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Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch With Tizen OS Launching In India On 21st January

Samsung is bringing its latest smartwatch in India Gear S2, which was launched at the IFA Expo last year in Berlin. Samsung has sent out media invites for a launch event in Gurgaon on 21st December which state Witnesss Progressive Innovation.


Samsung had announced the Gear S2 in three variants – the Gear S2, Gear S2 classic and Gear S2 3G. The Gear S2 comes in a versatile, circular design and unique rotating bezel, along with the Home and Back buttons to enable users to have a quicker, more precise method to comfortably access notifications and applications. It is expected that Samsung will launch all the three variants in India.

20150831TT8FFUCLYIQ47M9K1KBEHUKYAll the three variants of Gear S2 have identical features except that Gear S2 3G supports 3G networks also which incorporates the first-ever e-SIM with voice capability, without syncing with the phone.

The Gear S2 is quite light and is just 11.4-millimeter thin. It comes with 1.2-inch circular screen with 360 x 360 resolution (302 ppi). It runs on the latest Tizen OS and an optimized 1-GHz dual core processor coupled with 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage. The Gear S2 is packed with 250mAh Li-ion battery that can last up to 2-3 days, as claimed by the company. This device can be charged on the wireless charging dock which comes in the box.

The Gear S2 is IP68 certified Dust and Water Resistant smartwatch. It also offers connectivity options of Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1

The Gear S2 also works as a fitness tracker as it encourages consumers to stay healthy and active. The 24-hour activity log lets users view daily activity progress and patterns at a glance. It will also send reminder updates to motivate users to stay on track with their fitness goals. Besides this, the users can check e-mails, news and can even send important texts directly from their wrist.

Samsung has also announced two new elegant editions of the Gear S2 classic in the recently concluded CES 2016. One variant is encased in 18K Rose Gold and another in Platinum. The new Gear S2 classic will also include NFC technology to offer Samsung Pay, which will be available to Gear S2 users early this year starting in the U.S. We are dobtful whether these variants will also be launched in India.

We shall be covering this event. Stay tuned for more details!


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