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Samsung Announces Gear Live running Android Wear

At the Google I/O developer conference, Google had announced the new Samsung Gear Live smartwatch running the latest Android Wear OS. Now, Samsung has officially announced the device and it features Super AMOLED display, dust and water resistance, a standard 22mm band and more.

Samsung Gear Live comes with a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED display with 320X320 resolution and runs on Android Wear. It has a 1.2Ghz processor with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. It also features a heart rate sensor which was first launched on Samsung Galaxy S5. The watch also comes with changeable strap with Black and Wine Red color options.


The Gear Live meets IP67, protecting the device against the effects of dust and water immersion and comes with a standard 22mm band, so users can change the band based on their preferences.


Here are the specifications of Samsung Gear Live




1.63” Super AMOLED (320 x 320)


Android Wear


1.2 GHz Processor

Google Services

Google Now, Google Voice, Google Maps & Navigation, Gmail, Hangouts



Notification (SMS, E-mail, etc.)
Heart Rate Monitor
IP67 Dust and Water Resistant
Changeable Strap, Color Options: Black and Wine Red


Bluetooth® v4.0 LE


Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate


RAM: 512MB

Storage: 4GB Internal Memory

Dimension /Weight

37.9 x 56.4x 8.9 mm, 59g


Standard Battery, Li-ion 300mAh

It will be available to order from June 25th through the Google Play Store (play.google.com/devices), and will subsequently go on sale in Samsung Retail Stores.


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