gear-s-officialSamsung are adding to the “Gear” family. The Samsung Gear S will be the fourth watch in line to the smartwatches that have been put out by the South Korean communications giant. What makes the Gear S stand out from its preceding models is the curved nature of it that wraps around your wrist.

samsung-galaxy-gear-smartwatchThat is not the only or major difference on a device “that expands the smartphone experience to the wrist”. A 2 inch curved Super AMOLED display with essential widget and combined notification boards, the smart watch is packed with various applications, plus an on screen QWERTY keyboard.

samsung-galaxy-gearIt has 1.0 GHz dual Core processor, 512 MB RAM, 4GB internal memory, and Tizen based Wearable Plattform. It can accept calls with call forwarding, make calls as a standalone device, and has easy text input.

Samsung-Gear-S-smartwatch-2The apps can let you listen to music and receive calls effortlessly, give you a “turn by turn” navigation of locations and even UV information for those extra sunny days.

Samsung are planning a worldwide launch of the device in October, and Kenyans won’t be far behind in getting the product locally, according to internet rumours.

By Thomas Rajula