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Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch Dark Gray

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2018 (Refresh Now)
8.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
Old Reviews
137
Unverified
16
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Dual Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
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BLUETOOTH

Review Summary - 846 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Design
 99
classy, stylish, compliments, smartwatch, looks great
+97%
-3%
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" ...  It looked spectacular!  ...  "
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" ...  I really liked how I can change the color and the font on the watch face.  ...  "
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" ...  Very feature rich, stylish and perfectly sized.  ...  "
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" ...  Very feature rich, stylish and perfectly sized.  ...  "
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" ...  It's unisex, but the sleek face and white band looked great on her .  ...  "
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" ...  It's unisex, but the sleek face and white band looked great on her .  ...  "
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" ...  Looks brand new!  ...  "
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" ...  I loved the look and function of the watch.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 84
smart watch, samsung, bluetooth, texts, text
+81%
-19%
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" ...  This watch is everything you'd want from a smart watch.  ...  "
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" ...  Along with connecting to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly with my S8 Plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great with iPhone 7, and even iPhone 7 when upgraded to iOS 11. ... Particularly frequently happens when simultaneously connected to a car bluetooth, which again, was never a problem on iPhone 7.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great with iPhone 7, and even iPhone 7 when upgraded to iOS 11. ... Particularly frequently happens when simultaneously connected to a car bluetooth, which again, was never a problem on iPhone 7.  ...  "
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" ...  We eventually paired it with one of my spare Android phones and it started to track perfect.  ...  "
Band
 75
watch, wrist, strap, straps, leather band
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I would recommend replacing the band with a metal one if you plan on getting wet or sweating.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend replacing the band with a metal one if you plan on getting wet or sweating.  ...  "
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" ...  The straps that came were wore out some what but east swap with my own straps and bam.  ...  "
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" ...  The straps that came were wore out some what but east swap with my own straps and bam.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks great with the white wrist band.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks great with the white wrist band.  ...  "
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" ...  It's unisex, but the sleek face and white band looked great on her .  ...  "
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" ...  It's unisex, but the sleek face and white band looked great on her .  ...  "
Battery Life
 62
battery life, hours, charge, lasts, days
+66%
-34%
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" ...  Once it charged for a about an hour or so, I couldn't resist to set it up.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect watch for everyday use, battery last about 2 days from fully charged, very simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Great watch with great features but battery life is not two days. ... I have to charge it every day.  ...  "
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" ...  Great watch with great features but battery life is not two days. ... I have to charge it every day.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts one or two days, maybe 3 depending on your settings.  ...  "
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" ...  At the end of 12 hrs of not crazy use I am lucky if there is still 50% remaining. ... Should an update or something - anything - help to improve the battery life to even 2 days I will absolutely update my review to 5 stars. ... Still, bottom line, with the battery issue I love it!  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this watch quite a bit, the battery life is pretty nice, it charges fast, the only thing I really am not loving is Samsung's watch operating system.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this watch quite a bit, the battery life is pretty nice, it charges fast, the only thing I really am not loving is Samsung's watch operating system.  ...  "
Comfort
 56
wear, watch, wearing, wrists, strap
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The functionality, styling and smaller size for a women's wrist is great, just thought I would get more than 15 months for an item I payed $400.  ...  "
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" ...  It also prompts me to get up and stretch if I sit still too long. ... Comes with two bands for different wrist sizes. ... I have a tiny wrist and this fits well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's the right size to look like a real watch rather than a smart device strapped to your wrist.  ...  "
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" ...  It's the right size to look like a real watch rather than a smart device strapped to your wrist.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE my watch, I wear it practically everyday.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros: Looks like an actual watch, feels good to wear, appropriate size for small wrists (hard to find among smart watches!  ...  "
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" ...  Things I love: It is not overwhelming on my 6 3/4" wrist, I don't look like I am wearing my husbands watch.  ...  "
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" ...  It is beautiful and felt good on my wrist.  ...  "
For Kids
 53
wife, daughter, wife for christmas, husband, loves the watch
+100%
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" ...  This is what she wanted for her birthday and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is what she wanted for her birthday and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  My wife loves the watch.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  My husband loves it!  ...  "
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" ...  My wife loves the watch.  ...  "
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" ...  My wife loves the watch.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my husband who was super skeptical, he loves it.  ...  "
Apps
 53
android, health, gear, watch faces, android wear
+79%
-21%
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" ...  So far I like the amount of apps and functions this smartwatch provides.  ...  "
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" ...  You can see every single notification on it like you would on your phone (majority of messenger apps, FaceBook, email, calls . )  ...  "
