Samsung has today brought its Gear S2 smartwatches in India. The Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic are primarily differentiated by design choices and will retail for Rs. 24300 and Rs. 25800 respectively.
These are not Android Wear watches. Samsung has chosen to go with Tizen OS wearable platform which is a few generations ahead of Android wear platform as of today. Talking of hardware specifications, there is 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED 302PPI display, 1 GHz Dual-Core Exynos 3250 processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal memory and 250 mAh battery.
The Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic also include rotating bezel, which can be used to conveniently interact with the UI. The a ‘minimal and modern design’ Gear S2 integrates a silicone band, while Gear S2 classic has a Black finish with a matching genuine leather band, which makes it a premium offering.
Both are IP67 water-resistant certified and thus, you don’t have to worry about occasional splashes. Other features include Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer, WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC.
“Samsung has been at the forefront of wearable technology with the introduction of an innovative and progressive Gear product portfolio in India. Samsung Gear S2 is a true testimony to our commitment to provide breakthrough technology to make lives of our consumers better. Armed with cutting edge features such as a paradigm defining Circular UI, connectivity solutions and fitness solutions, the Samsung Gear S2 seamlessly blends mobility with convenience. The wearable, with its sleek circular design and an array of accessorisation options is sure to become the preferred choice of our discerning customers. With the Gear S2, Samsung is setting brave new standards in the wearables category in India,” Said Manu Sharma, Director, Product Marketing, Samsung Electronics India.
Key Specifications of Samsung Gear S2:
|Model||Gear S2/ Gear S2 Classic|
|Display||1.2 Inch circular Super AMOLED, 360 X 360|
|Processor||1 GHz Dual-Core Exynos 3250|
|Connectivity||WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC|
|Price||24,300 INR/ 25,800 INR|
You can buy Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic from Flipkart and Samsung’s official stores. The 18K rose gold and titanium variants will arrive later in India.