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Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black

  • Model: R3800VSAXAR
  • MPN: SM-R3800VSAXAR
  • One Size Fits Most
  • Digital
  • Camera
  • Bluetooth Call Feature
  • Android
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Watch Band Size
One Size Fits Most
Display Type
Digital
Camera
Camera
Bluetooth Call Feature
Bluetooth Call Feature
Device Compatibility
Android
Memory
4 GB
Water Resistant
Yes
Provides Notifications
Yes
Displays Current Time
Yes
Displays Current Date
Yes
Countdown & Stopwatch
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Gyroscope
Yes
Heart Rate Sensor
Yes
Measures Heart Rate
Yes
Measures Calories Burned
Yes
Measures Distance Traveled
Yes
Measures Steps Taken
Yes
Sleep Monitor
Yes
Additional Features
Music Player with Bluetooth® Headset and Speaker. WatchON Remote: Remote Controller via IrLED Sensor.
Watch Band Color
Black
Watch Color
Silver
Screen Type & Size
1.63" Super AMOLED (320x320)
Connectivity
Bluetooth® v4.0 LE
Compatibility Notes
Compatible with these select Samsung devices ONLY: Samsung Galaxy S5 / Galaxy Grand 2 / Galaxy Note 3 / Galaxy Note 3 Neo / Galaxy Note 2 / Galaxy S4 / Galaxy S3 / Galaxy S4 Zoom / Galaxy S4 Active / Galaxy S4 mini / Galaxy Mega 6.3 / Galaxy Mega 5.8 / Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition) / Galaxy NotePRO (12.2) / Galaxy TabPRO (12.2/10.1/8.4)
Processor
1.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
Battery Type
Standard Battery 300mAh
Battery Life Estimate
Typical Usage 2~3 days, Low Usage up to 6 days
Product Name
Gear 2
Notification Types
SMS, E-mail, Apps
Shipping Weight
1 lb
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User Manual
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Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black
 
4.5

(based on 71 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Bright display (58)
  • Lightweight (54)
  • Built-in speakers (44)
  • Durable (40)
  • Realistic color (38)

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations (8)
  • Poor quality (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

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    Reviewed by 71 customers

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    5.0

    Good work

    By Harley33

    from Westminster, CO, USA

    Pros

    • Bright display
    • Built-In Speakers
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Realistic color

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

        Great Watch. Once you get the gear manager downloaded to your smartphone, this device is a pleasure. The App store has wonderful third party support and the watch itself is 100% modifiable to your liking. Battery life is limited like a cell phone but I charge each every night so no real concerns there.

         
        5.0

        Good Watch

        By cretur

        from Phoenix, AZ, USA

        Pros

        • Bright display
        • Durable

        Cons

        • volume is horrible

        Best Uses

          Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

          I bought it for its fitness apps and its tie into shealth.. It is perfect for that! But the volume is kind of horrible.. Cant really hear it too well.

           
          5.0

          totally awsome.

          By Coollikethat

          from Washington, DC, USA

          Pros

          • Built-In Speakers
          • Inexpensive

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

              I got this as a Christmas present best present ever loving it already.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Very Good Device but compatibility is an issue