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" ...  I like the customizable watch faces and the amount of settings available for app notifications that pass through.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the customizable watch faces and the amount of settings available for app notifications that pass through.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love the interface--it is much better than Android Wear's navigation--and both the bezel and the touch controls are completely intuitive. ... For folks who are interested in more full interaction between your phone and watch regardless of app choices, this may not be the watch for you.  ...  "
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" ...  I also love the interface--it is much better than Android Wear's navigation--and both the bezel and the touch controls are completely intuitive. ... For folks who are interested in more full interaction between your phone and watch regardless of app choices, this may not be the watch for you.  ...  "
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" ...  Tizen OS is the best for smartwatches and the wheel is fun and so easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  He especially likes the apps and the pedometer features.  ...  "
As Gift
 52
loves, wife, birthday, christmas, boyfriend
+98%
-2%
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" ...  It was the perfect early Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  This is what she wanted for her birthday and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  This is what she wanted for her birthday and she loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Birthday gift for the girlfriend.  ...  "
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" ...  Birthday gift for the girlfriend.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my Samsung Gear S2 so I bought this as a gift for my dad.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for a gift for my Dad, and he loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for a gift for my Dad, and he loves it.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 46
months, weeks, stopped working, died, bezel
+39%
-61%
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" ...  Bluetooth stopped working on it after 3 months  ...  "
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" ...  I got this watch at the end of July. ... The watch just all of the sudden stopped giving me my text messages.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this watch a on March 2016. ... Last month it started going crazy and rebooting.  ...  "
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" ...  However on iPhone 8 the watch is rendered useless with constant disconnections.  ...  "
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" ...  However on iPhone 8 the watch is rendered useless with constant disconnections.  ...  "
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" ...  The bezel is not working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  The bezel is not working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Died Sept 28.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 43
easy, easy to setup, easy to navigate, dial, user friendly
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Setting it up was fast and easy as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate, great features for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate, great features for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes navigating around the watch a breeze!  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a lot of features and is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a lot of features and is easy to use.  ...  "
Marketplace
 43
expected, watch, seller, sold, everything
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I would definitely still recommend it in 2017/2018.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Came like brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  Came like brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  and all of the functions were as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  and all of the functions were as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, everything is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, everything is as described.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 39
display, bezel, screen protector, read the screen, dial
+85%
-15%
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" ...  The rotating bezel is very awesome and very useful, it lets you see the full screen instead of your finger being in the way. ... The display is amazing and runs very smooth with no lag.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen and bezel feature worked flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  So many features, the screen is so vibrant, I'm just in awe with this product!  ...  "
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" ...  I really love the rotateable dial that borders the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  A wonderful smartwatch but was disappointed that the only part that is silver is the face/bezel.  ...  "
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" ...  A wonderful smartwatch but was disappointed that the only part that is silver is the face/bezel.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn alarms off by swiping on my watch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn alarms off by swiping on my watch screen.  ...  "
Build Quality
 35
samsung gear, metal, classic, band, watch
+57%
-43%
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" ...  All materials inside were original and still in packaging, even the charger.  ...  "
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" ...  My husband prefers the leather band over metal ones, they don't pinch or pull the hair on his arms.  ...  "
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" ...  It's built very well, comes with a nice leather band, and the functionality of it is great!  ...  "
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" ...  It's built very well, comes with a nice leather band, and the functionality of it is great!  ...  "
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" ...  I would suggest buying metal band for additional 20 bucks.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the Samsung gear, quality build, looks more like a classic watch instead the rectangular Apple watch.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the Samsung gear, quality build, looks more like a classic watch instead the rectangular Apple watch.  ...  "
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" ...  The watch stand is super awesome, not like the apple watch, it actually has a stand.  ...  "
Price
 34
money, worth the money, worth the price, worth, spending
+76%
-24%
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" ...  This is a bargain!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great device and is very useful but you should spend the extra money and buy it brand new.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a great purchase for a price I couldn't pass up.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, it was in mint condition and really a great price!!  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, it was in mint condition and really a great price!!  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth the buy!!  ...  "
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" ...  Great watch for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this product on sale for $299.99 and I'm glad I did!  ...  "
