Samsung had already announced the newest smart watches from its stable and they were called the Samsung Gear S2 and Samsung Gear S2 classic. But, the watch was first shown to the public yesterday at the IFA tech show in Berlin.
Samsung wants to grow big in the smartwatch market that is currently dominated by the Apple smartwatch. This is why it has made a lot of changes to its smartwatch technology in the all new Samsung Gear S2. But, does the smartwatch have the features and the looks to dethrone Apple’s watches?
This remains to be seen and the results will soon come clear once Samsung Gear S2 launches in the market. The new Gear S2 looks simple and classic and has easy navigation. It looks quite easy on the eyes. This watch will be arriving in the month of October and the pricing for the smartwatch is yet to be disclosed.
There have been a lot of changes that has been made to the Samsung smartwatch since Samsung entered into the smartwatch industry in 2013. Much has also changed as far as the competition is concerned and every smartwatch manufacturer is coming out with impressive models to grab the attention of watch lovers. Android wear, LG, Motorola, Huawei and Apple all have attractive models. These models were revealed at the IFA tech show in Berlin.
All the other brand models along with Samsung are round faced and are in sharp contrast with Apple that is offered as a rectangle watch.
Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic watches have a ring around the 1.2 inch super Amoled display that can be rotated to choose the apps. You have the option to choose different designer watch bands to make a style statement and to perfectly compliment your fashion. The classic watch comes with a leather band to give it a retro look.
The Samsung smart watches now run on its Tizen operating systems. It previously used to run on Android, but still the new smart watches are compatible with Android 4.4 or higher phones. It will not work with the iPhone. This is a drawback for the Samsung watch as even now the Android wear watches are compatible with iPhones.
Samsung has said that the new Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic watches will be coming out with plenty of apps, but they have not given any specifications to the number of apps that would be offered. The Classic will be a Bluetooth only connected unit and Gear S2 will offer a 3G cellular option.