Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches leak

Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches leak

We’ve reported last month that Samsung will also unveil a second-generation Gear smartwatch to go with the upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S5. It looks like we have an early look at not one, but two non-Galaxy-branded Gear smartwatches – the Gear 2 and the Gear 2 Neo.

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Based on the images tweeted by @evleaks, Samsung overhauls the design of the new Gear which now sport a better and cleaner look compared to its predecessor. The best part is that the new smartwatches come in two variants – the metal-clad Gear 2 and the less premium-looking Gear Neo.

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Both smartwatches will no longer have the visible front screws found on the original gear and now includes what looks like a physical home button. The camera was redesigned as well and is now embedded in the chassis and not in the strap.

Being so-called “leaks” it’s wise to take these with a grain of salt. Samsung is holding its Unpacked event tomorrow in Barcelona where the Galaxy S5 and the new Gear smartwatches are expected to be unveiled so stay tuned.


This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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  1. February 23, 2014

    […] mentioned in our earlier post, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo come with notable improvements, especially in the design part, […]

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