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Samsung mobile is one of the biggest smartphone makers in the world and has always been a leader when it comes to smart watches with its Gear series. The latest smartphones watch from Samsung mobile is exquisite with great functionality, nice design and durability. The Samsung Gear sports is as the name implies designed to give sport lovers an excellent interactive device.


  • Nice design and display
  • Smooth running operating system
  • Spotify option for great music


  • Not enough applications


Samsung Gear sports comes with a 1.2 inch AMOLED screen display with a resolution of 360×360. The display is crisp, bright and vibrant  just like other Samsung devices and gives good visibility both indoors and outdoors with sharp readable text.

The smart watch comes with a casing which is made of a subletting based and a rotating bezel round it with ridged edges. One unique feature about the smart watch is that with a click of the watch the bezels rotates this gives a logical and intuitive round display






Samsung Gear sports runs on Tizen operating system which is Samsung own O.S for its Gear series and is powered by a dual core 1 GHz processor and 768MB RAM. This contributes to a fast and effectively responsive smart watch as menus respond without lagging and rotation of the bezel is instantaneous. The internal memory is 4gb which may look small but for a smart watch it’s sufficient to store music files and other miscellaneous files.

Samsung Gear sports has lots of apps for sports including GPS and GLONASS which gives accurate location and distance tracking when hiking or exercising. There is a heart rate monitor, accelerometer,  barometer and also comes with sleep tracking apps.

The smart watch can also connect flawlessly to other Samsung products such as Samsung phones and TV to give enlarged display of the screen. The smart watch is the first in its series to be completely water proof which is useful for swimmers.  It also comes with the speedo app for swimmers.


Samsung Gear sports is powered by a 300mAh battery  which gives sufficient battery life of up to 3days to the smart watch, it also has wireless charging capacity .

The smart watch gives you the ability to listen to music from Spotify via Bluetooth headsets which is amazing as you can listen to different music while going for a run without carrying your phone. The Tizen operating system is also compatible with Android 4.4 and above and iphone 5 up to at least IOS 9.


  • Brand Samsung
  • Product type GPS Sport watch
  • Product Line Samsung
  • Model Gear Sport SM-R600


  • Announced : October 2017
  • Compliant Standards MIL-STD 810G
  • Vibrating Alert Yes
  • Size 1.2 inch
  • Wearing Style watch style
  • Set Goals Yes
  • Audio Output Speaker


  • Type rotating bezel, touch sensitive screen
  • Name strap
  • Size Large
  • Width 0.8 in
  • Width 1.7 in
  • Depth 11.6 mm
  • Height 1.8 in
  • Weight 2.36 oz
  • Case Shape round
  • Case Details blue
  • Color Category Blue
  • Protection 5ATM waterproof
  • Max Depth of Water Resistance 164 ft


  • Wireless Interface Bluetooth 4.2, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC


  • Capacity 300 mAh
  • Packaged Quantity 1


  • Tracking Data activity:  calories burned, distance, heart rate, speed, steps taken, swim laps, swim stroke rate, time
  • Clock Display Yes
  • Integrated Components : heart rate sensor, navigation
  • Sensors:  accelerometer, altimeter, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyro sensor, heart rate


  • Type Tizen OS 3.0
  • Clock Speed 1 GHz
  • Installed Size 4 GB
  • Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2


The Samsung Gear Sport is available in Nigeria,you can get it at any of the online stores.Samsung Gear sports was released in October 2017 and comes in Black and blue colours. The smart watch costs about N150,000- N250,000.


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