Samsung Gear S
|Release date||November 7, 2014|
|Operating system||Android (modification only)|
|CPU||Dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor|
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. The smartwatch can be modified to run Android.
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, make phone calls and send SMSs without needing a phone. It was the first wearable device to include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity.
- Wearables Samsung Gear S
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- "Samsung Gear 3 will come with a curved screen and 3G". Retrieved 28 August 2014.
- Creating the Gear S wasn't easy but thats the beauty of it. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
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