Just before Mobile World Congress begins next week, Samsung has unveiled the next-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Or more specifically, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear 2 Neo. Both watches will be powered by the Tizen OS and they look very similar to the original model, both will be available in a slew of colors.
Apparently both smartwatch models will be similar in terms of specs, look, and overall size.
- A 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display, 320 x 320 and powered
- Dual-core 1.0GHz processor.
- 4GB of internal storage
- 512MB of RAM
- 300 mAh battery that is expected to be able to provide up to 2-3 days of run time for “typical” usage.
The watches will be available in Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild Orange. The Galaxy Gear 2 is ever-so slightly larger and heavier as compared to the Galaxy Gear 2 Neo. These measure in at 36.9 x 58.4 x 10.0mm and 37.9 x 58.8 x 10.0mm for the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo respectively. Similarly, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo weigh in at 68 grams and 55 grams respectively.