Last night Samsung unveiled the new and highly anticipated Galaxy Gear smart watch to the world during the companies IFA 2013 Unpacked event.
The new Samsung Galaxy Gear smart watch has been designed to compliment the existing range of Galaxy devices as well as the new Galaxy Note 3 phablet and Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet and allowing you to control music and view previews of messages and txts from your wrist rather than the larger devices.
The Galaxy Gear is fitted with a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 320 x 320 pixels and is powered by a single core 800mhz processor supported by supported by 512MB of RAMMB of RAM and comes with 10 preloaded clock faces to choose from to suit your style and fashion. More watch faces are also going to be made available from the Samsung Apps website over the coming months.
The Galaxy Gear has been created to and bridges the gap between the mobile device and fashion and includes a built-in speaker enabling users to conduct hands-free calls directly from their wrist. The battery fitted in the Galaxy Gear has been designed to power the watch for over a day on a single charge.
The Galaxy Gear smart watch is also equipped with security features like Auto Lock which has been designed to secure your smartphone screen any time the Samsung Galaxy Gear is more than 1.5 meters away. Then automatically unlock the screen once the two devices come back into the range.
Another feature of the Galaxy Gear is its 1.9 megapixel camera that works in conjunction with the new Memographer feature allowing you to record both photos and video to create quick, visual records of important information or events.
The Galaxy Gear will also allow you to control music playback from your Samsung Galaxy smartphones and allows you to play and pause songs even when their smart device is not within reach. Another useful features on the Galaxy gear is the new Smart Relay option :
“Samsung GALAXY Gear lets users to live in the moment while staying connected to their Samsung GALAXY devices. It notifies users of incoming messages, such as calls, texts, emails and alerts, delivers a preview of those messages and creates the opportunity for users to accept or discreetly ignore those messages. When an incoming message requires more than a quick glance, users can simply pick up their Samsung GALAXY devices and the Smart Relay feature will instantly reveal the full content on the screen.”
Samsung Galaxy Gear will be available to purchase in 147 countries from September 25th 2013 in six colours including : Jet Black, Mocha Gray, Wild Orange, Oatmeal Beige, Rose Gold, and Lime Green.
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