Samsung announced on Monday the global launch of its Gear S2 Classic New Edition smartwatches, which first appeared at CES 2016 with 18K rose gold and platinum finishes.

The New Edition rose gold version incorporates gold plating atop stainless steel, not solid gold, according to Samsung.

That distinction would explain a price of 480€ (about $520 US), as seen as available for pre-order on the Dutch Cool Blue retail website.

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