South Korean electronic giant Samsung on Monday launched three new variants of the Gear S2 smartwatch and a whole new set of applications and dial faces for Indian customers.
The wearables will be available across all Samsung retail channels at a price of Rs.34,900 for the Gear S2 Classic gold and platinum variants.
"The introduction of these new Gear S2 variants with additional apps and watch faces will further add to the style and convenience quotient," Manu Sharma, director, mobile business, Samsung India Electronics, said in a statement.
The new apps such as cab services from Uber, G'Night sleep tracking app, My Notes in Gear and an all-new YouTube browsing app Xenozu are now available with already available innovative and comprehensive solutions around health, fitness, connectivity and style.
Further, the Gear S2 will also feature a host of new games, enabling the intuitive rotating bezel as a natural game controller for games such as Hextris and classic car racing Vroom Rider. The stainless steel chassis makes the devices very light and they sit slim and sleek on the wrist.
Moving on to the specifications, the Gear S2 Classic sports a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with 302 pixel-per-inch density and ceramic-coated gorilla glass. This wearable comes with 1 GHz Dual-Core Exynos 3250 processor besides 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM.
With the 3 new offerings, the Samsung Gear S2 is now available in 5 variants in India - Gear S2 Classic Black, Gear S2 Classic Rose Gold, Gear S2 Classic Platinum, Gear S2 Black and Gear S2 White.
Talking about the software, the Gear S2 Classics is shipped with Tizen based wearable platform out of the box. Moreover, the device also comes with IP67 certifications. The new Samsung Gear S2 Classic is juiced with 250mAh Li-ion battery.
Stainless Steel body!
Samsung Gear S2 comes with full circular dial with the stainless steel body that sits comfortably on your wrist.
Gently turn the bezel to scroll through
The circular interface and rotating bezel lets the user to navigate through notifications, app, widgets quickly.
Book your cab from your wirst
Get notifications from your phone right on your wrist
The Uber for Gear app allows users to locate, request and confirm cabs conveniently right from their wrist.
Android 4.4 KitKat and later!
The Samsung Gear S2 Classic is compatible with the device using Android 4.4 KitKat and later, with at least 1.5GB RAM.
Get timely motivational message
Users can now take charge of their health using S Health app. With this app, users can track daily activity levels, heart rate, water vs caffeine intake also.
Comes with built-in wireless charging
Users can recharge their Gear S2 Classic by simply placing it on the wireless charging dock.
Easy access to notifications
On your wrist!
With Gear S2 Classic, you can get get notifications from your phone right on your wrist with a glance.
Life keeps getting better with every turn
With Gear S2 Classics, the users will receive calendar notifications, texts and even news updates.
Access everything on your wrist without using Smartphones
Smartwatch designed for the speed of your life!
The Samsung Gear S2 Classic comes with additional features such as Voice, Voice Memo, Find My Device, Power Saving Mode, Safety assistance, Privacy lock.
Store up to 300 songs!
Forgot your smartphone? Bluetooth headphones will do!
The Samsung Gear S2 can store up to 300 songs. Even if you don't have the smartphone, the Level U Bluetooth headphones is all you need.