The Samsung Galaxy Gear was unveiled by the President and CEO of Samsung Mobile - J.K Shin. The showcased the features and specs of the device.
Right in the middle of the presentation Mr. Shin got a message. The text message reminded him to tell the audience about Android on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The unique thing about the massage was that it was received in the Smart watch he was wearing.
This is how the Samsung Galaxy gear was introduced. The focus was on ease of use and as a companion product to the Galaxy Note 3.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear Comes with a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED screen. The resolution is 320 x 320 pixels. It has an 800 MHz processor with 512 MB RAM. It has 4 GB memory. It is also equipped with a 1.9 MP camera.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear is made from stainless steel but is said to be light in weight. The device comes in six colours - This includes Black, Green, Yellow and Orange. The event highlighted that the device comes in both formal as well as "playfull" colours.
The navigation on the device is done through swiping side ways to flip through the menu. Tap to go one level deeper and swipe down to go one level back.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear connects seamlessly to the galaxy Note 3. Users need not get the phone out of their pockets to check notifications like text messages and call logs. If the user is reading an email and needs the bigger screened Note 3 to read it - the Smart Relay automatically has the mail ready for viewing when the user gets it out of the pocket.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear also allows users to make calls and send messages. Receiving the call is done by simply lifting the hand to the ear, just as users do with a regular phone. The users need not place the Galaxy Gear to the ear in order to make or receive the call.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear also features vocice control by adding the S voice to the device. The feature allows the users to make calls, send text messages and set alarm among others. The user can also ask questions directly like "will it rain today?"
Click here to read about the Specs and Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
The Samsung Galaxy gear is a companion device to the Note 3, but a software upgrade will make it connect with the Galaxy S3, S4 and Note2. The software upgrade is said to come in October. The price of the device is expected to be $299.
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