Samsung Gear Live Overview Updated June 28, 2016

Samsung Gear Live

See All Stories

26 'Samsung Gear Live' stories

June 2014 - June 2016


Samsung unveiled the Gear Live as one of the first products running the Android Wear OS, and it launched at Google I/O 2014 alongside the LG G Watch. Just like the other early Android Wear watches, the Gear Live doesn’t pack the most impressive specs. It features a 1.63-inch display, 4 GB of storage, a heart rate monitor, and a 300 mAh battery.

Samsung Gear Live Stories June 6, 2016

samsung-gear-live-android-wear

Update 6/8: More watches are now receiving Android Wear 1.5, including the second generation Moto 360 and Moto 360 Sport. Release notes on Motorola’s website point to security and stability improvements, as well as enhancements for Moto Body.

Android Wear 2.0 will introduce a bevy of new features for users and developers when it is released in Q4 of 2016. Before that major update, however, it appears that a more incremental version of Wear is rolling out. Several Samsung Gear Live users have already received Android Wear 1.5 and are only seeing minor changes.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 24, 2016

samsung-gear-live-android-wear

Update: Samsung has refuted the Fast Company article in a statement: “We disagree with Fast Company’s interpretation. Samsung has not made any announcement concerning Android Wear and we have not changed our commitment to any of our platforms.” In terms of commitment, Samsung has shown little towards Android Wear in the past two years. However, the company likely wants to keep the possibility of making future Wear devices open.

Despite being one of the launch partners for Android Wear in 2014, Samsung will no longer make Android Wear devices. Talking to Fast Company, Samsung says no devices are in the works or being planned. The company will instead focus on using Tizen OS for wearables.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories December 21, 2015

Deal: Get a fully-capable Galaxy Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch for just $80

If you’re looking to grab a smartwatch for an Android lover this holiday season, but would prefer something closer to a stocking stuffer than jewelry, this is your chance. DailySteals is offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch for just $79.99, and shipping to get it to your doorstep before Christmas should only be a couple bucks more.

While some of the latest Android Wear hardware does add a speaker (which has yet to be actually enabled by the software), the experience on the latest devices isn’t much different than when the platform first launched. The Galaxy Gear Live debuted Android Wear alongside the LG G Watch R, and it’s still a fully-capable smartwatch for someone looking to dip their toes.

For more great deals in the days leading up to Christmas, be sure to check out our roundup of last-minute picks for the Android lover.

Samsung Gear Live Stories December 4, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Dell Venue 8 $100, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 $300, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Dell Venue 8 tablet 2GB RAM 32GB flash: $100 shipped (Reg. $200) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Tab S (T800) 32GB 10.5” tablet: $300 shipped (Reg. $400+) | A4C

Amazon is giving away a year of unlimited cloud storage to anyone who downloads a free app4K Smart UHDTVs: Samsung 48-inch 60Hz $500 (Reg. $700+), LG 55-inch 120Hz $698 (Reg. $800+), more

Samsung Android Wear-powered Gear Live: $80 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

LG G Watch R Android Wear watch: $180 shipped (Reg. $290) | eBay

9to5Google Gift GuidesStephen, Abner, and Cam’s favorite Chrome and Android-powered products

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Brother compact Laser printer: small enough to hide, ink lasts forever: $40 shipped

GoPro HERO4 Session Action Camera w/ free mount + 32GB microSD card: $200 shipped (~$325 value)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Host a Christmas party that doesn’t suck with these rowdy adult board games

App Store Free App of the Week: Monument Valley goes free (Reg. $4)

TextExpander 5 for Mac, award-winning productivity app now $22 (Orig. $45)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Anova Culinary updates its sous vide Precision Cooker w/ Wi-Fi  for cooking away from home

Samsung Gear Live Stories December 3, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Samsung Gear Live $80, Jabra MOVE Bluetooth Headphones $60, Quadcopter w/ HD Camera $39, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

 

Samsung Android Wear-powered Gear Live: $80 shipped (Reg. $150) | eBay

Bluetooth Headphones: AUSDOM M04 Over-Ears $30 (Reg. $43), Jabra MOVE On-ears $60 (Reg. $90), more

Daily Deals: 6-axis Gyro RC Quadcopter w/ HD Camera $39, Energy Bookshelf Speakers pair $100more

