“Smart” clock Gear S2 from Samsung is now available for purchase in Russia. Unlike previous models, the novelty can be paired not only with the South Korean smartphones, but also with any device running Android 4.4 and above. As it became known, in the long run to use the device and iPhone owners.
According to the resource SamMobile, Samsung experts working on the application Compagnon for “smart” clock Gear S2, which is designed specifically for the iPhone. It is noted that the Gear Manager will be the first product of the South Korean brand for the iOS platform.
Gear S2 of the seventh wearable device Samsung since the launch of the first model and the first after the release of the Apple Watch in April this year. It is evident that Samsung has paid particular attention to the design. And it’s not a round display, and in that the device as a whole is not similar to the previous smart watch company. Case Gear S2 is made of metal. The gadget round screen and a rotating bezel: it has functions of scroll, zoom, adjust, switch between apps and others.
Gear S2 got Super AMOLED display with protective glass Gorilla Glass 3. Diameter of screen is 1.2 inch and its resolution is 360 x 360 pixels. In the presence of modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1, GPS receiver, heart rate monitor, support wireless charging and payment system Samsung Pay.
The watch is presented in two versions — Sport and Classic. Both models have a stainless steel case and is able to track physical activity, sleep, heart rate, oxygen content in the blood and interact with elements of “smart home”.
Date of release Gear Manager for iOS is not disclosed. However, you can safely assume that this will happen much sooner than will the second generation Apple Watch. After all, Samsung needs time to entice users of “smart” clock Apple on its side.
Note that Samsung Gear S2 are sold in Russia at a price of 20 990 rubles for the basic version and 24 990 rubles for the version classic. The price of Apple Watch in Russia begin from 27 990 rubles.