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Deal of the day: Galaxy Gear's price at Best Buy slashed in half

0. phoneArena 14 Feb 2014, 09:19 posted on

If you are in the market for a wearable, Best Buy's deal for today might be exactly what you are looking for – the retailer has halved the price of the Samsung Galaxy Gear wearable. Only today, the gadget can be yours for no more or less than $149.99...

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posted on 14 Feb 2014, 09:52

1. kwn0602 (Posts: 6; Member since: 10 Dec 2013)


Next gen of gal gear is coming for sure.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 10:55

2. Zenzui (Posts: 79; Member since: 13 Feb 2012)


Only if this is water proof. It could had made some people to buy it more than what they expected.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 11:52

3. KillgoreTroutTime (Posts: 333; Member since: 06 Jan 2014)


actually they didn't expect much. The first Gear was like a beta test. The 2nd Gear is what they expect to sell a lot of.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 13:07

4. AntiFanBoyz (Posts: 98; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)


not sure if you're aware but the gear is rated to handle direct exposure to water jets. So washing your hands or even taking a shower are probably OK with the gear on. Just don't go swimming.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 14:59

6. maherk (Posts: 1023; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


Just went there and got myself one, for 149 that was a deal you can't miss. Btw, they have the deal running on all colors except for the dark gray one.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 20:22

7. Taters (Posts: 3229; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


It would haven been tempting to just play around with if it was compatible with my Nexus 5. Unfortunately it's not though.

posted on 14 Feb 2014, 20:28

8. maherk (Posts: 1023; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


It is compatible, there is a forum on xda where they made it possible for it to run on almost any device running 4.1+

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