Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic unveiled: Tizen on board, 2-3 days battery life and independent 3G versions

After a juicy teaser at its big Galaxy Note5 even, Samsung has now officially unveiled its new series of smartwatches: enter the Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic...
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86 Comments

1. hateftotti

Posts: 224; Member since: May 03, 2011

It looks perfect but should wait to see its performance on Thursday...

7. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Tizen again.. not interested. But i would request Samsung to launch another edition with Android coz the design is quite decent....

12. maherk

Posts: 6703; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Why is Tizen a bad thing?

17. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Because it is Samsung and no matter what Samsung does haters will find a way to hate.

44. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Tizen is bad because it has a limited support to only Samsung Smartphones.... And for your kind info i neither Hate nor Love any BRAND, i just hate limitations...

61. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Apple Watch is bad because it only has limited support to Apple's phones, says no one ever. So what if its only limited to Samsung's phones. Don't all brands have devices supported only with their brand? Stop making it sound like Samsung is being evil. Do you own an iphone or an Apple watch mr I hate limitations? I'm glad the Gear line doesnt work with any other phone. The Apple Watch doesnt work with any other phone either, but no one is complaining. Its not a limitation. Tizen isnt an open platform.

71. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Didn't you read the second paragraph of my comment you mo#on.... i am one of the biggest hater of iOS.. Except for Samsung and Apple's, all the other brand's smartwatches are fully compatible with almost any Android phone. So don't say that others make smartwatches to pair with their own smartphones. it doesn't mean if you hate samsung's product then you are definitely an iPhone user/lover...

78. azimesmail

Posts: 264; Member since: Nov 23, 2014

Your words: "And for your kind info i neither Hate nor Love any BRAND" But you say your an iOS hater... I'm confused.

84. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

He also stated "I just hate limitations", which iOS is full of, ultimately falling on his hate list...

85. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

iOS is not a brand... it's a product from Apple...

30. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

If you don't have a Samsung phone (which is most of us) than Android Wear is the way to go. Besides, who wants to use Samsung's services over Google's?

35. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Samrtwatches needn't be much complicated. Some of the gogle services are battery draining daemons. The first thing I do when I buy an Android phone is to disable some of the s**tty services from google. location, google now etc. In that way Tizen is far better for the wearables if it pairs well with a Smartphone for notifications.

59. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Rxactly what i do too , disabling Google s**tty, spying battery draining apps.

66. Awalker

Posts: 1962; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Google Now is a staple for me and most of the time I keep location services on. I have no problem with either one of them.

72. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

You must be keeping your phone switched off after turning location on :)

86. JayFiveAlive

Posts: 67; Member since: May 30, 2014

To be honest, Tizen is a lot more functional than Android Wear. I had a Gear 2 and that thing still to this day is more functional than Android Wear is. I like Android Wear, but it has a very long way to go compared to Tizen. I currently have an LG G Watch R... I may switch over to the Gear S2 since I'm a Note user, possibly for life :P.

56. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

PA missed the point the it supports wireless charging out of box

82. engineer-1701d unregistered

WHEN WILL SAMSUNG F#$KING LEARN SELL BOTH TIZEN AND AW DOUBLE YOUR SALES MAKE ALL HAPPY IOS USERS COULD USE THIS WITH THERE PHONE I KNOW I CAN TAKE SIM OUT AND PUT IT IN BUT STILL

2. maherk

Posts: 6703; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The classic looks great, and I am glad they went with Tizen ovet Android Wear.

6. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Tizen is very well optimized for Samsung's wearables. I won't be surprised if they release an Android wear version too.

62. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I would be surprised.

74. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

If anything would make me a fan of Samsung, it would be this (the S2, not the Classic). Stunning design, and Tizen is a great watch OS.

81. TSMan2

Posts: 363; Member since: Aug 20, 2015

Tizen is greatest OS for smartphones, too. (and not only) But let's see how Samsung will make it popular . This is the main point for every OS. Good first steps with low-end phones and smartwatches, though(the other devices don't count)

3. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Probably one of the best smartwatch till date. Gear S2 Classic will be on my wrist for sure. Keep up the good work Samsung.

46. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

+1 ...Thank you, finally a comment that makes sense

4. Kumar123 unregistered

Ugliest looking round smartwatch and it run tizen crap. Utter failure..

8. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Hahaha your parents must be proud of you that their son is nothing but a troll on a tech site. Keep up the good work and keep earning those badges you moron.

11. Kumar123 unregistered

Ouch, that must have hurt you a lot. Ha ha ha ha. laughing at you and your butthurt response.

14. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Hurt me?? Lmao The reason I respond to you is to show you what your level and class is on the Internet. I really don't give a F whether you like this watch or not but I really wanted to tell you that you are a moron. I hope that I have clarified for you :p

19. iushnt

Posts: 3060; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

haha, its clear who is butthurt..
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