Consumer Electronics

Teardown: Samsung Gear S2

20 October 2016
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

The Samsung Gear S2 offers intuitive features, timeless design and a variety of customizable options that allow it to work with any style.

This Samsung fitness tracker with cellular capability comes with Qualcomm applications/baseband, Quad-Core, 1.2GHz, MSM8626. Contains 4GB eMMC NAND Flash with 1.5GB Mobile DDR and 1.19" AMOLED display with capacitive touchscreen.

Summary Points:

  • Target market: General Consumer
  • Released: June 2016
  • Pricing: $350 USD
  • Availability: Global
  • Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $90.08

Major Components:

  • 1.19" Diagonal, AMOLED, LTPS, 360 x 360, N/T, Flexible Display, S-Stripe, 1.6g - MFG: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO LTD - MPN: AMB119EU01
  • Apps / Baseband Processor, Multi-Mode, Multi-Band, Snapdragon 400, Quad-Core ARM Cortex A7 1.2GHz CPU, Adreno 305 GPU, 28nm, PoP - MFG: QUALCOMM - MPN: MSM8626
  • Charging Cradle, w/ Plastic Bag - MFG: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO LTD - MPN: EP-OR720
  • 1.19" Diagonal, Capacitive, GF1 Type, w/ Corning Gorilla Glass Cover Glass, w/ Integral Flex PCB - MFG: ALPS ELECTRIC CO LTD
  • Bluetooth / WLAN Module, Contains Broadcom BCM4343, IEEE802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 - MFG: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS
  • Power Management IC - MFG: QUALCOMM - MPN: PM8226
  • 10-Layer, FR4/RCF HDI, Any Layer Stacked Via, Lead-Free - MFG: KOREA CIRCUIT CO LTD
  • RF Transceiver, Multi-Mode, Multi-Band, GSM/EDGE/HSPA+/CDMA EVDO Rev. B/TD-SCDMA, GPS/GLONASS, 65nm - MFG: QUALCOMM - MPN: WTR2605
  • Heart Rate Sensor - MFG: ANALOG DEVICES INC

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