One of the first smartwatches to support independent voice calling feature was unveiled by Samsung at the pre-IFA 2014 tech show, back in September this year. Dubbed as the Gear S, the new smartwatch with the SIM card slot was announced in India last month at Rs. 28,900.
The South Kjorean tech giant started taking pre-orders for the Gear S earlier this week. Now the smartwatch with a built-in SIM card slot is available for purchase from the their official eStore for Rs. 27,900, which is Rs. 1,000 cheaper compared to the launch price.
Samsung Gear S: Key Specification
The Samsung Gear S sports a 2 inch (360 x 480 pixels) Super AMOLED Curved display. It is powered by a 1 GHz Dual-Core processor coupled with a 512MB RAM. It runs on Tizen based wearable platform and houses 4GB internal memory.
Since there is a SIM card slot in the device, the device is capable of making 2G and 3G calls as well via Bluetooth. The intelligent watch comes with a IP67 Certification and thus it is dust and water resistant.
Connectivity options include WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS/Glonass and features S Health and Heart Rate sensor. Other hardware includes Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light, UV, Barometer and it is powered by a 300mAh Li-ion battery that promises up to 2 days of battery life.
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