samsung trackers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Samsung trackers that were reported from 2017 to 2021.

Common problems: burning, smoke.

Faulty modules: rack, sensor.


4 issues reported

Samsung Gear Fit 2

  • Date: 3/3/2017

A 35 YOM own a Personal Fitness/Activity Tracker watch. After wearing it for a number of days, the skin on his wrist is showing the signs of a chemical burn. It is itchy and painful.

Samsung Galaxy Active Watch

  • Date: 8/28/2020

Consumer reports that their 33 YOF wife placed the watch on the charger and without warning it got very hot and started smoking and began melting. The company said it was damaged by exposure to water, but it's supposed to be water proof. Fire hazard.

Samsung SM-R820NZKAXAR

  • Date: 9/1/2020

42 YOF woke up to find red burn mark slightly smaller than dime on wrist. She indicated that heart rate tracker on underside of activity tracking watch on wrist was noticeably warm. She took it off. She believes that the sensor became so hot, it burned wrist. She got 1st aid.

Samsung SM-R830NZDAXAR

  • Date: 10/14/2021

31 YOF consumer reports that the active watch was advertised as being waterproof with multiple scenarios of the watch being in contact with water. She only had minimal exposer to water without submersion and the unit overheated and was hot to the touch. Burn hazard.

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