Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch officially revealed
MANILA, Philippines – Following a short teaser during their Unpacked event, Samsung formally intoduced the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch on Tuesday, September 1.
While pricing and release information have yet to be revealed, Samsung released the specifications of the Tizen-powered smartwatch’s models – the Gear S2 and the Gear S2 classic.
The Gear S2 classic is meant for users “who prefer a more timeless watch design,” with a black finish and a matching genuine leather band.
The Gear S2, meanwhile, is meant for those who prefer "minimal and modern design.” It comes in a dark grey case with a grey band or in silver with a white band.
The Gear S2 and S2 classic sport a 1.2-inch, circular Super AMOLED display that’s 11.4 millimeters thick, with a 360x360 resolution at 302 pixels per inch. They take advantage of a dual-core 1.0 GHz processor, and come with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory.
The Gear S2 smartwatch will allow users to send emails, with voice compatibility available for the Gear S2 3G models.
Samsung also said the smartwatches have two to 3 days of battery life.
More information is expected to be made available at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin from September 4 to 9. – Rappler.com