Samsung has taken the wraps off the new smartwatch. Samsung in Barcelona has announced Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo. Samsung has launched second iteration of Gear just after six months of debut of original gear. Yesterday Serial leaker Evleaks had already leaked the photos of upcoming Galaxy Gear. Now it is officially announced.

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Samsung Gear will use own software Tizen instead of android. Samsung says that Android is power hungry so samsung is ditching android for Tizen. The new watch will have replaceable belt. The premium model carries a camera while Gear 2 Neo is missing camera. Apart from minor tweak the gear 2 watches looks same as their predecessor.

The watch will also feature heart rate monitor capability. The specification are 1.63 inch touchscreen, 1 GHz processor, 512 MB Ram, 4GB internal storage and 300mAH battery and a 2Mp camera with 720p capability. Samsung said they will go in sale from April 2014.

Do you like the new Gear 2?