LG G Watch R Android Wear watch: $180 shipped (Reg. $290) | eBay

9to5Google Gift Guide: Stephen, Abner, and Cam’s favorite Chrome and Android-powered products

9to5Google Gift Guide: Great Android phones at Black Friday prices

9to5Google Gift GuideThe best Chromebooks for everyone

9to5Google Gift Guide: These are the best Android wearables

9to5Google Gift GuideNovelty swag presents for the ultimate Android fan in your life

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Knock out a huge chunk of your Xmas list with Razor sale at Amazon, scooters start at $14, electric ride-ons $19, go cartsmore

Host a Christmas party that doesn’t suck with these rowdy adult board games

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Free PS Plus Games for December: Far Cry 3, Gaunlet Slayer Edition, more

Free Xbox Live Gold Games for December: Thief, Adventures of Van Helsing, Sacred 3, more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Sugr Cube enters the fray of Wi-Fi speakers with touch-based controls & a myriad of sources

Samsung Gear Live Stories December 1, 2015

gift-guide-2015

Android Wear smartwatches may not be as much of a “hot gift” this year as the Apple Watch is, but if you have friends without an iPhone, going with an Android-based smartwatch is pretty much your only option if you want to gift them a wearable. There are a lot of options to pick from across many different price points, but we’re here to help you pick out the perfect combo of fashion and tech for your loved one… expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories November 25, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Galaxy S6 Edge $460, Samsung Gear Live $79, Black Friday deals

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Heads up! During Black Friday/Cyber Monday you’re going to have to follow us on Twitter to get the best deals since many sell out too quickly to post.

TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32 GB (unlocked): $460 shipped (Reg. $600) | eBay

Deal: Samsung’s Android Wear-powered Gear Live is now just $79

ASUS Chromebox 1.7GHz/4GB/16GB: $199 or $175 w/ Visa Checkout (Reg. $230)

ASUS Chromebook 1.8GHz/2GB/16GB: $210 or $190 w/ Visa Checkout (w/ code VCOBF15) (Reg. $250)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7-Inch Tablet (16 GB): $230 shipped (Reg. $300) | Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7-Inch, Black): $120 shipped (Reg. $180) | Amazon

9to5Google Gift Guides: Stephen and Cam’s favorite Chrome and Android-powered products

Cyber Monday Ad Roundup: What to expect from Target, Best Buy, Walmart and others

Amazon releases its Cyber Monday strategy with rotating deals every five minutes

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Free downloads via Amazon: dozens of songs, movies, TV episodes, apps and eBooks

BLACK FRIDAY AD LEAKS & NEWS:

Best of Black Friday – Streaming Media Players: Apple TV 64GB $180, Roku SE $20, 2-Pack Chromecast (2nd gen) $50more

Best of Black Friday – Smart Home: Nest Thermostat $250 + $50 GC, Philips Hue kit $130

Best of Black Friday – HDTVs: 40-inch from $149, Samsung 55-inch Smart $580 (Reg. $1,200), more

Best of Black Friday – iPads, Tablets and e-readers: iPad Air 2 from $360, Amazon Fire $35 (Reg. $50)more

Best of Black Friday – Games: Xbox One/PS4 console bundles, deep discounts on games, more

Best of Black Friday – wearables: Fitbit Flex $59/Charge $90/more, $100 off Apple Watch, Android smartwatchesmore

Best Buy’s Black Friday ad brings deals on Apple Watch, Macs, HDTVs, games & more!

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Pebble Time iOS/Android Smartwatch: $130 shipped (Reg. $200)

Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11ac Wireless Router (refurbished): $100 shipped (Orig. $199)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Unboxing and Review: Star Wars Battlefront limited edition PS4 is out of this galaxy [Video]

Mohu launches a “high-end” speaker with built-in Android display, save 10%

Deal: Samsung’s Android Wear-powered Gear Live is now just $79

When Android Wear was initially unveiled as a smartwatch platform, only a couple of manufacturers were ready with hardware right at the outset. LG had the plastic square G Watch, and Samsung had the Android-based version of its pre-existing Galaxy Gear. Of those two, the Gear Live was certainly the more appealing.

As new companies jump onboard and new watches are released, that usually means tasty discounts for the old gadgets. In this case, it’s a very healthy discount. Samsung’s Gear Live is available now from a trusted seller on eBay for just $79.

