Samsung - Wearable Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo - due to be out in April

Samsung's new Tizen OS-powered wristwatch-style smart device Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo were unveiled at MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona, Spain. They are due to be released around the world this coming April. The release timing in Japan is TBD.

Both devices have a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display (320x320). They can work with Samsung smartphones so emails, phone calls, SNS messages and so on will be noticed on the display of Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.

In addition to the previous GALAY GEAR's specs, there are new functions such as a heart rate monitoring function and a remote control function that allows you to control a TV, etc. using an IR LED sensor. The difference between Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo is that Gear 2 has a 2MP camera with AF performance built-in.

  • Size: W36.9×D10.0×H58.4mm, 68g (Gear2), W37.9×D10.0×H58.8mm, 55g (Gear 2 Neo)
  • Display: 1.63 inch Super AMOLED (320×320)
  • CPU: 1.0 GHz Dual Core processor
  • OS: Tizen based wearable platform
  • Memory: 512MB
  • Storage: 4GB