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Samsung Galaxy Gear

Knowledge Identifier: $Samsung_Galaxy_Gear

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Samsung Galaxy Gear

Smartwatch that was announced on September 4, 2013 by Samsung at Samsung Unpacked Episode 2 in Berlin add

Category: Business (10)

Launched in 2013.

Countries: (80%), Republic of Korea (20%)

Main connections: Samsung, Samsung Gear 2, Reuters

Linked to: Samsung, Apple Inc., Pixel density, Kickstarter

 

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2013

In an interview with the "Korea Times" publication on 27 August 2013, Lee Young-hee confirmed that the Galaxy Gear will be announced September 4, prior to the IFA Consumer Electronics fair add something

 

The "Bloomberg" website states that "two people familiar with the matter" claimed that Samsung will introduce a wristwatch-like device named the "Galaxy Gear" on September 4, 2013, two days before the Berlin IFA consumer electronics show add something

 

In November 2013, Reuters reported from company sources that 800,000 Galaxy Gears had been sold worldwide; however, the Korean news agency Yonhap disputed the claim, believing that the numbers actually referred to units shipped and not units sold add something

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In December 2013, Samsung began rolling out Android 4,3 for the S III, adding user interface features backported from the Galaxy S4, and support for the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch


2014

As only Android 4,3 and later offer native support for Bluetooth LE, only the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, the first Samsung devices to ship with 4,3, were supported by the Galaxy Gear on launch add something

 

Samsung Gear 2 - Unveiled on February 22, 2014 at Mobile World Congress, the Gear 2 line is a successor to the Samsung Galaxy Gear

 

The Gear's successor was revealed on February 23, 2014, it is called the Gear 2 add something

 

The Gear's successor, the Gear 2, was released on April 11, 2014 add something

 

Originally released as an Android-based device, Samsung replaced the operating system with Tizen through a May 2014 software update add something

 

On May 30, 2014, Samsung released the version 2,2 firmware update for the Galaxy Gear through its Kies desktop software add something