If you’re an Android user who isn’t certain on the benefits of having a wearable connected device (or a smartwatch), snagging an older generation for little outlay is a fairly safe way of testing the water. Sure, you won’t get the sharpest screen, the fastest processor or the classiest design, but you will get a very basic taster for what Android Wear is like to use every day. It’ll certainly save you from spending $250 or more on something like the Moto 360, Huawei Watch or recently released Fossil Q Founder.

It might even make a decent stocking-stuffer to go alongside some of our other favorite ideas for holiday gifts. Of course, be sure to keep an eye out on 9to5Toys’ Black Friday Deals page for up to date news on all the best deals over the next week.

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 26, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Moto 360 $150, Samsung 500GB SSD $150, Lumsing Bluetooth speakers $11, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Motorola Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch: $150 shipped (Reg. $250)

Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid State Drive: $150 shipped (Reg. $180+)

Two rugged, highly-rated Bluetooth speakers from Lumsing: $11 Prime Shipped (Reg. $24+)

 

Anker Ultra-Slim Mini Bluetooth Keyboard for Mac, iPad, Apple TV, Android, PC more: $13 Prime shipped

Giveaway: Intrepid’s Journeyman messenger bag worth $379 is great for work or play

More new gear from today:

Home: Philips Men’s grooming products/shavers from $23, waterproof/floating LED flashlight $5 (Reg. $10), more

Games/Apps: amiibo figures 3 for $30, Sleep Cycle alarm clock $2 (Reg. $5), Bonza Word Puzzle goes free, more

More deals still alive:

30% off accessories from T-Mobile: Logitech Megaboom speaker $216, Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6 $76, more

New products & more:

This origami style kayak unfolds and has you in the water in 10 minutes

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 22, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Aukey Quick Charger $11, 32 GB LG G2 (unlocked) $160, Belkin 30% off sitewide, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

18W Qualcomm Certified Quick Charge 2.0 Charger: $11 Prime shipped (Reg. $16) w/ code LUMB8LHS

Acer 11.6-inch Chromebook (C710-2856): $138 shipped (Reg. $249)

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch SM-R382 Android Wear: $110 shipped (Reg. $200)

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: ViewSonic HD home theater projector $500, magnetic iPhone air vent mounts from $6, more

Memorial Day Fashion: Save an extra 30% at Ralph Lauren, up to 50% off at Banana Republic, J.Crew, Lucky, many more

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale up to 40% off Burberry, Lacoste, Under Armour, more

More deals still alive:

Samsung Soundbar $200 (Orig. $400), Harmon Kardon 5.1-ch speakers $199 (Orig. $599)

New products & more:

Retro Freak plays original game cartridges from 11 throwback consoles

Phree stylus works on nearly any surface & doubles as a headset for phone calls

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 21, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G2 (unlocked) $140, Galaxy Note 3 (unlocked) $250, Dell 22-inch monitor $90, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Acer 11.6-inch Chromebook (C710-2856): $138 shipped (Reg. $249)

Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 16GB unlocked GSM: $220 shipped (Reg. $300)

 

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch SM-R382 Android Wear: $110 shipped (Reg. $200)

More new gear from today:

iClever Bluetooth 4.0 Hands-Free Car Kit + Dual USB Car Charger $25 Prime shipped (Reg. $30)

Portable Bluetooth Speakers: Urge Soundbrick $19 (Reg. $30), Aukey Muse $20 (Reg. $36), more

More deals still alive:

DODOcase handcrafted iPad and iPhone cases 40% off: iPad mini slim case $20, iPhone 6 wallet sleeve $25, more

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale up to 40% off Burberry, Lacoste, Under Armour, more

New products & more:

Arduboy is a fully programmable, classic gaming console the size of a credit card

 

Hitachi’s new wireless speakers bests SONOS on price and overall features

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 20, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Verizon Moto G $20, Acer 11-inch Chromebook $138, Roku 3 w/ voice search $90, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Verizon prepaid Motorola Moto G (black): $20 shipped (Reg. $99.99)

Acer 11.6-inch Chromebook (C710-2856): $138 shipped (Reg. $249)

Roku discounts each of its streaming media players by $10, new Roku 3 w/ voice search down to $90 shipped

Lenovo N21 Chromebook N2840 2.16GHz Celeron: $180 shipped (Reg. $220)

Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 16GB unlocked GSM: $220 shipped (Reg. $300)

Refurbished Acer White 11.6″ CB3-111-C8UB Chromebook: $130 shipped (Reg. $140)

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch SM-R382 Android Wear: $110 shipped (Reg. $200)

Extendable Selfie Stick for Android smartphones $5 Prime shipped (Reg. $18)

More new gear from today:

Now any Xbox One can receive over-the-air HD channels with this new bundle from Microsoft

  • New! Games/Apps: Living Earth, Ninja Turtles Rooftop Run & Duet Game $1 ea, more
  • New! 4-Port 48W/9.6A Smart USB Car Charger $9 (Reg. $13), more
  • New! NETGEAR Essentials Edition 500 Mbps Powerline Starter Kit $30 (Orig. $45)

More deals still alive:

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked) GSM: $600 shipped w/ code CDTECH10 (Reg. $899)

Samsung Solid State Drives: 850 EVO 250GB $90 (Reg. $100+), 850 Pro 512GB$239(Reg. $300)

New products & more:

LINKA will keep your bike secure and unlock it when you walk up with your phone

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 19, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Lenovo Chromebook $180, Galaxy S4 (unlocked) $220, Acer Chromebook $130, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Lenovo N21 Chromebook N2840 2.16GHz Celeron: $180 shipped (Reg. $220)

Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-M919 16GB unlocked GSM: $220 shipped (Reg. $300)

Refurbished Acer White 11.6″ CB3-111-C8UB Chromebook: $130 shipped (Reg. $140)

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch SM-R382 Android Wear: $110 shipped (Reg. $200)

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked) GSM: $600 shipped w/ code CDTECH10 (Reg. $899)

Samsung Solid State Drives: 850 EVO 250GB $90 (Reg. $100+), 850 Pro 512GB $239(Reg. $300)

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: Dell 28-inch Ultra HD 4K Monitor $299, more

  • New! M-Audio 61-key Oxygen Series bus-powered MIDI keyboard $123 shipped (Reg. $200)
  • New! Games/Apps: Far Cry 4 Kyrat Edition $71, Watch Dogs, Evolve, Destiny (pre-owned) from $10, more

More deals still alive:

The best-selling GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera is on sale for $329 shipped (Reg. $400)

Two SONOS PLAY:1 Wireless Powered Speakers: $349 ($398 value)

New products & more:

A one man Swedish design studio made a retro style arcade cabinet that looks like it belongs in an art museum

Narrative’s Clip 2 wearable camera for iOS and Android is available for pre-order today

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 18, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Samsung Gear Live $110, GoPro HERO4 $329, Galaxy S6 (unlocked) $600, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch SM-R382 Android Wear: $110 shipped (Reg. $200)

The best-selling GoPro HERO4 Silver Action Camera is on sale for $329 shipped (Reg. $400)

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked) GSM: $600 shipped w/ code CDTECH10 (Reg. $899)

Amazon free app of the day: Word to Word (Mega) (Reg. $2)

Samsung Solid State Drives: 850 EVO 250GB $90 (Reg. $100+), 850 Pro 512GB $239 (Reg. $300)

Daily Deals: Mono Laser Printer $50, Logitech K400 Wireless Keyboard $17more

More new gear from today:

Lumsing Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $16 (Reg. $24), 4-port 4.2A USB wall charger $9 (Reg. $13)

More deals still alive:

Marvel Unlimited: 1-month free access to over 15,000 comics on any of your devices

New products & more:

BrakePack smart backpack keeps bicyclists safe on the road

The Nuimo Smart Home Interface aims to take control of your SONOS, lighting and other IoT devices

Samsung Gear Live Stories May 14, 2015

imageThe Samsung Gear Live was one of the first Android Wear devices to launch (alongside the LG G Watch), but now—almost a year later—the device is no longer available for purchase through the online Google Store. It’s “no longer available for purchase,” according to its product listingexpand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories August 2, 2014

header-anroid-wear-review

When Android Wear was first announced, I was very impressed. Aside from Google Glass, Android Wear and its associated devices is Google’s first major step into the wearables market for consumers. Let’s be honest, Glass came around a bit too early and it’s definitely not ready for mass consumption.

