Guess what was teased today, yet again! Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch was on the news and we have to admit that we kinda like the wholly round classic design of it already.T-Mobile has already listed gear S2 with the price $359.99. While, Amazon is offering the newly launched smartwatch of Samsung for $299.99. on the other hand, verizon wireless is giving you a chance to trade in your old device for the new Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch.
Samsung Gear S2 is the most-anticipated smartwatches of the recent times. Like Samsung’s first smartwatch, it runs on Samsung’s very own but customized version of Tizen2.3.1. It is to be noted that the latest wearable is the successor of Gear S, which boasted of world’s first curved display for a smartwatch.
Though, this time, Samsung Gear S2 toes the line and flaunts a circular display like ASUS ZenWatch, Motorola Moto 360 or better like its arch nemesis, Apple Watch. In fact, most of the readers already feel that it is a blatant rip off of Apple Watch, at least in terms of design and look.
Samsung Gear S2: Price, Availability & Other Details
What took Samsung so long to introduce the successor of Gear S? Of course the ravishing design of it. Samsung Gear S2 is the perfect example of how charming it looks, when neoteric features meet classic design. However, as of now Samsung buffs can order Gear S2 online from the official site of the company or from Amazon, T-Mobile and Verizon. 50 of the Marcy’s stores of United States are also offering hands-on time of Gear S2.
Availability and Price of Samsung Gear S2 on Amazon: The multi-national e-commerce giant recently listed the Gear S2 classic for $349.00 & FREE Shipping. And we have to admit it looks tempting. While, the other two regular versions, i.e. Silver and Dark Grey is available for $299.99. Amazon is also offering two-day shipping for the classic variant and one-day shipping for other two general variants.
T-Mobile: Full retail price Gear S2 price is $359.99 at T-Mobile, while it also offering an instalment plan of + $15/mo. x 24 months with $0 upfront.
Verizon- The American telecommunication and e-commerce company is offering their most cherished deal ‘2-year contract’ on Gear S2, which the company decided to shut down few months ago. Well, the full retail price of Samsung Gear S2 regular variant at Verizon is $349.99, while it is also available for $299.99 for two-years contract.
Until now, Samsung Gear S2 Classic can only be bought from Amazon.com.
Samsung Gear S2 Features
However, let’s talk about specs which include a slot for nano SIM card to help connect users to a cellular network, letting them talk to and receive phone from the wrist and activate 4G connectivity to leave your phone behind. Apart from this, it packs in 4GB storage, 512MB RAM, Exynosdual-core 1.0GHz processor and 300mAH battery. Also onboard is the WiFi chip.
The newest addition of Samsung smartwatch will be packing barometer, GPS and heart rate sensor as well. Samsung Gear S2 Features a cutting-edge & unique rotating bezel to navigate through the notifications in real-time. This is yet another feature that has striking resemblance with Apple Watch. Super 1.2 inch AMOLED screen and a SDK kit for early access to developer. We don’t mind Samsung following the suit (read copying) the Apple Watch if it provides us with more functionality and more things to do with a smartwatch.
Samsung Gear S2 Specifications at a Glance
- The 1.2 inch AMOLED display is going to give you crisp experience in terms of display.
- Another, alluring thing is that Samsung made an inclusion of wireless charging dock to Gear S2
- Samsung Galaxy s2 comes with S-Health app pre-installed, that can track heart rate, steps and also capable of giving nudge when it’s time to move.
- The classic version comes with genuine and well finished leather band.
- The cutting-edge bezel lets you scroll through notifications, e-mails, zoom into map, messages easily.
The photos also show Samsung phone in the hand of a model and as per official information to get the best experience users may need to connect Gear S2 with Samsung smartphones. However, it is also compatible with almost all Android Smartphones that runs on Android 4.4 and have at least 1.5 GB of RAM.