Samsung launches 2 wearable tech devices
Amman, February 26, 2014
Samsung Electronics has introduced two new wearable technology devices designed to offer consumers increased connectivity, customisation, and control.
The Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo offer consumers enhanced connectivity and a completely integrated approach for the most personal wearable experience, a statement said.
“Samsung continues to lead innovation in the wearable market by creating devices that are completely integrated into the lives of consumers through extended connectivity features, stylish customization options and a robust application ecosystem,” said JK Shin, CEO and president of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics.
“With the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, we have enhanced everything consumers love about the Gear to offer unparalleled smart freedom in their everyday life.”
A camera is equipped to a main body instead to strap, making the Samsung Gear 2 a sleek and sharp smart companion, the statement said.
Strap color options include Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild Orange for Gear2 and Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange for Gear2 Neo. The home screen background, clock face and font are also customizable to reflect personal tastes.
The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo allow users to accept or ignore incoming calls and messages, and providing instant notification options based on a user’s activity and habits.
Both devices offer users standalone features such as controlling electronic products such as TV, set top box through WatchON Remote application in their own home with an embedded IrLED sensor. The addition of a standalone music player with Bluetooth headset enables users to leave their smartphone at home and still enjoy their music on the go.
Both devices also offer personal fitness coaching in real time, allowing users to develop a customizable fitness routine and monitor their heart rate in order to improve their overall well-being, the statement added.
The Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo let users connect to a wide variety of Samsung devices and access an enriched application ecosystem as the first wearable powered by Tizen based wearable platform.
Both devices are compatible with more than dozens of Samsung Galaxy smartphones at launch, according to the statement.
Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo will be available around the world starting from April. – TradeArabia News Service