LG, Samsung, and Motorola jumped on the Android Wear train and so far, we’ve seen a couple of different smartwatches hit the market. The G Watch and Gear Live are our first Android Wear devices and I’ve been getting to know them over the past few weeks. This my experience…

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 17, 2014

PSA: Samsung can’t replace your Gear Live charging cradle — yet

If you happen to be an early adopter of the Samsung Gear Live smartwatch, you might want to be especially careful with your charging cradle. When a Gear Live owner named Mike reached out to Samsung Support USA on Twitter, he was regretfully informed that Samsung does not have Gear Live accessories available on their end yet. 

samsung-gear-live-android-wear (704×613) 2014-07-04 10-27-21 2014-07-04 10-27-23

According to a new report out of The Information, the already tense relationship between Samsung and Google has begun to worsen thanks to both of their own lines of wearables. The report claims that Google CEO Larry Page and Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee took part in an a “tense” private meeting at the Allen & Co. conference last week in Sun Valley. The meeting reportedly centered around Page being frustrated that Samsung was investing more in its smartwatches running Tizen than the ones running Android Wear.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 16, 2014

lead-wear-image

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could tell your watch to change the temperature, turn on/off lights, or perform various tasks on your computer? Well, thanks to Android Wear and some third party services, you can transform existing smart devices around your house into fully automated tasks using a device like the Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360, or LG G Watch.

The process will slightly vary between different Android devices and “smart” devices in your house, but we’ve put together the groundwork necessary so that you can build on these ideas in your own home. The setup procedure is a bit more than some people would like to go through, but in the end saying simple commands from a smartwatch to control things in your house is absolutely worth it.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 8, 2014

iphone6.Still033

Android Wear devices are finally here and the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are the first two available, arriving just before the Moto 360’s release later this summer. These two Android Wear smartwatches pave the way for similar devices in the future and set somewhat of a standard that can be improved upon.

Today we’re taking a closer look at both smartwatches, but if you’d like to see a comparison between the two, be sure to check out our previous article here or our initial Android Wear review. Meanwhile, let’s pop open these boxes and go hands-on with the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live. Check out our video overview below.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 7, 2014

samsung-gear-live-android-wear (704×613) 2014-07-04 10-27-21 2014-07-04 10-27-23

As more and more Android Wear devices start to trickle out to the public, a somewhat major bug has been discovered by the folks at Android Police. According to users of the G Watch and Gear Live, there is currently no way to install paid apps onto the devices. Normally, Android Wear apps are installed to the watch from the user’s phone, via Bluetooth. Apps that cost money, however, are not installing on Android Wear devices.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 4, 2014

PSA: Samsung Gear Live smartwatches are now shipping

Yesterday, LG G Watch smartwatches started shipping to anxious US customers. And today, the other side of the Android Wear launch pair is hitting the roads. Many customers are reporting that their Samsung Gear Live smartwatches, which were supposed to ship “by the 8th” according to Google Play, have already left the warehouse.

Samsung Gear Live Stories July 2, 2014

Google tonight made a pair of enhancements to the Play Store for the lucky people with an Android Wear device. First off, the company has released the official Android Wear companion app for Android. This app connects with your Android Wear device (i.e. the Gear Live or G Watch) and allows you to control voice action preferences, adjust notification settings, and configure various other settings for your watch.

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories June 30, 2014

Sequence 01.Still006

Recently at Google I/O 2014, LG and Samsung launched their new Android Wear smartwatches. The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are available now on the Google Play Store, but which one should you buy? Both devices have differences and similarities and today we’re taking a quick look at all of them. Check out our comparison video below for a closer look…

expand full story

Samsung Gear Live Stories June 28, 2014

Samsung-Gear-Live-Android-Wear

I was debating which Android Wear watch to get at Google I/O between the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch. Sadly what won out overall was probably the look of the Gear Live (which looks like a Tizen-powered Gear 2 minus the camera and a few other minor details). Samsung’s offering also has heartbeat monitor and a higher resolution OLED display but LG has a bigger battery and LCD display (which didn’t help much with outside viewing from my brief usage).

I’ll say what everyone else was saying: We’d all rather have the Moto 360. But those come later this summer – which ends in September. Both the industrial design and the almost round face put the Moto 360 in another league but will probably put it in another price league as well. Both LG and Samsung will come in around $200.

How was the experience with the Samsung Gear Live? expand full story

Powered by WordPress VIP