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Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 (SM-R380)

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 (SM-R380)
alaScore 87

524 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 524 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 (SM-R380). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 (SM-R380) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (goodgearguide.com.au)

Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch review

 

The best smartwatch of a bad bunch

Feature rich ; Great screen

Unattractive

The Gear 2 is at best a second-generation experiment in the nascent wearable category. The design is off-putting — we tried to hide the watch in public — and although it has a suite of features, none of them satisfy a clear need. Some people might...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Tony Ibrahim (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch review

 

The best smartwatch of a bad bunch

Feature rich ; Great screen

Unattractive

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Gear 2

 

Samsung commits to wearable tech with new versions of the Gear smartwatch, this time swapping Tizen OS for Android.

Via CNET.com

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Alex Angove (whistleout.com.au)

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 Review: a step in the right direction

 

The Gear 2 would have been a good first step for Samsung. It's a shame the original was rushed out half-baked.

This is still nowhere near an industry-justifying device. It’snot going to convince any doubters that smartwatches are the way to go.However, anyone that’s already sold on the concept of smartwatches and is aftera one for themselves should be pleased...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Jenneth Orantia (brisbanetimes.com.au)

Samsung Galaxy Gear Smart Watch Review

 

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Telstra is the only Australian carrier that has confirmed it will be selling the Galaxy Gear smart watch along with the Galaxy Note 3. Vodafone, Optus and Virgin Mobile have all confirmed they will be selling the Galaxy Note 3.

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black / Brown / Orange
Colour of product:Black
Control type:Touch
Device Type:Wristband
Dust resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Housing colour:Gold / Metallic / Silver
Shape:Square
Waterproof:Y / Yes

Display

Display diagonal:4.14
Display Resolution:320 x 320
Display Type:AMOLED
Touchscreen: Yes

Other features

Colour of product:Black
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Activity monitoring:Active minutes, Steps taken
Alarm Clock: Yes
Brand compatibility:Samsung
Compatible products:Samsung Galaxy S5 / Galaxy Note 3 / Galaxy Note 3 Neo / Galaxy Note II / Galaxy S4 / Galaxy S III / Galaxy S4 zoom / Galaxy S4 Active / Galaxy S4 mini / Galaxy Mega 6.3 /Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) / Galaxy Note PRO
Gyroscope: Yes
Heart rate monitor: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
USB port:N / No / Yes
USB version:2.0
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Power

Auto standby: Yes
Battery Capacity:300
Battery Life:6
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Storage

Compatible memory cards: No
Flash memory:4
Internal RAM:512
RAM capacity:512

System requirements

Mobile operating systems supported:Android

Technical Details

Accelerometer: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, M4A, MP3, OGG / AAC, M4A, OGG
Band colour:Black / Brown / Orange
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Display diagonal:4.14
Display Resolution:320 x 320
Display Type:AMOLED / SAMOLED
FM radio: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Heart rate monitor: Yes
Housing colour:Gold / Metallic / Silver
International Protection (IP) code:IP67
Megapixel:2
Mobile operating systems supported:Android
Personal info management (PIM):Calculator, Notes / Calendar, Notes
Processor frequency:1000
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant
Shape:Square
Touchscreen: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1 / 5.84
Height :1
Thickness:1 / 5.84
Weight:68
Width:3.69