As expected , Samsung at a special event Unpacked 2, introduced the “smart” watch Galaxy Gear. According to the head of Samsung’s mobile division of JK Tyre (JK Shin), the new product is ” perfect companion ” flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 3. The device supports voice control, allows you to take calls, and view the posts and different notifications.
Watch is equipped with 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display type with a resolution of 320×320 pixels. The “heart” of the device is a processor that runs at 800 MHz. Novelty is equipped with a truly integrated camera, which is based on the 1.9-megapixel back-illuminated sensor and a lens with autofocus. Camera to capture the power of low-resolution images and to shoot 720p video lasting no more than 10 seconds. In the configuration of the new items include 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal flash memory type.
The list also features two microphones (one of them is working on noise reduction), speaker, wireless module and Bluetooth (4.0), an accelerometer and a gyroscope.
Non-removable battery capacity is 315 mAh. Samsung has determined that it is enough for one day “normal” use of the device.
Big surprise is the support of third-party application developers. According to Samsung, at the start of “smart” will receive 70 hours of application, including Evernote and Path (for messaging), RunKeeper and MyFitnessPal (assistants in training), and others (TripIt, Line, Vivino and even eBay). Unfortunately, the applications can not be assessed yet.
Initially hours will be compatible only with the smartphone Note 3 and Note 10.1. Galaxy S4 owners will be able to test the device only after their smart phones will be updated to Android version 4.3.
In fact, Samsung Gear watches are “companion”, providing quick access to features such as S Voice and Find My Device, pedometer and applications listed above.
In markets in more than 140 countries of the “smart” clock Galaxy Gear will appear at the same time with the smartphone Galaxy Note 3. Sales will begin on September 25, the cost will depend on the country.
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