Samsung launches special-edition diamond and gold encrusted Gear S2 smartwatch
Samsung launches special-edition diamond and gold encrusted Gear S2 smartwatch by de GRISOGONOSamsung Mobile Newsroom (Press Kit)

Samsung, in collaboration with prominent jeweller de GRISOGONO, unveiled the new limited-edition luxury Gear S2 series.

The new Samsung Gear S2 designed by de GRISOGONO boasts 41 mm circular case encrusted with rose gold set with 56 white diamonds (around 1.2 carats) and black DLC (Diamond-like Carbon) coated stainless steel set with 71 black diamonds (around 1.8 carats).

The smartwatch has been designed in such a away that diamond-set gold bezel turns freely around the dial, allowing consumers to access the Gear S2's library of applications including notifications, activity logs and other features.

It sports a 1.2-inch circular super AMOLED screen with 360x360p resolution and comes packed with 4GB inbuilt storage, 512MB RAM and a 250mAh Li-ion battery, which can keep the watch running for two to three days under mixed usage.

"The combination of style and substance is inherent in every Samsung device," Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President (Global Marketing), Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said in a statement.

"This dynamic partnership builds on this heritage by merging Samsung's barrier breaking technology with de GRISOGONO's signature style to create a smartwatch as unique as the wearer." Mr. Lee added.

Samsung Gear S2 (by de GRISOGONO) availability details:

The company has confirmed that new luxury Gear S2 variant will be first showcased at Baselworld 2016 (March 17-24) event at Messe Basel, Switzerland, and will be made available in Samsung exclusive stores and all de GRISOGONO jewellery showrooms this summer. The device's price details are yet to be revealed. 

Watch this space for more updates.

Key features of Samsung limited-edition Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO

Model Gear S2 by de GRISOGONO
Display 1.2-inch circular super AMOLED screen with 360x360p resolution
  • Pixel density : 302 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Tizen
RAM 512MB
Storage 4GB
Battery 250mAh Li-ion;
  • Mixed usage: 2 to 3days
  • Wireless Charging
Add-ons Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), NFC
Case 41 mm, rose gold set with 56 white diamonds (approx. 1.2 cts), black DLC-coated stainless steel set with 71 black diamonds (approx.. 1.8 cts)
Triple folding clasp Black DLC-coated stainless steel
Strap Black Galuchat
Watch faces
  • A two-hand dial with dual-time display complete with day/night indicator at 3 o'clock, day-date indicator at 6 o'clock and small seconds at 9 o'clock.
  • A two-hand dial with a central seconds counter, a power-reserve indicator at 4 o'clock and a moon phase at 8 o'clock.
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, Barometer
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