With Sony unveiling its SmartBand and Huawei launching TalkBand, looks like Samsung Galaxy Gear has company.
Samsung has with the introduced Galaxy Gear 2 and a lighter version of it, called Galaxy Gear Neo, here at the Mobile World Congress 2014. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE to support 25W charging but will Samsung put it in the box?
Both the specs and design of the smart-watch have been updated. It looks thinner and while it retains the square face, the position of the 2-megapixel camera’s position has changed on the Galaxy Gear 2. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 launch in India next week: Top specs, price around Rs 15,000, more
Both run on Samsung Tizen OS, and not Android. The camera is a 2-megapixel unit and will be available only the Galaxy Gear 2 and not on the Galaxy Gear Neo. The devices are powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor and 512MB of RAM. The screen is a 1.63-inch super AMOLED display with a resolution of 320×320 pixels. Battery, on the other hand, is smaller in comparison to its predecessor, at 300mAh. Also Read - Apple sells more iPads in early 2021 than ever, grows along with Samsung
The wearable device now gets an IrLED to control TVs. It comes with a heart-rate sensor and with the inclusion of 4GB onboard memory, the device can work as a standalone music player.
The straps are textured and will be available in Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange colors. Both the Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear Neo will be available in April but pricing is yet to be announced.