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Samsung Introduces Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo Smartwatches
      02/23/14 04:57 AM

Samsung today introduced the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo Smartwatches. Powered by Tizen based wearable platform, the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are compatible with more than dozens of Samsung Galaxy smartphones at launch.experience. Here's more info:

Samsung achieved a significant improvement as a leading smart wearable provider with Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Both devices offer a lightweight design with premium finishes that reflect modern trends.

A Camera is equipped to a main body instead to strap, making the Samsung Gear 2 a sleek and sharp smart companion. Consumers are now available to express their mood or coordinate with their outfit with modern and sophisticated strap color options including Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild Orange for Gear2 and Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange for Gear2 Neo. The home screen background, clock face and font are also customizable to reflect their personal taste.

The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are essential companion devices, allow users to accept or ignore incoming calls and messages, and providing instant notification options based on a user's activity and habits.

Both devices act as an extension of a consumer's daily life, offering users more control of their lives with standalone features, such as controlling electronic products such as TV, settop box through WatchON Remote application in their own home with an embedded IrLED sensor. The addition of a standalone music player with Bluetooth headset means people can leave their smartphone at home and still enjoy their music on the go.
Both devices also offer personal fitness coaching in real time, allowing users to develop a customizable fitness routine and monitor their heart rate in order to improve their overall well-being.

Finally, the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo let users connect to a wide variety of Samsung devices and access an enriched application ecosystem as the first wearable powered by Tizen based wearable platform. Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo are compatible with more than dozens of Samsung Galaxy smartphones at launch.
Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo will be available around the world starting from April.

Samsung Gear 2 Product Specifications:

1.63" Super AMOLED (320 x 320)

1.0 GHz Dual Core Processor

Tizen based wearable platform

Gear 2 : 2.0 Megapixel Auto Focus (1920x1080, 1080x1080, 1280x960)
Gear 2 Neo : N/A

Codec: H.264, H.263
Format: 3GP, MP4
HD(720p, @30fps) Playback & Recording

Codec: MP3/AAC/AMR/Vorbis
Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG

Camera Features
Auto Focus Camera, Sound & Shot, Location Tags, Signature

Additional Features

Fitness Features:
1. Heart Rate sensor
2. Pedometer
3. Exercise
Standalone Modes: Running, Walking
Companion Modes: Cycling, Hiking
4. Sleep & Stress (Downloadable)
Music Player with Bluetooth(R) Headset and Speaker
WatchON Remote: Remote Controller via IrLED Sensor

Basic Features:
- Bluetooth Call, Camera, Notification(SMS, E-mail, Apps)
Media Controller, Schedule, Smart Relay, S Voice, Stopwatch, Timer, Weather
More Features(Downloadable):
- Calculator, ChatON, Flashlight, Quick Settings, Voice Memo
Changeable Strap

Color Options:
- Gear 2 : Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild Orange
- Gear 2 Neo : Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange

IP67 Certified Dust and Water Resistant, Noise Cancellation

Featured App
Banjo, BMW, CNN , Conde Nast, Expedia, eBay, Evernote, Feedly, GARMIN, Glympse,
GM (Onstar 4GLTE), iControl, Line, Path, Paypal, RUNTASTIC, Volkswagen, Weather Channel, Under Armour(Map my fitness)
Samsung Services
Samsung Apps

Bluetooth v4.0 LE, IrLED
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate

RAM: 512MB
Storage: 4GB Internal Memory

Gear 2 : 36.9 x 58.4x 10.0 mm, 68g
Gear 2 Neo : 37.9 x 58.8 x 10.0mm, 55g

Standard Battery, Li-ion 300mAh
Typical Usage 2~3 days, Low Usage up to 6 days


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