Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 launched with fall detection and emergency SOS; see details

Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 has been officially unveiled by the company on Thursday, February 22. Recently, the smartwatch was spotted on the company’s UAE website, but it has now been unveiled and will be available for purchase in select markets from February 23. It replaces the Galaxy Fit 2, which was launched in September 2020, and comes with significant upgrades. The South Korean tech giant revealed that the display on the fitness tracker is 45 percent wider than its predecessor.

This announcement was made by a Post Via Samsung’s Philippines newsroom, which also revealed some of its key specifications. Launching four years after its previous version, the Galaxy Fit 3 is constructed of aluminum as opposed to the polycarbonate chassis of the older model. The fitness tracker lets users change bands easily with a one-click release mechanism, although they will have to purchase additional bands separately. The smartwatch will be available in grey, pink gold and silver color options.

Talking about the features, the Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 has a 1.6-inch display and the company says it is 45 percent wider than the Galaxy Fit 2, which came with a 1.1-inch screen. Although the type of display has not been disclosed, reports suggest that it could be an OLED panel. Details about the processor of the fitness tracker have not been revealed, but it is reported that it will be paired with 16 MB RAM and 256 MB inbuilt storage. The smartwatch also comes with over 100 watch faces, and users can also add their own photos as backgrounds.

The Galaxy Fit 3 features heart rate and stress level monitoring, blood oxygen (SpO2) level monitoring, sensors to track sleep patterns and snoring, and more. There is a Sleep Coach feature available that provides users with personalized insights to improve their sleep quality. For fitness enthusiasts, the fitness tracker comes with over 100 workout modes. It has an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance (up to 5ATM).

Apart from this, the smartwatch also has new functionalities like fall detection and emergency SOS. Explaining the feature, Samsung said, “When an abnormal fall is detected, Galaxy Fit3 gives users the option to immediately call emergency services to receive timely medical attention. When users are in an emergency, they can instantly send an SOS by pressing the side button five times. The tracker can also be used as a remote control for their Galaxy smartphone to take photos, set timers, and control media player settings.

The prices have not been disclosed by the company yet. Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 will be available in select markets from February 23. It is not certain whether this wearable will be available for sale in India or not.


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