Officially, Samsung Gear Live smart watch was launched at Google I/O 2014 Keynote. LG G Watch is already announced to be released this year, which runs on Android Wear. Both the smartwatches will ship starting from July 7. Since two smartwatches are already hitting the market within the same month, the competition for other smartwatches are very high. We already heard about the Moto 360 which is expected to be available later in this summer.
The Samsung Gear Live is pretty much similar to a Gear 2 Neo, the major difference being that Android Wear takes the place of Tizen OS. After its announcement the specs are confirmed that the Samsung Gear Live has a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen with 320×320 resolution, as we as a 1.2 GHz processor.
The Gear Live specs list
|Display||1.63” Super AMOLED (320 x 320)|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Processor|
|Google Services||Google Now, Google Voice, Google Maps & Navigation, Gmail, Hangouts|
|Notification (SMS, E-mail, etc.)|
|Heart Rate Monitor|
|IP67 Dust and Water Resistant|
|Changeable Strap, Color Options: Black and Wine Red|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth® v4.0 LE|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate|
Storage: 4GB Internal Memory
|Dimension /Weight||37.9 x 56.4 x 8.9 mm, 59g|
|Battery||Standard Battery, Li-ion 300mAh|
Gear Live features include a very well-known heart rate sensor that allows users to better manage their health and fitness with a built-in heart rate monitor that seamlessly works with multiple fitness apps. The people have only two color option right now, either Black or Wine Red. The device is IP67 certified which means that it has protection against the affects of dust and water immersions. It presents user with a option to change the band, to express their taste and personality.
As far as software is concerned, it offers rich voice-driven experience with notification at front center. Google War SDK is available for developer to develop apps for Android Wear and this will enable its users to enjoy various apps.
You can buy Samsung Gear Live from Google Play Store. Our team is continually tracking the story; as soon as it gets offer or discount news, we will update this article for you. Just stay tuned with ITCSE.