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Samsung Gear S2 vs. Samsung Gear S2 Classic – Pluses and Minuses Comparison

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The Samsung Gear S2 and S2 Classic are definitely two smartwatches that will make a good impression. Both have pluses and minuses, so let’s have a look-see at the analogy below and find out what these are.

Design, Hardware & More

The Samsung Gear S2 has a cutting-edge look with a sporty allure while the Gear S2 Classic one is your basic watch model. Both of them can resist to dust and water.

These Gear S2 wearables both come with a rotating bezel. This is used to help you browse though their interface with ease. You will see the home &back knobs situated on the right side on the watches.

Samsung also made sure that once you buy this smartwatch, you will not be able to use other band, hence the proprietary band lock system. If you are thinking of buying the Gear S2 smartwatch, you will not have a vast array of bands to choose from and the ones that are available are pretty much sporty bands. On the other hand, if you go with the Gear S2 Classic you can opt for leather type bands and other such fine materials.

The Samsung Gear S2 is 1.67 by 1.96 whereas the S2 Classic is 1.57 by 1.72 inches. Also the Gear S2 weighs 47 g whilst the Gear S2 Classic tips the scale at 42 g.

Both of these wearable gizmos have the same display specs: a 1.2-inch Super AMOLED display with the following pixels of resolution: 360×360 and 306 ppi. A dual-core processor clocked at a 1GHz is delivered by both gadgets and they also have 4GB of storage plus 512MB of RAM.

As for the OS, these Gear S2 wearables run on Tizen. You will be glad to hear that Samsung Pay app is supported by both smartwatches and both of them can track your physical activity, monitor your heart rate as well as incoming text messages and all that jazz.

Cellular Connectivity Smartwatches & Battery Life Span

Samsung is also thinking of rolling out versions that include cellular connectivity. This means you get to use the Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic wearables on their own because they will be linked to the internet through your provider’s network. But be warned, because this also implies a change of aspect for the smartwatches and a few extra pounds even. This means a larger battery as well, probably a 300mAh one.

However the here and now Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic come with 250mAh cells, so the battery should last 3 whole days. You also have wireless charging with these two gizmos.