Samsung Unveils Gear S Smartwatch

By Jay Casteel  |  08/28/2014

Samsung Gear S Smartwatch

Samsung unveils the latest addition to its smart watch range: the Samsung Gear S.

Promising to bring more benefits of the smartphone experience to the wrist, the new model features a built-in 3G modem, allowing texts and calls without relying on a smartphone, WiFi or Bluetooth for connectivity. It also features a curved two-inch AMOLED screen; is powered by a dual-core 1GHz CPU, which runs a variant of the Tizen operating system; and GPS capabilities, heart rate and motion sensors.

The Samsung Gear S hits retailers this October.