Along with the Samsung Galaxy S5, the Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo and the fitness bracelet Gear Fit are also available in stores today.
Today is the big day for Samsung as not only they are rolling out the Galaxy S5 globally, but also the Gear smartwatches: the Gear 2, the Gear 2 Neo and the Gear Fit. In fact, the trio is available for purchase in stores in 125 countries, for $299, $199 and $199, respectively.
The second-gen Samsung’s Gear includes several new features compared to what we saw last year. Unlike the original Gear, the new timepieces run Tizen OS and come with a loads of improvements on the hardware front.
The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo feature a 1.63-inch AMOLED display, a dual-core processor, clocked at 1.0GHz coupled with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, and a 200 mAh battery. The Neo is slightly cheaper model because it doesn’t have the camera, while the Gear 2 comes with a 2-megapixel camera, fitted on the top edge.
The Samsung Gear 2 is available in various colors namely charcoal black, gold brown and wild orange. Whereas the Gear 2 Neo comes in charcoal black, mocha grey and wild orange.
The Samsung Gear Fit represents the first foray into the Samsung world dedicated to health and fitness. It’s a kind of bracelet in shape and design that’s ideal for those who want to monitor their workouts and improve their quality of life. The fitness band incorporates a curved Super AMOLED 1.84-inch screen with 432 x 128 resolution. It’s quite stylish, water resistant and also comes with a heart rate monitor. The Gear Fit is available in black, gray, orange, red, blue and green colors.