Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch isn’t just for Galaxy smartphones

Gear S2 isn't strictly for Samsungs. Photo: Samsung

Gear S2 isn’t strictly for Samsungs. Photo: Samsung

Samsung unveiled its new Gear S2 and Gear S2 classic smartwatches earlier this week, and for the first time, they’re not just for use with Samsung’s own Galaxy devices. Here’s the full list of Androids they’re compatible with.

Samsung’s initial announcement promised that its new wearables would be compatible with smartphones running Android 4.4 and above with at least 1.5GB of RAM. But on the South Korean company’s website, it lists¬†every device that will play nicely with the Gear S2.

Here’s the complete list:

  • Asus
    • Zenfone 2 (EU)
  • HTC
    • One (EU)
    • One M8 (U.S.)
    • One M9 (EU, U.S.)
    • 826W (China)
  • Huawei
    • Honor 4X (China)
    • Honor 6 (EU)
    • P8 (EU, China)
    • Ascend Mate 7 (EU, China)
  • Kyocera
    • Duraforce (U.S.)
  • Lenovo
    • Vide Shot (China)
    • X2 Pro (China)
  • LG
    • G Flex (U.S.)
    • Optimus G (Korea)
    • Optimus G2 (EU, U.S.)
    • Optimus G3 (EU, U.S., Korea)
    • G4 (EU, U.S., Korea)
    • G Vista (U.S.)
    • Nexus 5 (EU, Korea, China)
  • Motorola
    • DROID Turbo (U.S.)
    • DROID Maxx (EU)
    • DROID Mini (EU)
    • Moto X (EU, Korea)
    • Nexus 6 (U.S., China)
  • Nubia
    • Z9 (China)
  • Oppo
    • R7 (China)
  • Pantech
    • IM-A910S (Korea)
  • Sharp
    • Aquos (Europe)
  • Sony
    • Xperia Z2 (EU)
    • Xperia Z3 (EU)
  • VIVO
    • X5 Pro (China)
  • Xiaomi
    • Mi3 (EU)
    • Mi4 (EU, China, Korea)
    • Note Pro (China)
  • ZTE
    • V5 (China)

Samsung notes that these are “test markets,” so it could be that it expands its coverage to support these handsets in other countries, and additional devices later on. For now, however, if you’re device isn’t on this list, you’ll want to hold onto your cash.