As planned, yesterday in Berlin, Samsung held a presentation event Unpacked Episode 2, at which it officially announced the first smartwatch, rumors about which began to appear for a long time.
The technical characteristics of the new item became known shortly before its announcement, but we will remind you of them again. So, the smart watch, dubbed Samsung Galaxy Gear, comes with a 1.63-inch square touchscreen display with a working resolution of 320 x 320 pixels, 4 GB of internal memory, a 9-megapixel camera, and speakers and a microphone. Their "heart" is a processor with a clock speed of 0.8 GHz and 512 MB of RAM.
Autonomous operation of the new smart watch from the Korean manufacturer is provided by a built-in rechargeable battery with a capacity of 315 mAh.
Samsung Galaxy Gear is not a standalone gadget, but only an addition to mobile devices. The watch is compatible with smartphones Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note II and Note 3, with the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. The connection is made via Bluetooth.
The new watches will go on sale in Russia and in other countries of the world in early October. For them, Russian users will have to pay about 14-16 thousand rubles.