Software Platform
 33
android, android wear, bezel, tizen, samsung
+70%
-30%
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" ...  So far I like the amount of apps and functions this smartwatch provides.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great with iPhone 7, and even iPhone 7 when upgraded to iOS 11.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great with iPhone 7, and even iPhone 7 when upgraded to iOS 11.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the customizable watch faces and the amount of settings available for app notifications that pass through.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the customizable watch faces and the amount of settings available for app notifications that pass through.  ...  "
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" ...  Tizen OS is the best for smartwatches and the wheel is fun and so easy to use!  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great smart watch for a Samsung user.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be keeping the watch and hoping for an update soon.  ...  "
Charging
 31
charger, battery, charging, watch, charges
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Immediately I put it on the charger before setting it up while I was getting ready for bed. ... Once it charged for a about an hour or so, I couldn't resist to set it up.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect watch for everyday use, battery last about 2 days from fully charged, very simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to charge it every day.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to charge it every day.  ...  "
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" ...  All materials inside were original and still in packaging, even the charger.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased this for my husband after his original Samsung Gear stopped charging. ... It charges quickly and easily and has tons of features that are easily accessible.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this watch quite a bit, the battery life is pretty nice, it charges fast, the only thing I really am not loving is Samsung's watch operating system.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this watch quite a bit, the battery life is pretty nice, it charges fast, the only thing I really am not loving is Samsung's watch operating system.  ...  "
Delivery
 30
delivery, condition, came, shipping, speedy
+90%
-10%
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" ...  I received the watch on time and in great condition.  ...  "
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" ...  The product just arrived yesterday for me.  ...  "
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" ...  So I just recently purchased this before cyber monday for a really awesome deal and the delivery came fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was fast.  ...  "
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" ...  everything I expected, arrived in a timely manner  ...  "
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" ...  everything I expected, arrived in a timely manner  ...  "
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" ...  Everything was as advertised and arrived on time and Now time to order one for myself.  ...  "
Call quality
 24
answer, voice, text, talk, call
+58%
-42%
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  Now all he does is talk about how he has a phone on his wrist, of course it doesn't make or receive phone calls like my Apple Watch does but I knew that😎😎😎  ...  "
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" ...  Now all he does is talk about how he has a phone on his wrist, of course it doesn't make or receive phone calls like my Apple Watch does but I knew that😎😎😎  ...  "
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" ...  I can receive calls, texts etc. ... I can also speak into the mic to make calls etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I think his favorite feature is the text to speak reply to texts option.  ...  "
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" ...  I answer my calls and txt on it and I keep changing the clock face to something unusual.  ...  "
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" ...  - Voice to text can be handy when it's working  ...  "
Features
 23
functions, stylish, interaction, gs7e, feature
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Very feature rich, stylish and perfectly sized.  ...  "
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" ...  Very feature rich, stylish and perfectly sized.  ...  "
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" ...  There are so many different functions that are built into the Gear S2.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels like a regular watch with premium features.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that there are so many different watch faces to chose from and each have different features.  ...  "
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" ...  Major update to Gear S3 features and faces.  ...  "
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" ...  And the features are awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  And the features are awesome.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 22
watch, calls, pair, samsung galaxy, samsung
+59%
-41%
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" ...  It connects to his Samsung phone through Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It connects to his Samsung phone through Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  - Easy syncing with my Samsung phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Connects easy to your phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I just use the bluetooth connection to my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, you can store songs and media directly on the watch and connect Bluetooth headphones to it, which is a lovely surprise (and means this alone can act as a jogging buddy!)  ...  "
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" ...  I also found that I can connect a bluetooth headset to the watch itself, which would be handy if I ever found a reason on God's green Earth to walk away from my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  There were no issues pairing it with her Samsung Galaxy phone.  ...  "
Pedometer
 20
fitness tracker, count, track my steps, track, rewards
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It is a fitness tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a fitness tracker.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to count steps, see quick notification alerts, talk with my wife on the way home, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  however when we walked her mile count was off by 2-5 miles (depending on how much we walked per day), while my S3 was pretty spot on.  ...  "
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" ...  I always wanted to track my steps but I don't always carry my phone but I do always were a watch.  ...  "
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" ...  I always wanted to track my steps but I don't always carry my phone but I do always were a watch.  ...  "
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" ...  Watch faces that show you the weather, step count, etc. ... - Accurate step count (as far as I can tell) ... (2-3 days is accurate as long as you do some battery optimization steps)  ...  "
