Just when every Company is waiting for IFA to announce their Smartwatch, Samsung decided to get a head start. Samsung announced yet another Smartwatch running on Tizen, instead of Android wear, which is the new OS from the android family especially for Smartwatches.
Samsung Gear S, unlike other smartwatches, comes with a 3G modem inside for network connectivity, which makes it connected even if the device is away from the phone or Wi-Fi, Thus the device will be able to make and receive calls and messages even its away from the phone.
|Samsung Gear S|
|Dimension||39.8 x 58.3 x 12.5mm|
|Display||480 x 360p Super AMOLED|
|Processor||Dual Core 1GHz|
|Storage||4 GB Internal, Not expandable|
|Connectivity||3G Quad Band , Wi-Fi, GPS , Bluetooth & USB 2.0|
Heart Rate monitor
Ambient Light and UV sensor
Since Gear S runs on Tizen, it will not have all the google play services instead it has Nokia’s Here Service for Pedestrian navigation and also has support for Facebook. Along with Gear S, Samsung also announced its Bluetooth headset, Gear Circle. Gear circle has a magnetic Clasp for better fitting around the neck when not in use.
Price of both the devices have not been announced, but they will go on sale from October.