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Feature Article Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo - Second Generation Gears
With a more polished design, lower price point, more native apps, better dust and water protection and a new heart rate monitor with a built-in exercise app, Samsung's Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches look much improved from last year's Galaxy Gear. But is it enough to make you want one? We find out.
Samsung Electronics today announced the world's first Tizen-powered smartphone, the Samsung Z. It will be available in Q3 in Russia and is expected to be rolled out to other markets.
Samsung Galaxy Gear owners now have one less reason to upgrade to the Gear 2. A new software update is now available to switch the smart watch's OS from Android to Tizen, which brings several new features and improvements.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung is developing a smart watch that can make calls and send email without being tethered to a smartphone. It is expected to be launched between June and July.
Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.
Feature Article Hands-on: Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo
While MWC 2014 may not officially kick off until tomorrow, Samsung has jumped the gun by unveiling its new second-generation smartwatches, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, a day early. But with less than six months since the release of the Galaxy Gear, are Samsung's new smartwatches enough of an improvement to find success?