Samsung Gear Live smartwatch gets announced


Alongside the LG G Watch, Google announced another smartwatch at Google I/O today, and it rather surprisingly came from Samsung.

The Samsung Gear Live smartwatch utilises the Android Wear platform, and is pretty much the exact same as the company’s latest Gear 2 smartwatc, except it will work with any Android phone running version 4.3 or above.

Specs are as follows:


  • 1.63″ Super AMOLED (320×320) screen
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Powered by Android Wear OS
  • 1.2 GHz Processor
  • 4GB of internal memory
  • 300mAh Li-ion battery
  • IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate
  • 37.9×56.4×8.9mm
  • Weights 59g

The Samsung Gear Live will be available later today through the Google Play Store.