Samsung was expected to launch the much rumored 'Gear S2' smartwatch at the IFA this year, but apparently the smartwatch was unveiled just a day before the biggest technology event.
With the IFA 2015 starting from September 2nd and it was believed that Samsung would announce the new smartwatch in the event.
Samsung schedules a high-profile press conference on September 3rd on 11 am local time (6:30 pm IST) during the IFA 2015, Berlin.
The new smartwatch brings in new features including increased battery backup and sports a rounded dial just like the Moto 360. In terms of specifications the Samsung Gear S2 features 1GHz dual-core CPU, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal memory along with a 1.2 inch fully circular Super AMOLED display (360x360).
Surrounding the display is a round bezel which doubles up a navigation button across various menus. Samsung claims that this new rotatable bezel make the watch more intuitive and fun to use than the other ones available in the market. Further the watch features a IP68 waterproof, dust proof protection.
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The Gear S2 is the first Samsung's smartwatch that sports a circular design and the company claims that the frame will rotate to help users to access apps and notifications.
The Gear S2 will come in two style variants: Classic and Modern, both color comes with various colors and bands.
The Gear S2 requires an Android smartphones from Samsung.
The Gear S2 is packed with 250mAh battery and the company claims that the Gear S2 will provide a battery life up to two or three days.
Connectivity wise the smartwatch features a Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC. Samsung has launched a 3G variant of the smartwatch. The 3G variant uses an e-SIM, thereby making it the first e-SIM device available in the market.