The three new wearable devices from the stable of Samsung – Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and Gear Fit band, which were launched alongside the Galaxy S5 smartphone in India in the month of March, has been listed on Samsung’s e-store and would be shipped after 11th April. At the time of launch, Samsung had announced that Galaxy Gear 2 would be priced at Rs. 21,900/- and both Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Galaxy Gear Fit at Rs. 15,900/- each. Surprisingly, Samsung has listed these devices at following prices :
Samsung Gear 2 : Rs. 21,550
Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit : Rs. 15,450
Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatches run on Samsung’s own Tizen Operating Systems. The earlier version of Samsung Gear smartwatch was running on Google’s Android OS.The original version of Galaxy Gear did not get the desired response from the market the way Samsung had expected. The other major change brought by Samsung on its new Gear 2 smartwatch is that unlike its original version, the new Gear 2 has 2.o Mega Pixel Auto Focus camera fixed to the main body instead on strap. There is no camera for Gear 2 Neo. Both of these smartwatches feature 1.6” Super AMOLED (320×320) display, and are powered by 1.0 GHz Dual Core processor, coupled with 512 MB RAM and 4GB internal memory. Both these smartwatches allow users to accept or ignore incoming calls and messages, and provide instant notification options based on a user’s activity and habits.
The Gear Fit wristband is claimed by Samsung to be industry’s first curved, Super AMOLED wearable device for the health-conscious customers. The Gear Fit features a 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display with a 432 x 128 pixel resolution, and comprises of a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitor. According to Samsung, the Gear Fit is more than an everyday fitness band as it keeps consumers up to date with instant notifications from Galaxy smartphones such as incoming calls, emails, SMS, alarm, S-planner, 3rd party apps while consumers are on the move.
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