Samsung Gear S with curved screen, Tizen OS and 3G announced

By Hardik Singh | Updated 28 Aug 2014
Samsung Gear S with curved screen, Tizen OS and 3G announced
  • Samsung has announced Tizen OS powered smartwatch Gear S with a curved AMOLED display

Korean tech giant Samsung has announced their latest smartwatch the Samsung Gear S. The watch boasts a curved AMOLED display and run on Samsung’s Tizen operating system. This is Samsung’s fourth Tizen powered smartwatch after the Galaxy Gear, Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo.

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The Samsung Gear S comes with curved AMOLED display spanning 2 inches and with a resolution of 360 x 480p. It is powered by a Dual core 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM. The watch comes with a 4GB of internal storage for your apps. The watch is IP67 certified, so it is dust resistant and waterproof which are a basic requirements of a watch.

The watch is powered by a 300mAh Li-ion battery on which Samsung quotes a two day of usage. The Gear S has 2G and 3G calling capabilities on its own and also offers bluetooth support. Besides Bluetooth the watch has Wifi and USB connectivity. The watch also offers a Heart rate monitor at its back.

Samsung also announced a bluetooth headphone accessory the Gear Circle. The wireless headphones work on bluetooth 3.0 technology and can be used to receive calls as the headphones have a built in microphone. With a 180mAh battery Samsung states nine hours of music playback or eleven hours of talk-time.

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