              By arevirg

              from North Carolina

              Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

              I have had the Gear 2 since June, 2014. It is a beautiful phone. At first I thought it was too big but after wearing it a while it seemed just the right size. I downloaded a Movado face for it to make it look like a real clock during appropriate situations. Otherwise, I use one of the standard faces. Things I like about it: 1) It looks really nice. 2) The notifications feature is awesome. Any notification you can get in the notification bar of your phone you can get on your watch. You can suppress those you don't want. 3) The pedometer -- sometimes it doesn't seem to be exactly right but you get a good sense of how active you have been. Once I got the watch I started walking more! 4) Phone calls on the watch. I don't always use the watch to take a call but I check to see who is calling on it. If my phone is charging I will take the call on my phone. 4) Picture taking --- Was able to take a short video while on a roller coaster and driving a bump-a-car 5) Heart Rate monitor 6) Sleep monitor 7) Downloaded an app for texting but it is slow to load (I don't use the standard text msg app) 8) S Voice helps 9) Can copy music directly to the phone -- if you have a wireless headset you can jog with just the watch and the headphones and listen to music. 10) Can connect simultaneously to car and phone via bluetooth What I don't like: 1) Texting and mail apps do not work with gmail and hangouts 2) You can select all contacts or only favorites to display on watch --- would like to be able to select by group 3) It will only work with a Samsung phone. 4) Battery life is about a day and a half. All in all it is a very good device. They came to market first with a nice watch. I just worry that after paying $299 I may have to shelve it if I go with another android phone. One of the reasons I never did apple products was because I didn't like being locked in to their ecosystem. I prefer the ability to buy from different manufacturers.

               
              5.0

              Great Product

              By yahemahe

              from Houston, TX, USA

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                  Great watch , I use it everyday. Would recommend to everyone.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  it's not a toy it's a superior time saving the device

                  By jejp

                  from Palm Beach FL

                  Pros

                  • Bright display
                  • Built-In Speakers
                  • Durable
                  • Inexpensive
                  • Lightweight
                  • Realistic color

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                      I you a person who enjoys watches and you think the price of this item is too high think about the watches that you paid far more for that only tell the date and maybe 5 other simple options, that you don't need, and if you're a young professional who lives and works in a high paced environment Who has to multitask and every minute of Your hour counts, Then this is a no brainer you must buy this watch. It does far more than advertised and you enjoy it for more than any other watch you ever owned.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Awesome wearable!

                      By bigbaby98

                      from Chesterfield, VA

                      Pros

                      • Bright display
                      • Built-In Speakers
                      • Durable
                      • Lightweight
                      • Realistic color

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                          This watch has been on my arm for one day and all I can say is wow! I did my research before purchasing and strongly considered the new Gear S but I wanted the camera. I can say that I still have more to learn about this watch but some of the videos on tips and tricks have really given me a solid foundation of what to do. Thanks Samsung, you guys rocked it again!

                           
                          4.0

                          I love it when it works right

                          By kskarebear

                          from Olathe, KS, USA

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Lightweight
                          • Realistic color

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                              I have had my watch for about 6 weeks and for the most part I love it. A few times it has not recorded my activity and has to be restarted in order to start tracking, a real bummer when you don't realize it is not working until you are already 3 miles into a run. The one thing it has done three times in the last two weeks is the mileage is way off, 17K steps but calculated 36 miles or today I am at 11K steps and 20 miles. I may have long legs but they are not quite that long. I wonder if it is not the cold temperature that is creating the issue. Overall I love my new toy, I wonder if I should trade it in for a different Samsung Netgear2 or hope for an update to resolve the issue.

                               
                              4.0

                              Mostly use at the gym

                              By Fairlane

                              from Dearborn, MI, USA

                              Pros

                              • Bright display
                              • Durable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                                  I'm still learning how to use the different options on the watch. And have d/l'd a few apps that come in real handy. I mostly use it at the gym and turn it off afterwards and put my normal watch on. But as it turned out a few weeks ago the battery died on my normal watch so I ended up using the gear for a few day. It felt just fine on my wrist and I didn't mind. I've already worn it to a theme park and racked up a few step. If my normal watch ever dies I would have no trouble wearing this all the time.

                                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Classic Design wih Modern Functionality

                                  By 3LMtr33

                                  from San Diego, CA

                                  Pros

                                  • Bright display
                                  • Built-In Speakers
                                  • Durable
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Samsung Gear 2 Smart Watch - Charcoal Black:

                                      Although there are very few apps available in this Samsung gear store this model I find far superior to even the latest release that receives Samsung Gear S due to its classic design and infrared ed beam and camera capabilities.

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