August 1, 2014

Samsung Gear Live charging issues unfold

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Those early adopters of the Samsung Gear Live are seemingly regretting jumping on the bandwagon so early as early build quality issues are starting to come about, raising the question of if Samsung rushed the smartwatch out of production.

According to a number of users of attended Google I/O to obtain the device took to Google+ to voice their dissatisfaction:

This morning I removed the charging cradle from my watch and removed a chunk of watch at the same time, so now the cradle no-longer clips to the watch. This means that to charge the watch I need to strap the two things together and usb debugging is now completely impossible (you can’t use the watch with a strap across it’s face).

Another said:

The mechanism to hold the power supply in place broke after only 4 loading cycles. Even if i did see this coming, I expected it would last some month instead of days.

Those affected by the issues are yet to get really any help from Samsung, only to receive notification that they will receive instructions on how to get the device repaired in the next 48 hours.

Does this demonstrate the volatile nature of the Samsung smartwatch? We await Samsung’s reply.

Via: PhoneArena