Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit up for pre-order at Amazon

With an 11 April release date, the monolithic retailer is now accepting pre-orders for Samsung's glossy new wrist-borne gadgets.

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The Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are up for pre-order on Amazon, giving fans of Samsung's wrist-centric gadgets the chance to splash the cash ahead of the new devices' debut.

Tech site Androidcentral spied the listings, which include a range of colour choices. The South Korean tech giant's latest wearable tech isn't exactly cheap, however -- the Gear 2 will set you back $299, while the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit will both set you back a cool $199. Amazon lists all three with a release date of 11 April.

The Gear 2 is a slimmed-down sequel with a higher-resolution camera, while the Gear 2 Neo is a lighter model with no camera. The Gear Fit meanwhile is a fitness-focused gadget with an intriguing curved Super AMOLED display.

The three gadgets were supposed to go on sale at the same time as the Galaxy S5 smartphone, but some retailers have jumped the gun, selling the heart-rate-scanning handset early. Meanwhile the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit have already popped up on sale in the UK.

Are you tempted to buy one of Samsung's wrist-worn gadgets? What do you think of wearable tech? Let me know in the comments below, and if you've got a spare few moments, find out how Samsung forged its Galactic Empire in CNET's Adventures in Tech.

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