Samsung Gear S2, Gear S2 3G and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches were announced back in September. The Gear S2 and S2 Classic went on sale in USA couple of weeks back and now the Gear S2 3G is available for pre-order.
The Samsung Gear S2 3G will go on sale on Verizon for US $349 (contract-free) or $299 on a two-year contract. It will be sold online and from Verizon stores from November 6. In case of T-Mobile, the latest smartwatch from Samsung with ‘4G’ connectivity will arrive on November 15, priced at $359.99 or for $0 down and $15 per month plan for 24 months.
Samsung Gear S2 3G Specifications
The Samsung Gear S2 3G features a 1.2-inch (360 x 360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 302 ppi. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It has 512 MB of RAM and comes with 4 GB of internal memory which is not expandable via microSD card. It runs on Tizen based wearable platform that is developed by Samsung.
These smartwatches come with Home and Back buttons to access notifications and apps easily. They also have a rotating bezel. In case of Gear S2, it comes with a silicone band that looks modern and gives a minimal look. The company has also partnered with others to offer many watch faces and third-party watch bands.
All the variants of the Gear S2 smartwatch has IP67 certification which makes them dust and water-resistant. On the connectivity front, they come with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and NFC for mobile payments. In case of Gear S2 3G, it has 2G, 3G and ability to call via the watch using a SIM card. These smartwatches also come with loads of sensors including – Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate monitor, Ambient Light and Barometer.
The Gear S2 3G has a 300 mAh Li-ion battery and it supports wireless charging. The Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 3G is available in Dark Gray case with a Dark Gray band and Silver case with a White band.