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Samsung Gear Fit sales reportedly top 250,000 units in just 10 days

Launch stocks of the Samsung Gear Fit wearable fitness tracker are said to have sold out, with a reported 250,000 units being shifted in just 10 days.

With the wrist-mounted Samsung Gear Fit having launched alongside the flagship Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone earlier this month, latest reports out of the manufacturer’s native Korean have claimed all 250,000 Fits available on day one have now been shifted.

Going head-to-head with the likes of the Nike FuelBand SE and Jawbone UP24, the Samsung Gear Fit acts a fitness and wellbeing tracker, with an inbuilt heart rate sensor featuring alongside the device’s steps, distance and calorie burn tracking credentials.

Despite Korean website MK citing unnamed industry sources in suggesting the initial production run of Gear Fits have been sold, Samsung’s continued manufacturing of the device appears to be satisfying current levels of demand.

Although currently available through Samsung’s own online and high street stores, the Samsung Gear Fit currently have little third party availability in the UK.

Attempting to buy the Fit from a third-party seller through Samsung’s site sees users greeted with the message: “We are sorry, but this product is currently not available from any of our retail partners.”

One of a trio of new Samsung wearables, the Gear Fit launched alongside the more traditional smartwatch offerings of the Samsung Gear 2 and cheaper, camera bereft Samsung Gear 2 Neo.

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