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Samsung clocks inside with all the Galaxy Gear smart observe

The Galaxy Gear is not any longer merely a rumour. The Android-powered smart observe is real, plus Samsung has mentioned it is accessible all over the world about 25 September, with all the US plus Japan waiting till October.

The Galaxy Gear with Samsung smartphone.
(Credit: Josh Miller/CNET)

The Gear has a 1.63-inch, 320x320-pixel super AMOLED screen encircled with a metal frame, plus comes with a 1.9-megapixel camera embedded into the band.

As expected, the Gear initial plus foremost syncs with all the Galaxy family of phones plus pills, permitting we to control music or check e-mail through the Gear's touchscreen.

There might 70 apps customised for the Gear at release, including Evernote plus Pinterest.

However, the Gear usually initially just function with all the Galaxy Note 3. Samsung has mentioned a software update is accessible following release, that will add compatibility to the S4 plus Note 2.

At the release inside Berlin, Samsung gave pricing because US$299. Locally, Samsung told CNET Australia which the Gear "is launching inside Australia shortly — pricing plus supply info is created accessible closer to the release date". It's unclear whether this signifies Australia is included inside the 25 September release date.