way in which from our lodging in Barangay Guisad Central to Burnham Park. Utilizing the Strolling exercise, I like the way it motivates me after I hit particular targets like getting a kilometer in or hitting a specific train time.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3
MORNING WALK IN BAGUIO CITY WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

The Fit3 not solely tracks my steps, but additionally the period of my exercise, distance, energy spent, velocity, tempo, coronary heart charge, and my common cadence. My solely want is that it may additionally monitor my routes. Which, I later discovered, may be finished if I join the Fit3—which has no GPS in itself—to my location-enabled telephone throughout my precise exercise.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Temp Check
TRACKING THE WEATHER AND TEMP WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

Apart from the workout routines, I used to be additionally in a position to make the most of the Fit3 in checking the climate and the temperature—it does get actually chilly in Baguio even through the summer time months—so it helps in getting ready me if I needs to be bringing a jacket with me or not.

 

 

REAL WORLD USE AT HOME


Samsung Galaxy Fit3
MORNING WALK IN QUEZON CITY WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

Again dwelling, I used the Samsung Galaxy Fit3 to additionally monitor my walks, as I normally accomplish that throughout weekends, and my every day step-up workout routines.

The step-up train—the place I am going up and down on a single step—isn’t listed on the Fit3’s preset exercises, so I normally use the Different Exercise choice. And it does report my exercise fairly properly, measuring my common coronary heart charge (together with coronary heart charge zones—low depth to most), exercise period, and energy spent.

Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Swimming Pool Use
DOING LAPS ON THE POOL WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

I used to be additionally in a position to attempt the Fit3 whereas doing laps on a swimming pool. I initially can not discover the correct exercise on the preset, so I initially selected Open Water Swim. It was solely on my second swim that I discovered the Pool Swim exercise. I like the way it tracked what number of laps I made, the space I coated, the energy I burnt, and surprisingly the kind of swim I did and its period.

It was simply unlucky that my swim knowledge was worn out together with the info for the day because of a sync subject. Which brings me to…

 

 

ISSUES ENCOUNTERED


Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Sync Issue
SYNC ISSUE ENCOUNTERED WITH THE GALAXY FIT3

Truthfully, I encountered virtually no points with the Samsung Galaxy Fit3 aside from its telephone syncing. The Fit3 is appropriate with Android gadgets utilizing Android 10 and up working system. I’m presently utilizing a Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, and because it’s utilizing an EMUI 12 OS, there needs to be no drawback in utilizing it with the Fit3.

I initially encountered the problem the Galaxy Fit3 proper after organising the watch with my telephone. It merely gained’t sync once more after the setup. So, I reset my telephone and watch, and it labored. I encountered it once more a number of instances after, with a telephone and watch restart fixing the problem. Nevertheless, this resulted in dropping my knowledge for that individual day.

I’ve searched on-line in regards to the subject and never a number of are additionally experiencing Fit3’s sync subject—not solely on non-Galaxy telephones, but additionally on Samsung telephones. The Fit3 was launched in February, which is pretty current, so we will in all probability count on a number of glitches like these, and extra importantly, a repair coming through replace patch quickly.

 

 

FINAL WORD


Samsung Galaxy Fit3 Outdoors
WOULD I RECOMMEND THE GALAXY FIT3? IT’S A YES FOR ME.

The Samsung Galaxy Fit3 is a good-looking, simple to put on, and feature-packed smartwatch with a premium on monitoring and enhancing your well being. It does include a little bit of a sync glitch, which I suppose, can simply be patched through future updates, however it’s primary promoting level is its surprisingly inexpensive worth. For ₱3,490.00, would I like to recommend the Samsung Galaxy Fit3? As soon as an replace to repair its sync subject is fastened, undoubtedly sure. However if you happen to merely need a chic-looking smartwatch from a good model and don’t care a lot about monitoring your well being stats in your telephone and with out breaking the financial institution, then completely sure—sync points or not.

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