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" ...  I knows if you are actually riding a bike, it does not add steps for moving your hands a lot it actually records the steps, and it has built in reminders to get moving.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 19
screen, recommend, scratches, s7 edge, gear3
+58%
-42%
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" ...  Works great on my Galaxy S7 Edge.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great on my Galaxy S7 Edge.  ...  "
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" ...  No scratches, or scuffs .  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  I really love the rotateable dial that borders the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I do recommend buying a new band and a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  I do recommend buying a new band and a screen protector.  ...  "
Product As Described
 17
watch, everything, described, advertised, exactly
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Exactly as described.  ...  "
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" ...  and all of the functions were as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  and all of the functions were as expected .  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, everything is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this watch, everything is as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Watch was as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Watch was as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Better than I expected!  ...  "
Setup
 16
samsung, said, easy to setup, easy to navigate, repair
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Setting it up was fast and easy as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  the setup is easy and connects to my Samsung with no issues at all.  ...  "
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" ...  the setup is easy and connects to my Samsung with no issues at all.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  When my son showed me this one, I knew I just had to have it.  ...  "
Notifications
 14
texts, text messages, emails, watch, text message
+79%
-21%
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  She can answer texts and emails with out having to pull out her phone and making it obvious.  ...  "
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" ...  It does everything I need and want it to do as far as alerts, reminders, notifications that I can choose to use, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I think his favorite feature is the text to speak reply to texts option.  ...  "
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" ...  It does the necessary things, you can set alarms, get all your social communications through here, You can not actually have a phone conversation but i'm not one of those people who use speaker phone so i can't imagine conversing through my watch.  ...  "
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" ...  While I was dinking around with it, two texts and an email popped up, and I accessed them easily.  ...  "
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" ...  The capability of responding to text messages is a plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent status notifications.  ...  "
Fit
 14
fit, watch, fits well, fits, watches
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I have a tiny wrist and this fits well.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits wonderfully and the rotating bezel is a nice touch.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits well. ... I have bought different straps for this watch and they all fit perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits well. ... I have bought different straps for this watch and they all fit perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a gear fit previously, and saw most other smart watches seemed the match a similar profile I didn't really care for.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a gear fit previously, and saw most other smart watches seemed the match a similar profile I didn't really care for.  ...  "
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" ...  they are metal and hold the strap very securely.  ...  "
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" ...  they are metal and hold the strap very securely.  ...  "
Returns
 13
returning, refund, sent, returned, replacement
-100%
comment
" ...  I'm trying to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm trying to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I want to return this and get a refund but it looks like I will not be able to.  ...  "
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" ...  Cuz I'll be returning it :-(  ...  "
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" ...  They told me it'll take 2-3 days to ship there, 5-7 to process and 2-3 more to ship back.  ...  "
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" ...  So i sunt the 1st one back .  ...  "
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" ...  There is no replacement for the international version, only refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I am literally sending it back today.  ...  "
Controls
 10
navigate, haptic, dial, circular, voice
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I can turn alarms off by swiping on my watch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I can turn alarms off by swiping on my watch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially love the way you could navigate with the circular dial.  ...  "
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" ...  I especially love the way you could navigate with the circular dial.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved the haptic feedback given when sliding through the menu.  ...  "
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" ...  I loved the haptic feedback given when sliding through the menu.  ...  "
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" ...  Controls music, videos and YouTube on phone.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a good smartwatch, but I bought it for easy voice control, and it does not have a quality voice control.  ...  "
Sleep Tracking
 10
sleeping, tracks, track, step, fitness tracker
+100%
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" ...  Love that it tracks sleep and steps as well as notifications and answer calls.  ...  "
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" ...  Holds a charge for days, can sync all my apps, tracks sleep/steps/heart rate.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, like to keep track of my sleeping.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, like to keep track of my sleeping.  ...  "
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" ...  It works better than my previous fitness tracker with notifications.  ...  "
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" ...  I mainly got it as a more attractive fitness tracker, but I have found myself using it as an alarm, to check the weather, as a timer, to find my phone, and to send text messages.  ...  "
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" ...  Not the greatest at tracking sleep if that's what you use it for.  ...  "
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" ...  Tracks steps, exercises, walks, runs, sleep, rest, heartrate automatically.  ...  "

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Specifications

Performance
Processor Type:  Dual Core 
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes