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Samsung Gear S2 review: specs and price

Samsung Gear S2
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Samsung Gear S2

Why is Samsung Gear S2 better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    360 x 360pxvs108.5KP
  • Thickness
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    11.4mmvs11.89mm
  • Weight
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    47gvs51.36g
  • Charge time
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    2hvs2.01h

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Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Samsung Gear S2
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.
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
Samsung Gear S2
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.Has a display
Samsung Gear S2
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.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.

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
Samsung Gear S2
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Samsung Gear S2
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.
4.has a compass
Samsung Gear S2
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
5.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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.
2.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.
3.Tracks your sleep
Samsung Gear S2
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
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.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Samsung Gear S2
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
Samsung Gear S2
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.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
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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.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.Bluetooth version

4.1

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.
6.has NFC
Samsung Gear S2
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Battery

1.battery life

3 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery power

250mAh

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.
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
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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.charge time

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Features

1.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.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.
3.Has call control
Samsung Gear S2
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.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.
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
6.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.

Miscellaneous

1.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.
2.Has music playback
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You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
3.Syncs to the cloud
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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.
4.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.
5.Has exercise diary
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
6.Has voice feedback
Samsung Gear S2 (Samsung S Health)
It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

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