Samsung wants you to make Gear 2 apps, ASAP

BARCELONA, Spain — Samsung on Wednesday introduced tools that will allow developers to create apps for the company’s new wearables and flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone.The company, speaking at a developer day at Mobile World Congress, released a software development kit for its Gear 2 smartwatch, which is based on the Tizen operating system, and an SDK for its S Health application. It also launched a Gear Fit SDK that will allow developers to make apps for their Android devices that can interact with the Gear Fit.

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  • Bluetooth® v 4.0


  • 800MHz Processor


  • 1.9MP, BSI Sensor
  • Auto Focus, Sound & Shot available

Physical Specification

  • Dimension: 56.6 x 36.8 x 11.1mm
  • Weight: 73.8g

Services and Applications

  • Samsung Services: Samsung Apps, ChatON
  • Additional Features: Smart Relay, S Voice, Memographer, Voice Memo, Auto Lock, Find My Device, Media Controller, Pedometer, Stopwatch, Timer, Safety Assistance


  • 2 Microphones (Noise Cancellation)
  • 1 Speaker


  • Type: sAMOLED
  • Size: 1.63″ (41.4mm)
  • Resolution: 320 x 320


  • 4GB Internal memory + 512MB (RAM)**


  • Accelerometer / Gyro-sensor available


  • Capacity: 315mAh
  • Standby Time: Up to 150 Hours
  • Typical Usage Time: Up to 25 Hours

Audio and Video

  • Video Playback Codec: H.264
    Video Playback Format: MP4
  • Video Recording: 720p@30fps
  • Audio Playback Codec: AAC
    Audio Playback Format: M4A

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