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Samsung Gear S2 review: specs and price

Samsung Gear S2

Why is Samsung Gear S2 better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    360 x 360pxvs112.39KP
  • Thickness
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    11.4mmvs11.86mm
  • Weight
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    47gvs49.41g

Price comparison

Samsung Gear S2

Buy used:

$59.97

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Design

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistance
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Watch band is replaceable
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The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.
6.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
7.resolution

360 x 360px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
9.Always-On Display
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The user can see information such as date, time, and notifications even when the screen is off. The functionality can be enabled or disabled.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
5.has a compass
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A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
6.Has a barometer
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This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
7.has a gyroscope
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A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
8.Has a temperature sensor
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With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
9.Has a cadence sensor
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A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks your sleep
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It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
3.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
4.Measures pace
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
6.Provides activity reports
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Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
7.Provides sleep reports
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Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
9.Tracks elevation
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It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

Connectivity

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has NFC
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NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
5.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
8.has a cellular module
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Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.
9.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.battery life with GPS on

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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
8.battery life in power save mode

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In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
9.battery life in training mode

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With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

Features

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
2.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
3.Has call control
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The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.Has notifications
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If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
5.Has silent alarm
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The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
6.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
7.Has vibrating alerts
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Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
8.RAM

0.51GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

Miscellaneous

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
2.Free app
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
5.Ad-free
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.
8.Has passcode
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
You can set a passcode to keep your data private.
A food diary allows you to easily keep track of the food you have consumed, an important part of staying healthy and losing weight.

Price comparison

Samsung Gear S2

Buy used:

$59.97

ProductStorePrice
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