Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and Gear Fit fitness band have been unveiled in India. The wearables will be available in India from April 11, alongside the Samsung Galaxy S5. The wearables will be up for pre-order starting March 29.
The Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo will be available carrying an identical price tag of Rs. 15,900. The Samsung Gear 2, which is the successor to the company's first smartwatch, has been priced at Rs. 21,900.
In addition, Samsungunveiled its Galaxy S5 smartphone in India and announced that the device will be priced between the range of Rs. 51,000 to Rs. 53,000.
Samsung's Gear Fit is the "world's first" wearable device with a curved Super AMOLED touch display and is a fitness band.
Samsung globally showcased the new health band at the Samsung unPacked 5 event during MWC 2014, where it also showcased the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.
The Samsung Gear Fit is smaller and lighter than the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, and is focused on health. It features a 1.84-inch Super AMOLED display with a 432 x 128 pixel resolution. The Gear Fit comes with a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and a sleep monitor. Other built-in functions include a fitness app, exercise mode, stopwatch, timer, schedule, smart relay, media controller. Additionally, the users will get active notification alerts for SMS, calls, e-mail and apps on the Gear Fit.
A 210mAh battery powers the Samsung Gear Fit, which gives a typical usage of 3 to 4 days and up to 5 days with low usage. The device measures in at 23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm (body only) and weighs 27 grams.
The Samsung Gear 2 on the other hand, features a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display, a 2-megapixel autofocus camera and sports a metal body. The Gear 2 comes is dust and water resistant (IP67 certified). Other features include accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, IrLED and Bluetooth 4.0 LE.
The new Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo will have a heart rate sensor, a pedometer and various tools to measure exercise, sleep and stress levels.
The Samsung Gear 2 Neo, much like Gear 2 features a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display. Although does not come with a camera. It is dust and water resistant (IP67 certified) and includes accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor and various tools to measure exercise, sleep and stress levels. The company rates that with typical use the Gear 2 Neo can last up to 6 days and also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 LE.
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