Samsung officially announces Gear S Tizen based smartwatch. Check Samsung Gear S review, availability dates.
Samsung has officially announced Gear S on the same day when LG G Watch R is announced. While LG wearable is with Android Wear, Gear S comes with Tizen OS and includes host of new features like 3G connectivity for calls.
The Gear S features 2 inch curved Super AMOLED display with 480×360 pixels display and powered with 1 Ghz dual core processor with 512 MB RAM. With 300 mAh battery you can bound to get 2 days of typical usage life and IP 67 rating ensures that you can swim without any tension as it can withstand water of 1 meter depth for about 30 minutes. The device includes several sensors like Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, UV & Barometer. It also includes S Health and Nike+ Running health apps.
Samsung Gear S
|2.0-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display(360×480)|
|1 GHz Dual Core processor|
|Software: Tizen Based Wearable OS|
|SIM Card Slot: Yes|
|512 MB RAM|
|Storage: 4 GB Internal Memory|
|IP 67 Water, Dust Resistant|
|300 mAh Li-ion battery|
|Bluetooth 4.1, 39.8 x 58.3 x 12.5mm|
Samsung Gear S will be available in select markets from September.