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Latest Gear S2 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Gear S2, with regular updates and all the information you need.

The Gear S2 is getting improved battery life in surprise firmware update

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 3 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Gear S2 classic in pictures

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Latest Gear S2 firmware update brings new features

  • By Naresh
  • 5 years ago

Samsung launches some of its Gear Sport watchfaces for the Gear S2 and Gear S3

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

New Gear S2 software update targets battery optimization

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 5 years ago

Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX and Gear S3 now compatible with the Galaxy J series

Good news for Galaxy J5 Prime, Galaxy J5 Pro, Galaxy J7 Neo and Galaxy J7 Prime owners: You can now use your handset with the Gear Fit 2, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX, Gear S2 and Gear S3, without having to resort to third-party tweaks to make them work. Samsung has issued an update for […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Samsung’s smartwatches can help with senior care and employee safety

Samsung is using its wearable devices to showcase three solutions for senior care and employee safety. At the Mobile World Congress Americas expo that is happening in San Francisco this week, Samsung showcased Ability Wearables, Reemo, and Solo Protect services. Ability Wearables’ real-time health intelligence system works with Samsung’s GearUP platform in help people like construction […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 5 years ago

Samsung Pay comes to the Gear S2 and the Gear S3 in the UK

Samsung Pay arrived in the UK last week after a long wait. The South Korean smartphone giant partnered with American Express, HSBC and Nationwide for the rollout of its mobile payment service in the country. Samsung has now extended the mobile payment service to its smartwatches. The update seems to be rolling out slowly in the country. […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Daily Deal: Pick up a Gear S2 for 49% off

If you’re in the market for a smartwatch, but aren’t fussed about having the latest one, you’ll probably be pleased to hear that you can pick up a Gear S2 for just $179.99 (49% off). Like its successor, the Gear S2 sports an accurate health tracking feature and has 4GB of on board storage, which […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Facer Daily Mix serves up a free watch face for your Gear S3 every day

Facer launched its watch face platform for the Gear S2 and Gear S3 in December last year. Today, it announced the launch of a new feature called Daily Mix. Facer says that it’s “like a slot machine for watch faces.” Daily Mix serves up free watch faces every day for the Gear S2 and Gear […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Gear S2 firmware updated in the Netherlands, brings Tizen 2.3.2.2

The Gear S3 Frontier, Gear S3 Classic, and new Gear S3 Classic LTE are the new smartwatches on the block (at least for another few months until the Gear S4), but Samsung still maintains its commitment to the Gear S2. We’ve seen small, incremental updates to the Gear S2, released in no small part to […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 6 years ago

Daily Deal: Save 25% on a Gear S2

Looking for a smartwatch, but aren’t too fussed about having the latest one on the market? Well, for a limited time only, you can pick up a Gear S2 for just $225.02 (25% off). Although it’s a little over two years old, the Gear S2 is still a fantastic wearable, which sports accurate health tracking functionality and 4GB […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Gear Manager app updated with Auto Switch feature

Samsung has released a new version of the Gear Manager app today and it brings a couple of improvements for the app. Users will now see cards in the app which will provide them with tips about the new features, account sign-in, data backup, notification management and more. The updated Gear Manager app also comes […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Future Gear smartwatches may have a rotary dial display

Most of the flexible display patents that we’ve seen from Samsung so far have been limited to bendable and foldable smartphones but a new patent application has been published by the US Patent & Trademark Office which suggests that future Gear smartwatches from Samsung might feature a rotary dial display. Samsung introduced its rotary dial […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung to showcase three concept watches based on Gear S3 at Baselworld 2017

If you’re into watches then you surely must know what Baselworld is. It’s an annual gathering of the watch community in Basel, Switzerland where manufacturers show off their latest collections. Samsung is obviously not a popular Swiss watchmaker but it’s making an appearance at Baselworld 2017 in an effort to bridge the gap between high […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Daily Deal: Save 17% on a Gear S2

Looking for a smartwatch, but aren’t too fussed about having the latest one on the market? You’ve come to the right place. Amazon has slashed the price of the Gear S2 — so, for a limited time only, you can pick one up for just $249 (17% off). Despite being unveiled at IFA back in […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Endomondo, Map My Run, and MyFitnessPal apps are now available for Gear S2 and S3

Under Armour, the popular American sports brand, has released three new apps and a watchface for the Gear S2 and the Gear S3. These new apps offer users a way to calculate and keep track of calorie intake, physical activities, and workouts. Endomondo and Map My Run apps can accurately track runs, walks, rides, and […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

How to configure SOS Contacts on the Gear S2 and Gear S3

We’ve previously showed you how to configure your Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge to send SOS alerts to contacts in the event of emergency. However, sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where it’s virtually impossible to pull out your smartphone — so Samsung’s baked a similar feature into the software of the […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

BMW Connected app released for Samsung Gear S2 and Gear S3

Another interesting app has been released for Samsung’s latest smartwatches. The BMW Group has released the BMW Connected app for the Gear S2 and the Gear S3, and it’s available for download from the Galaxy Apps store. The app uses the Open Mobility Cloud to let Gear S2 and Gear S3 owners connect their smartwatches […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

The new Samsung of Android Wear has announced its own Gear S3

Talking with consumers about the Gear S3, I’ve found that a number of consumers find the Gear S3’s rotating bezel to be one of the smartwatch’s most beloved features. The rotating bezel isn’t a new idea of Samsung’s own making (it stems from old diver’s watches), but it is an idea that has never been […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 6 years ago
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