The telecommunications operator Orange is now offering Samsung Gear S2 Classic 3G smartwatch. Coupling it with Orange’s multi-SIM calls and internet option will enable the subscribers to receive calls when they do not have their smartphones with them, said Orange in a release. However, this is not a mandatory option.
Samsung Gear S2 3G smartwatch comes with integrated e-SIM so that the watch is activated directly by the operator. With its 3G support, the subscribers can directly receive calls, messages and mobile applications notifications, enabling them to leave their smartphones at home, especially while doing sporting activities.
Samsung Gear S2 3G smartwatch also comes with a GPS and a heart rate monitor. Music can be stored in its 4GB memory as well. The device can be connected with a Bluetooth headphones to play music during workout sessions.
The smartwatch is compatible with Android smartphones, running Android 4.4 and above, with 1.5 GB of RAM or more.
Orange has launched this smartwatch with Gemalto, a digital security company. “We are delighted to launch this connected watch with a built-in SIM with Gemalto and Samsung and to offer our customers the very best of innovation. From now, our customers remain connected even when leaving their smartphone at home. They will get incoming calls and notifications wherever they go,” pointed out Laetitia Orsini-Sharps, Marketing Director, Consumer Access Offers for Orange France.
The current price of Samsung Gear S2 3G smartwatch is EUR 399.99 and will be sold via selected Orange showrooms. Activating multi-SIM calls and internet option will cost an additional EUR 5/month plus and EUR 10 activation fee for the buyers.