While the smartphone business seems to soar almost everyday with more and more manufacturers coming up, the wearable market is still in its nascent stages. And we are pretty sure that it will indeed take some time before the tech sees more relevance every where.
There are a host of smartwatches that are available in the market, and the new Gear S smartwatch from Samsung just happens one of the many. However, the biggest news today is the wearable is available for pre-order in India. The watch is priced at Rs. 28,900 and is available for pre-order for Rs. 1,000.
But while we wait for the smartwatch to finally make its mark in the native market, there are a few things about the tech that you need to keep in mind if you are willing to order the smartwatch. Here are the 5 most important among them.
The Samsung Gear S allows you to make/receive calls and messages even when away from your phone with the help of 3G, Wi-fi and Bluetooth connectivity. In fact, users can even send messages using onscreen keyboard that supports up to 69 languages.
Samsung's Gear S has been designed with an elegantly curved Super AMOLED display for a comfortable fit. There are customizable screen clock faces and changeable straps that fall true in the fashion sector. Users will also experience an easy-to-use user interface which allows access to relevant information and notification at ease.
In case you didn't know, the Gear S will seamlessly work as your personal fitness monitor. The smartwatch from Samsung is a dedicated health and fitness companion that features improved multi-sensors. There's also a built in GPS and robust S Health features at your disposal.
Samsung's Gear S allows you to be lively and productive with its extended features and applications. You could either get to your destination with turn-by-turn pedestrian navigation or use the enhanced S Voice to complete tasks hands free.
The Samsung Gear S comes with a 2-inch curved AMOLED display with a resolution of 360 x 480 pixels. The watch is powered by a dual-core 1GHz processor and a 512MB RAM. It packs 4GB of storage and a 300mAh battery which Samsung says can last 2 days.