Samsung Gear 2

The Samsung Gear 2 is a smart watch developed by Samsung Electronics .

It was presented at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona.

Its operating system is no longer Android as on its predecessor the Galaxy Gear , but under Tizen 1 . It has an Exynos processor and was launched in April 2014.


The Samsung Gear 2 comes in two versions, one called Gear 2, which includes a 2-megapixel camera with auto-focus that can make videos in 720p, and the other called Neo or Lite (see Light for The French market) that does not have a camera.

The Samsung Gear 2 is sold in France since April 11 for 199 € for the Gear 2 Lite.

Both watches are turning to healthcare with dedicated applications and they incorporate a heart rate sensor.

They have a screen of 1.63 inches AMOLED and are certified to IP67 . They can both be connected via Bluetooth to a mobile phone , the connection allowing more features if the phone in question runs Android , Tizen or a derivative, at best belonging to the Galaxy range of Samsung and recent 2 .


  1. ↑ (MWC 2014) Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo: the two new watches connected Samsung  [ archive ] , net 01, Bérangère Lepesqueur, February 24, 2014
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