Samsung Gear S: beautifully designed smartwatch

Samsung recently launched the Gear S, its anticipated wearable in the market. It is beautifully designed wearable which redefines both fashion and functionality.

The Gear S has independent 3G Voice plus Data SIM connectivity and can therefore independently handle all communication needs including calling, texting, chatting and e-mailing over both 3G and Wi-Fi.

The device sports a curved Super-AMOLED display. Its unique design includes platinum plated bezels, and comes with multiple Watch Dial faces and changeable color straps. Users also have the option of buying Swarovski edition straps.

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Through Gear S, users can access 3rd party apps, including the Nike+ fitness app, and use widgets to access their favorite apps quickly by just swiping right on the home screen. User can stay hands-free by using the S Voice.

The smartwatch also allows users to keep track of their health and fitness. Users can access charts and track their workouts and progress.  It even tracks the sitting time, reminding user to get up and stretch or go for a walk to keep activity level up.

It also features a GPS that enables turn-by-turn navigation. It also has a heart rate monitor, Gyroscope, Barometer and a UV sensor that warns you when the UV index is too high.

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The Gear S is IP-67 certified, making it splash proof and dust resistant. It has an ultra power saving mode, which extends usage time when enabled.

Input mode is simple, composing emails and writing text from the QWERTY and 3×4 keyboards, or use voice recognition for hands-free convenience.

Key Specs:

  • 2 inch Super-AMOLED touchscreen
  • 1 GHz dual core processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB internal memory
  • Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate, barometer, UV light
  • IP-67 certified
  • USB, Bluetooth, WiFi
  • 300mAh Li-ion battery

Gear Circle

The Gear Circle is a neckband which is compatible to the Gear S smartwwatch. This neckband’s innovative and intuitive magnetic closure has ear buds that control your calls / music simply by attaching/detaching; The audio experience is matchless as enhanced by  Samsung HD technology.

 

Vishal kawadkar

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