Samsung Gear S, LG G Watch R Smartwatches launched: 5 Big Smartwatch Rivals Facing Threat

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Two of the biggest tech vendors, LG and Samsung, have finally unleashed new wearable devices ahead of Europe's biggest tech conclave - IFA 2014. Samsung has announced two new wearable tech devices - the Gear S smartwatch with 3G voice calling and the Gear Circle Bluetooth headset. On the other hand, LG officially unveils the much touted G Watch R smartwatch with a circular display.

Samsung will make its Gear S and Gear Circle available in global markets in phases, starting October 2014.. LG would make the G Watch R available to users in the fourth quarter of this year. The latter device could launch in India sometime in December.

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Samsung Gear S - Highlighted Specs and features

The Gear S offers a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display having a resolution of 360x480 pixel resolution. Under the hood is a dual-core 1GHz processor, paired with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of inbuilt storage and is backed by a 300mAh Li-ion battery.

On the biggest advantage of the Gear S is the fact that it can be used independently, all thanks to a built-in 3G connectivity. The smartwatch is running on the company's own Tizen OS. The watch is also water proof and dust resistant.

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LG G Watch R - Highlighted Specifications

The G Watch R has a round circular display. In fact, the screen of the G Watch R is a 1.3-inch Plastic OLED display (P-OLED) with a resolution of 320 x 320-pixel resolution. The watch uses 100 % of the display, claims LG. The G Watch R is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor, coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of on-board storage.

The device offers a 410mAh battery fitted inside. The watch is designed to run for up to 30 minutes in one meter of water, thanks to IP67 ratings. A durable stainless steel case and an interchangeable leather strap enhance the overall look and feel of the G Watch R. The LG-made G Watch R will be made available in key markets early in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Meanwhile, we've made a list of top 5 smartwatches that could be suffered heavily with the incoming of Samsung Gear S and LG G Watch R. Take a look into sliders below!

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LG G Watch

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Key Features

1.65 Inch, 280x280 px display, IPS LCD
Android
1200 MHz processor
4 GB Internal Memory
512 MB RAM
400 mAh, Li-Polymer battery

Samsung Gear 2 Neo

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Key Features

1.63 Inch, 320x320 px display, Super AMOLED
Tizen
Dual core 1000 MHz processor
4 GB Internal Memory
512 MB RAM
300 mAh, Li-Ion battery

Samsung Galaxy Gear 2

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Key Features

1.63 Inch, 320x320 px display, Super AMOLED
Tizen
Dual core 1000 MHz processor
2 MP Primary Camera
4 GB Internal Memory
512 MB RAM

Sony MN2 Smart Watch


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Key Features

1.3 inch OLED display
Android OS
Day and Date display Charging with Standard USB Connector
36mm x 36mm x 8mm Dimensions
26g Weight
USB Cable Charging Connector
10m Bluetooth Connectivity
Battery Powered SmartWatch communicates wirelessly with your Android smartphone via Bluetooth 3.0 SmartWatch

Spice Smart Pulse M-9010

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Key Features

1.5-inch (240 x 320 pixels) touchscreen display
Audio and video player
Dual SIM (2G + 2G)
Digital camera
Make and Receive calls
Phonebook capacity: 300 + storage on SIM cards
Expandable memory up to 8GB
Supports English and Hindi languages
FM Radio
2G (EDGE), Bluetooth
420 mAh battery with up to 180 minutes talk time and up to 2 days standby

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