Samsung Trots Out New Finishes for Gear S2 Watch
Samsung today revealed two new options for its Gear S2 smartwatch. The S2 Classic design will soon be available in platinum and rose gold. Other than the new colors and associated bands, the device itself is identical to the Gear S2 that launched last year. It has a 1.3-inch screen, can make phone calls, and runs Samsung's Tizen platform. Samsung said price points have yet to be determined, but the luxe wearables will reach consumers in February.
Huawei's Android Wear Smartwatch Goes Upscale
Sep 2, 2015
Huawei today said its Android-based smartwatch will go on sale this month for $349, putting it in Apple Watch territory. The wearable will come with several face variations, including stainless steel, black stainless steel, and rose gold, with leather, steel, and gold strap options.
Samsung's Gold and Platinum Smartwatches Go On Sale Feb. 12
Feb 11, 2016
Samsung said the Rose Gold and Platinum variants of its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch go on sale February 12. The Rose Gold version comes with a white leather band, while the Platinum comes with a black leather band.
Samsung Kicks Off Sales of High-End Smartwatches
Jan 25, 2016
Samsung today commenced the global rollout of the Gear S2 Classic New Edition, which comes in either 18K rose gold or platinum. Samsung said its gold smartwatch is plated, not solid, and the company not yet announced final pricing for either.
Samsung's Gear S2 Runs Tizen and Can Make Calls
Sep 1, 2015
Samsung's latest wearable features a circular shape, rotating bezel, and the ability to make phone calls independent from a smartphone. The device comes in two basic models: the Gear S2 has a simpler, more modern look, while the Gear S2 Classic has a more traditional appearance.