Samsung introduced the Gear S2 classic with a Black finish and a matching genuine leather band back in IFA 2015. Today at the CES 2016 the company added two new premium variants of the Gear S2 Classic, one encased in 18K Rose Gold and another in Platinum. As we already know, the Gear S2 Classic has a 1.2-inch ( 360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED displays, rotating bezel and run on Tizen based wearable platform.
It has Home and Back buttons to access notifications and applications easily, comes with IP67 certification for dust and water resistant, connects to the devices using Bluetooth 4.1 LE and has NFC support for mobile payments.
Samsung Gear S2 classic Specifications
- 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED display, 302 ppi
- 1 GHz Dual-Core Exynos 3250 processor
- 512MB RAM, 4GB internal memory
- Tizen based wearable platform
- IP67 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
- 250mAh Li-ion battery
The new Gear S2 classic in Rose Gold case with an Ivory Genuine Leather Band and Platinum case with a Black Genuine Leather Band will roll out globally beginning this February. No details about the pricing of the new variants yet.
Commenting on the announcement, Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, said:
In 2015, we set a new standard with the Gear S2 in smart wearable category. We broke barriers to introduce one of Samsung’s most progressive wearable devices to date. In 2016, we will continue to raise the bar, so that we can deliver products that our customers want most.