When the Galaxy Note 5 was officially introduced, Samsung also teased with its upcoming smart watch. The smartwatch was a little later revealed as Galaxy Gear S2. Now, finally after much speculations and rumors the wearable is finally up for pre-order at Verizon. If you do want to pre-order this product, than below we have mentioned how to order it;
Firstly, before ordering, you should know that there are several models of Galaxy Gear S2. All the versions have different price, so you have to see it clearly and decide for yourself which one do you want to buy. For now, there are three models listed on Verizon. They are;
- Galaxy Gear S2 Classic Bluetooth: $349.99
- Galaxy Gear S2 Bluetooth: $299
- Galaxy Gear S2: $299 (for two year contract)
The dimensions of each model are;
- Galaxy Gear S2 Classic Bluetooth: 39.9 x 43.6 x 11.4 mm
- Galaxy Gear S2 Bluetooth: 42.3 x 49.8 x 11.4 mm
- Galaxy Gear S2: 44.0 x 51.8 x 13.4 mm
As far as the specifications of the device are concerned, Samsung has finally left Android running devices behind and has opted for the company’s Tizen OS. Also, if you are big fan of smartwatch calling feature, than Gear S2 has also got one. The watch has its own cellular radio just like its predecessor. It also has 1.2 inch AMOLED display, which is not surprising at all. As AMOLED display has became very popular with smartwatches nowadays due to high battery life.
The device is powered by Exynos 3520 chipset along with Qualcomm MSM8x26 3G modem. There is also a slight difference in battery between cellular radio model and Bluetooth model. While, former has larger 300mAh, the latter is slightly behind with 250mAh. The battery is not so impressive when compared with the battery of ancestor smartwatch, as there is apparently no improvement.
In the storage area, there is 512MB of RAM with 4GB of internal memory. The wearable is water resistant to some degree and is IP68 certified. The trio also supports Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC. Galaxy Gear S2 will also be iOS compatible. The device can be paired with below mentioned smartphones;
Motorola DROID Maxx 2, Motorola DROID Turbo 2, Motorola DROID Turbo, Motorola Moto X (second generation), Motorola Moto X, Motorola DROID Maxx, Motorola DROID Ultra, Nexus 6, LG G4, LG G vista, LG V10, LG G4, LG G vista, LG G3, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S5 and HTC One M9.
This is pretty much all you need to know about the new Galaxy Gear S2 trio before buying. Are you interested in buying or not?