Samsung launches the Gear S2 and Gear VR in India
Samsung has launched the Gear S2 in India, with the smartwatch set to go on sale starting later today at Samsung retail stores around the country. The Tizen-based smartwatch is priced at ₹24,300 ($367), and buyers in the country will also be able to get their hands on the Gear S2 Classic edition, which will retail for ₹25,800 ($390).
For those looking to buy the Gear S2 online, Samsung has mentioned that it will offer the smartwatch exclusively on Flipkart. The manufacturer is offering watch faces with Indian themes to mark the launch of the smartwatch in the country.
Samsung also launched the Gear VR in India for ₹8,200 ($123), and the VR headset will also be exclusively offered via Flipkart. The Gear VR pairs with the latest Galaxy phones, such as the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, as well as the recently announced dual-SIM edition of the Note 5.
The Gear S2 is currently discounted to ₹22,500, with the Classic edition also on sale for ₹23,900. Be sure to check out our extended coverage of the Gear S2 and Gear VR.
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- Full Gear S2 specs
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