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Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic Smartwatch Announced

Samsung has just announced the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. Samsung latest smartwatch now comes with circular design with custom UX and advanced features including a unique rotating bezel and enhanced Home and Back buttons for quicker access to notifications and applications.

The Tizen OS-based smartwatch is available in two variants – the Gear S2 and the Gear S2 classic, with the Gear S2 offering a modern design that’s ideal for people on-the-go and the Gear S2 Classic presenting a more timeless watch design with an elegant Black finish and genuine leather band.

The Samsung Gear S2 is light and compact and measures just 11.4-millimeter thin. It has a 1.2-inch circular display with 360 x 360 pixel resolution (302 ppi) powered by a 1GHz dual core processor and the latest Tizen OS.

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Samsung Gear S2

Aside from providing users with the usual notifications and features such as checking their calendars, e-mails, news and sending texts, users can also get a the Gear S2 with 3G connectivity, featuring an e-SIM with voice capability. Moreover, the Gear S2 will also feature an updated fitness app, NFC and a wireless charging dock right out of the box.

The Samsung Gear S2 will be available in Dark Gray case with Dark Gray band and Silver case with White band. The Samsung Gear S2 Classic meanwhile will be available in Black case with Leather band.

Samsung is set to announce the pricing and availability of the Gear S2 at the IFA 2015 in Berlin

Samsung Gear S2 Classic

Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic Specs:

Display 1.2″, Circular Super AMOLED, 360×360, 302ppi
AP Dual core 1.0 GHz
OS Tizen based wearable platform
Audio Codec: MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG
Memory Storage: 4GB Internal Memory / RAM: 512MB
Features Communications:
Contacts, Notifications, Messages, Email, – Preset text, Voice Input, Emoticons, Keypads
Health & Fitness:
S Health, Nike+ Running
Information:
Schedule, News, Maps & Navigation, Weather
Media:
Music Player, Gallery
Others:
Voice, Voice Memo, Find My Device, Power Saving Mode, Safety assistance, Privacy lock
IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
Samsung Services Samsung Gear Apps
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
NFC
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
Dimension Gear S2 : 42.3×49.8×11.4mm (47g)
Gear S2 classic : 39.9×43.6×11.4mm (42g)
Battery Wireless Charging
250mAh Li-ion
Typical Usage 2~3days

Samsung Gear S2 3G Version Specs

Display    1.2″, Circular Super AMOLED, 360×360, 302ppi
AP    Dual core 1.0 GHz
OS    Tizen based wearable platform
Audio    Codec: MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
   Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG
Memory    Storage: 4GB Internal Memory / RAM: 512MB
Features    Communications:
   – Contacts, Notifications, Messages, Email, – Preset text, Voice Input, Emoticons, Keypads
   Health & Fitness:
   – S Health, Nike+ Running
   Information:
Features    – Schedule, News, Maps & Navigation, Weather
   Media:
   – Music Player, Gallery
   Others:
   – S Voice, Voice Memo, Find My Device, Power Saving Mode, Safety assistance, Privacy lock
   IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
Samsung Services    Samsung Gear Apps
Connectivity    Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n
   Bluetooth® 4.1
   NFC
Sensor    Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
Dimension    44.0 x 51.8 x 13.4mm (51g)
Battery    Wireless Charging
   300mAh Li-ion
   Typical Usage 2 days

 

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