The Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch Is A Disappointment And Definitely No Apple Watch Competitor

Daryl Deino - Author
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Oct. 5 2015, Updated 9:16 p.m. ET

The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch was released on Friday, October 2. The watch disappointed consumers, as early reports called it an Apple Watch Killer. Gizmag’s early impressions were very positive.

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“After Samsung blasted out five smartwatches in the span of a year, the company took more time with its latest watch, the Gear S2. Out of the box, it’s already clear that the extra TLC paid off: this is easily Samsung’s best watch to date.”

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Unfortunately, Gizmag’s critic didn’t spend enough time with the Gear S2 in order to see its faults. First of all, it’s important to note that Samsung’s new watch looks stunning. The circular frame with the AMOLED screen certainly looks gorgeous. But, once you turn the watch on and pair it with your device, that’s where things go wrong.

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