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Samsung launches Gear S2 smartwatch in PH




Samsung has officially launched in the Philippines their latest smartwatch powered by Tizen OS – the Gear S2.

The Samsung Gear S2 comes in two models – the sports-centric Gear S2 Sport and fashion-forward Gear S2 Classic.

Samsung Gear S2 specs:
1.2-inch circular Super AMOLED display @ 360 x 360 resolution, 302ppi
Round rotating bezel
1.0GHz dual-core processor
512MB RAM
4GB internal storage
3G
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.1
NFC for payments
GPS
e-SIM for performing functions without a phone
Samsung Tizen OS
24-hour activity log (S Health, Nike+ Running)
Dust and water resistant (IP68)
11.4mm thin
250mAh wireless charging battery

The Gear S2 Sport is priced at Php13,490 while the Gear S2 Classic costs Php15,490. Pre-orders (only 500 units) are from November 6 to November 13 and will then be available starting November 14.



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

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4 Responses

  1. Anton says:

    Hello, how do we pre order? Thanks!

  2. Francis says:

    I saw it in silicon valley in glorietta and sm megamall cyberzone with the same price tag yesterday. I was looking for zenfone deluxe 128gb and bought it for P16500.

  3. Mon says:

    A bit expensive for a smartwatch that doesn’t run Android Wear. Problem with the Gear S2 would be limited apps.

  4. bartolome says:

    i actually like this smartwatch by samsung. tizen looks more polished than its early version. i also got to try that bezel, and it is a joy to use rather than touching the screen. apps should be no problem, because come on, how many apps do we need for a watch anyway? tizen’s initial apps looks promising anyway, and the ones that users will really need.

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