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Samsung Gear S

General

Weight (without strap unless stated) 67g
Form Factor Square
Relative size Very Large
Dimensions H58mm x W40mm x D12.5mm
Build Quality Metal body set within rubber band
Water / Dust Resistance IP67

Display

Technology Curved Super AMOLED
PPI 300
Resolution 360 x 480
Screen Size 2″
Colour Brightness Very good
Outdoor Quality Very good
Ambient Light Sensor Yes
Display-On Method Raising, tap screen, button
Glass Gorilla Glass 3
Bundled Watch Faces 6

Tech Specs

Processor 1GHz Dual Core
RAM & Storage 512MB, 4GB
Smoothness Smooth
Camera Built-In No

Connectivity & Connection Quality

GSM / Phone 3G GSM, SIM slot on back
Bluetooth 4.1, Good
WiFi 802.11
NFC No
GPS Yes
Micro USB Port No

Sensors

Heart Rate Yes
Pedometer Yes
Others UV (Sunlight)

Interface

Interface Methods Touch, Home button on front, Voice
Voice control and speakers Not great in noisy environments
Operating System Tizen
Bundled Apps S Health, Nike+, step-by step navigation maps, 1000+ Samsung apps available

Battery & Charging

Battery Type & Capacity 300mAh
Battery Life – Normal 40hrs
Battery Life – Maximum (unconnected on standby) 144hrs
Charging Method Clip-on cradle with built-in battery for on-the-go charging
Time to Full Charge 2.5hrs

Compatibility

Operating System Android 4.3 onwards
Phone Samsung phones only, Galaxy S3 onwards

Release details

Date October 2014
Cost £329 / $399