Samsung Announces the Gear S Smartwatch

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  1. dgstorm

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    Just as predicted, Samsung also announced their Gear S Smartwatch. The defining characteristic of the Gear S is that it has its own nano-SIM card and 3G connection so it can be used as a replacement for your smartphone.

    After an initial setup through a Samsung smart phone, the Gear S can operate exclusively as your smartphone. You can also text and use apps. It uses the Tizen OS for all of its functionality and has a 2-inch curved display.

    It also includes several health sensors to be used as a fitness device.
     
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    Looks and sounds a lot better than their first go round.
     
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    Still a round face would have been a better idea. Maybe they will get it right next time.
     
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    What's wrong with a rectangular face? :)

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    I actually like the look, it is obvious they combined the gear fit with the gear watch as many loved the look of the fit.
     
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    I thought the two images up top were Lg's!?
    Am I confused maybe?
     
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    Computer based images fit better in a rectangular screen device, that's why your PC, Tablet, Smartphone, TV is rectangular. I actually like they new Samsung smartwatch design.
     
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    But this is a watch first and everything else second. There is a reason why real watch companies produce round faces and not square, rectangle or triangle.
     
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    Why? Citizen, Seiko, Bulova, and even Rolex make square face watches. Are they not "real" watch companies?

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