October 22, 2014

Samsung Gear Live details revealed

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Google I/O keynote is behind us and it’s time to reveal what wasn’t revealed on the stage. Google talked about Android Wear powered smarwatches, one of which was Samsung’s Gear Live smartwatch, but they didn’t mention its specs or anything of the sort. It’s time to clear that up.

“Samsung has been a pioneer in the quickly-evolving wearable market, and the launch of Gear Live furthers our efforts to deliver a simple and intuitive wearable experience to consumers” said CEO and president of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics, and he continued: “Through our long-term close collaboration with Google, we have successfully incorporated the capabilities of Android Wear into the Gear Live, in a way that only Samsung can do. I am confident that Samsung and Google together, we will grow the smart wearable market to positively impact consumers’ life.”

Samsung Gear Live will be offered in Black and Wine Red colors with interchangeable strap options and will work with Android 4.3 and above. It will available starting June 25th through the Google Play Store and will come to Samsung retail stores after that. These are the smartwatch’s specs:

  • 1.63″ Super AMOLED (320×320) screen
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Powered by Android Wear OS
  • 1.2 GHz Processor
  • 4GB of internal memory
  • 300mAh Li-ion battery
  • IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate
  • 37.9×56.4×8.9mm
  • Weights 59g

Source: Samsung
Images: GSMArena