Samsung Gear 2 Neo Hands On

Samsung Gear 2 Neo

Samsung unveiled the Gear 2 Neo along with the Gear 2 at the MWC 2014. The Gear 2 Neo is a cheaper version of the Gear 2 with plastic build and also lacks the camera. It has a 1.63 inch  (320 x 320 pixels) Super AMOLED display and is powered by Tizen OS. It is 10.0 mm thick, similar to the Gear 2, but weighs 55 grams, about 13 grams lighter than the Gear 2. Check out the hands-on video below.

It has a IrLED Sensor on top, so that you can use it as a Remote Control. It has Heart Rate sensor, Pedometer and apps to monitor your exercise, apart from the usual set of Accelerometer and Gyroscope sensors. You can use the Gear Manager to view the images and videos captured and manage your apps.

Samsung Gear 2 Neo

It has 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, similar to the Gear and the Gear 2. Samsung promises about 2 to 3 days of battery life with average use.

Samsung Gear 2 Neo

The Samsung Gear 2 comes in Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange color options and would go on sale globally starting from April, along with the Gear 2.

Srivatsan contributed to this report

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