Samsung Smart Wearable Devices Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit Officially Go on Sale in India; Price, Availability Details

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By Rohit KVN | April 7, 2014 6:19 PM EST

Samsung's recently unveiled smart devices Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are now officially been made available in India.

As of now, prospective consumers can purchase all the three Samsung smart devices at the company's official eStore. Smartwatch Gear 2 comes with a hefty price tag of ₹21,900, whereas the economic variant Gear 2 Neo and the smart fitness tracking band Gear Fit costs ₹15,900 apiece. Company says that the items ordered will be delivered within one to five business days depending on the buyer's location.

Originally unveiled in the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Episode 1 event in Barcelona (25 February), smartwatches - Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo pack pretty much same specifications, but the latter lacks a camera module.

Both the Samsung smartwatches boast of 1.63-inch super AMOLED display, run on Tizen OS, 1.0GHz dual-core CPU, 512MB RAM, 300 mAh battery and come loaded with a plethora of health and fitness based applications such as Heart Rate sensor, Pedometer, Exercise (with Standalone mode and Companion mode) and support Sleep & Stress app (needs to be downloaded separately).

Other valued added features include Bluetooth call, Camera (only available in Gear 2), Notification (SMS, E-Mail, Apps), dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation, media controller, Smart Relay, S Voice and Stopwatch.

On the other hand, Gear Fit sports a 1.84 curved Super AMOLED screen with 432x128p resolutions and boasts of HeartRate sensor, fitness related applications such as Pedometer, Exercise app, HeartRate monitor, sleep, Stopwatch, Timer, Notifications (SNS, Call, E-mail, Apps), schedule, Smart Relay, Media Control and water-and-dust resistant IP67 certification.

Samsung will officially release the flagship smartphone Galaxy S5 on 11 April across India. Interested consumers can place orders for the handset on the company's official website for ₹1500.

[Also read:Samsung Galaxy S5 Pre-order Window Opens in India]

Key Specifications of Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo:

Model

Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo

Display

1.63-inch Super AMOLED display with 320x320p resolutions

OS/ interface

Tizen based wearable platform

Processor

1.0GHz dual-core processor

RAM

512MB RAM

Memory

4GB

Camera

Gear 2: 2.0-megapixel camera with auto-focus, Sound & Shot, Location Tags, Signature

Gear 2 Neo: Not available

Battery

300 mAh;

Normal usage: 2-3 days

Low usage: up to 6 days

Fitness features

Heart Rate sensor, Pedometer, Sleep & Stress app (needs to be downloaded separately), Exercise (with Standalone mode and Companion mode)

Add-ons

Bluetooth call, Camera, Notification (SMS, E-Mail, Apps), dust and water resistant IP67 certifications, Noise cancellation, media controller, Smart Relay, S Voice, Stopwatch, Dust and water resistant IP67 certifications,

Dimensions

Gear 2: 36.9 x 58.4 x 10.0 mm

Gear 2 Neo: 37.9 x 58.8 x 10.0 mm

Weight

Gear 2: 68 g

Gear 2 Neo: 55 g

Colors (Changeable straps)

Gear 2: Charcoal Black, Gold Brown and Wild Orange

Gear 2 Neo: Charcoal Black, Mocha Grey and Wild Orange

Price

Gear 2: ₹21,900

Gear 2 Neo: ₹15,900

Key Specifications of Samsung Gear Fit:

Model

Samsung Gear Fit

Display

1.84 curved Super AMOLED screen with 432x128p resolutions

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyro, HeartRate

Applications

Pedometer, Exercise app, HeartRate monitor, sleep, Stopwatch, Timer, Notifications (SNS, Call,E-mail, Apps), schedule, Smart Relay, Media Control

Add-ons

IP67 dust and water resistant, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Changeable strap

Battery

210 mAh;

Typical usage: 3 to 4 days

Low usage: close to 5 days

Dimensions

23.4 x 57.4 x 11.95 mm

Weight

27g

Price

₹15,900

(Edited by Anu James)

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(Photo: Reuters / Albert Gea)
New Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone (L), Gear 2 smartwatch (C) and Gear Fit fitness band are displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 23, 2014. Samsung Electronics unveiled a new smart watch and fitness band along with the latest version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone on Monday, demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist. Picture taken on February 23. REUTERS/Albert Gea
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