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Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit prices announced in Taiwan

Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear Fit prices ahead of their release date.

According to the given prices, the Gear 2 will be $295 and the Gear Fit will be $197 when they are launched in the US.

This would equate to a £180 for the Gear 2 and £120 for the Gear Fit in the UK, if the price tags are kept the same and sales tax is ignored.

Among Samsung’s official announcements there was no mention of the Gear 2 Neo pricing, but it is expected to be priced to match the Gear Fit at launch.

Before you get too excited at the thought of a fairly affordable Samsung smartwatch, we expect the devices to cost a little more here in the UK than those conversion prices suggest.

Earlier this week Three released its Samsung Galaxy S5 pricing on contract, but also let slip the standalone prices for the Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo.

According to Three’s prices, the Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo will cost £199 rather than the £120 suggested by official Taiwanese Samsung pricing.

We still have no official release date for any of the Tizen-powered Samsung wearables, but expect them to arrive not long after the Galaxy S5 release date.

We have contacted Samsung to find out what the UK pricing for the devices will be but are yet to hear back.

Samsung Gear 2 Features
The Samsung Gear 2 features a 1.63-inch super AMOLED display with a 320 x 320p resolution running on 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB of RAM.

It has 4GB of internal storage and comes with Bluetooth 4.0 LE and an irLED sensor, but there’s still no GPS to speak of.

Samsung has apparently improved the battery life to around 2-3 days, or up to 6 days with low use.

The Gear 2 also has a 2-megapixel camera and built-in speakers for smartphone notifications.

Read more: Samsung Tizen OS – 6 things you need to know

Via: Sammobile