Samsung releases two flagships devices already, but no wearables yet. It looks like the Korean giant is preparing to reveal a new smartwatch for its new line-up, this time it will rounded and metal.
Samsung Gear S2 has been unofficially revealed as the New smartwatch apeared on a couple of promo images on Samsung's website. The Gear S2 will pack a Round display with seemless design and New User Inerface too.
Samsung Gear S2 will make its official debut during IFA in Berlin next month, on September 3. The smartwatch features circular display and sleek new user interface.
Samsung has just officially revealed a new wearable device, the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch with a first rounded face design. The high-end Tizen OS wearable device with rotating bezel and IP68 rating will be on display during IFA 2015 in Berlin in two different variants Gear S2 3G and Gear S2 classic.
The sportier Samsung Gear S2 will be available with dark gray case with black silicon band, or silver case with white silicon band. The classic model on the other hand, will feature a black case and matching leather band.
Specs-wise, Samsung Gear S2 features 1GHz dual-core CPU, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal memory. The display of the smartwatch is a 1.2" fully circular Super AMOLED unit with a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels and 302ppi.
Connectivity options for the smartwatch include Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, and NFC. The Gear S2 3G variant with 3G network connectivity and e-SIM will also be available.
Physical measures of Samsung Gear S2 are 42.3 × 49.8 × 11.4mm, while its weight tips the scale at 47 grams. The classic model is a tad more elegant with measures of 39.9 × 43.6 × 11.4mm and a weight of 42 grams. A 250mAh battery will power both devices it is rated to last for 2-3 days of regular usage.
The 3G variant of the smartwatch will pack a larger 300mAh battery, which will last for two days of regular use. The measures of this particular variant are 44.0 x 51.8 x 13.4mm, while its weight comes in at 51 grams.
LG just made their new smartwatch official, the LG G Watch R, and from the looks of the photos, the Moto 360 now has some serious competition. The LG G Watch R features a 1.3 inch P-OLED display with a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels, P-OLED stands for Plastic OLED, and according to LG, the display utilizes 100% of the watch face.
Under the hood of the LG G Watch R is a quad core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and 512MB of RAM, the device also comes with 4GB of built in storage and a 410 mAh battery. The G Watch R also features a 9-Axis (Gyro/ Accelerometer/ Compass), Barometer, PPG (heart sensor) , and it comes with an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance, and it comes with Google's Android Wear OS.
LG will be showing off their new LG G Watch R at IFA 2014 next month, the company has said that this new Android Wear smartwatch will go on sale in quarter four, as yet there are no details on pricing.
In terms of design, the LG G Watch R is one of the best designs for a smartwatch we have seen to date, up until now, the Moto 360 featured the most interesting design.We know what the Moto 360 looks like, but are yet to find out the devices specifications, it will be fully unveiled at IFA next month.
We have gotten a sneak peek at LG's upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, apparently known as the LG G Watch R. The video LG released earlier didn't really show much, other than brag about the fact that it will have a full circle Rounded display.
LG has now posted an image of the watch on its Facebook page, which gives a slightly better look at the watch. It is about as traditional looking as it can get and with the default watch face looks pretty much like any other watch.