Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic pricing revealed, will roll out starting from October


Samsung announced its Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic watches running on Tizen based wearable platform earlier this week, ahead of IFA. At the official event yesterday, Samsung confirmed that the new Gear S2 series will work with Android devices running on Android 4.4 (Kitkat) or later with 1.5GB RAM and above. The first Gear S smartwatch worked only with some Samsung devices.

Samsung did not reveal the pricing at the IFA event, but SammyHub (Via) got hold of the pricing of the Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic for some European markets. The Gear S2 will cost 349 Euros (US$ 388 / Rs. 25,780 approx.) and the Gear S2 classic will be priced at 399 Euros ( US$ 444 / Rs. 29,470) in Denmark. In Finland the Gear S2 will be priced at 2,599kr and the Gear S2 classic that Gear S2 Classic will cost 2,999kr in Denmark.

Samsung confirmed that both these will roll out globally starting from this October. No details about the pricing or roll out details of the Gear S2 3G that has e-SIM support for voice calling. All these have a 1.2-inch ( 360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED displays, rotating bezel, Home and Back buttons, IP67 certification for dust and water resistance, 512MB RAM, 4GB of internal storage, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC support.

Samsung also released Gear S2 Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for the public that would let developers create web and native apps. Check out our Gear S2 hands-on.


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