Samsung Gear S2 Overview Updated February 4, 2020

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Inside the watch is 4GB internal storage, 512MB RAM and a dual-core 1.0GHz processor. It also has a 250mAh battery and supports wireless charging, and won’t get damaged easily thanks to its IP68 dust and water resistance. Other notable features include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC. There’s also a cellular version with 3G/4G connectivity and a slightly bigger 300mAh battery.

On the front is a 1.2-inch, 360 x 360 resolution round AMOLED display surrounded by a rotating bezel. This bezel is used to control many aspects of the software user interface.

Samsung Gear S2 Stories February 4, 2020

Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch gets an update w/ battery, UI improvements

When it comes to Android smartwatches, Samsung’s Gear lineup has produced some of the best options for quite some time now, thanks to solid hardware and software. This week, Samsung is adding on to that list with long software support, delivering an update to its five-year-old Gear S2.

Samsung Gear S2 Stories March 27, 2018

Samsung’s Gear S2 gets updated w/ refreshed UI and Gear Sport fitness features

It’s been nearly three years since Samsung debuted the Gear S2 family of smartwatches, and despite newer hardware hitting the market every year since, the company has kept those watches up to date. Now, a huge software update is preparing to roll out to the Gear S2.

Samsung Gear S2 Stories December 19, 2016


Samsung’s lineup of Tizen wearables are shockingly great devices, but the biggest downside to both the Gear S2 and the newer Gear S3 (review coming soon), is the lack of app support. Today, Tizen’s app store grows with the welcome and long-awaited addition of Spotify.

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Samsung Gear S2 Stories September 28, 2016


Samsung is celebrating the first anniversary of its Samsung Pay mobile wallet service by offering the chance to win one of 365 Gear S2 smartwatches in a $100,000 giveaway. The Gear S2 currently offers beta support for Samsung Pay …

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Samsung Gear S2 Stories August 25, 2016

Samsung Gear S2 and Gear Fit 2 gain iOS compatibility in limited beta program

At CES in January, Samsung announced that the Gear S2 would get iOS compatibility later this year. With the announcement (via SamMobile) of a beta program for the iOS Gear Manager app, a wider release is likely imminent.

Samsung Gear S2 Stories July 13, 2016


Samsung’s Gear S2 may not be an Android Wear watch, but it’s definitely one of the most popular smartwatches available for your Android phone outside of that platform. According to a report out of SamMobile today, a forthcoming update coming to the Gear S2 is bringing a lot of new features — namely, the ability to install suggested apps directly from the watch, set your own photos as a watchface background, and more…

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