Samsung Gear S2

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Samsung Gear S2
Samsung Gear S2 Classic
Samsung Gear S2 Classic in IFA 2015 (2).jpg
Developer Samsung Electronics
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Product family Samsung Gear
Type Smartwatch
Release date October 2, 2015 (US)
Operating system Tizen
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core (3G version)
Exynos dual-core (WiFi-only version)
Memory 512 MB
Storage 4 GB
Display 1.2" Super AMOLED, 360 x 360 pixels
Input Capacitive touch
Pedometer (9-axis sensor)
PPG heart rate monitor
Dual microphones
Ambient light sensor
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth LE
Power 250 mAh, Qi inductive coil wireless charging
Online services Samsung Pay
Dimensions 49.8 x 42.3 x 11.4 mm (Gear S2 WiFi-only)
43.6 x 39.9 x 11.4 mm (Gear S2 Classic)
51.8 x 44 x 13.4 mm (2.04 x 1.73 x 0.53 in) (Gear S2 3G)
Weight 47g (Gear S2 WiFi-only)
42g (Gear S2 Classic)
51g (Gear S2 3G)
Predecessor Samsung Gear S
Successor Samsung Gear S3

The Samsung Gear S2 is a smartwatch developed by Samsung Electronics running Samsung's Tizen operating system. It was unveiled at IFA in 2015.

Its successor, the Samsung Gear S3, was released on November 18, 2016.

Overview[edit]

The watch features a rotating bezel user interface and an IP68 rating for water resistance up to 1.5 meters deep in 30 minutes. It is compatible with 20mm width watch straps.[1][2] It has a Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels and a screen size of 1.2 inches. The watch has a dual-core Exynos processor running at 1 GHz. Samsung Pay can be used through NFC payment terminals.

Comparison of models[edit]

Model Gear S2 (WiFi-only) Gear S2 Classic Gear S2 (3G)
Display 1.2" circular Super AMOLED, 360 x 360 pixels, 302 dpi
Dimensions 49.8 x 42.3 x 11.4 mm 43.6 x 39.9 x 11.4 mm 51.8 x 44 x 13.4 mm
Standalone cellular No Yes
Input Capacitive touch
Pedometer (9-axis sensor)
PPG heart rate monitor
Dual microphones
Ambient light sensor
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth LE
Speaker (3G variant only)
Processor Exynos 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A7
Storage and RAM 4 GB internal storage, 512 MB RAM
Band type Fluoroelastomer Leather Fluoroelastomer
Battery 250 mAh 3.8v battery 300 mAh 3.8v battery

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samsung Gear S2 - Full phone specifications". www.gsmarena.com. Retrieved 2015-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Samsung Gear S2 Watch Wearable Tech Smartwatch". Samsung Electronics America. Retrieved 2016-12-12.