from this Saturday, the owners of an iPhone, iPad, or iPhone Touch you can begin to use a smart watch Gear S3 or Gear S2 of Samsung or a bracelet of physical activity Gear Fit 2 with these devices.
The app Samsung Gear S for the Gear S2 Gear S3 and the app Gear Fit for Gear Fit 2 is now available on the Apple App Store and just download it and follow the configuration steps, these devices of clothing or wearables you will be able to match up to receive alerts and synchronize different information.
The iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices need to run iOS 9 or a more recent version, so that users even with an iPhone 5 and the iPhone 7, as well as models, you’ll be able to enjoy the devices of dress of Samsung.
Samsung was not clear on the limitations that could have this new support and just said that the functions would vary according to the devices.
however, Samsung confirmed to CNET in Spanish that Samsung Pay NFC for the Gear S2 and NFC+MST for the Gear S3 does not work with Apple devices, which is unfortunate, because it is the most interesting function of these devices and differentiates them from the competition.
editor’s Note: This news was updated on January 7, at 5:50 PM Pacific time in the USA with the confirmation that Samsung Pay will not be present for users with an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch through these devices.
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