Samsung Gear S

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Samsung Gear S
Samsung Gear S app for BMW i3.jpg
Developer Samsung Electronics
Product family Gear
Type Smartwatch
Release date November 7, 2014
Operating system


Android (modification only)
CPU Dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor[1]
Memory 512 MB
Storage 4 GB
Display 2.0 in (51 mm) Curved Super AMOLED with RGB matrix
360×480 pixels (4:3 aspect ratio)
Input Multi-touch, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate monitor, Ambient Light sensor, UV sensor and Barometer
Connectivity Bluetooth low energy, 3G, WIFI
Online services Samsung Apps
Predecessor Samsung Gear 2
Successor Samsung Gear S2

Samsung Gear S is a smartwatch designed and marketed by Samsung Electronics. It was announced on August 28, 2014, as the successor to the Samsung Gear 2 and was released on November 7, 2014.[2] The smartwatch can be modified to run Android.[citation needed]

Its successor, the Samsung Gear S2, was released on October 2, 2015.



The Gear S is similar to older versions of the Samsung Galaxy Gear although it does come with some new additions. The Samsung Gear S has a curved 2.0 inch Super AMOLED screen at 360×480 pixels. It has a Dual Core 1.0 GHz processor and runs the Tizen operating system. As with the Galaxy Gear 2, the Gear S includes 512 MB RAM and 4 GB internal storage as well as a 300 mAh Li-ion battery.

Using a 3G module the watch itself is able to connect to the Internet,[3] make phone calls and send SMSs without needing a phone. It was the first wearable device to include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity.[4]

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