According to someone in the loop, the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch does not offer a built-in browser but is powered by Android 4.3 with the keyboard features disabled. With Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) connectivity, the watch can be used to run health related apps like heart monitors and blood pressure readers. Phone calls also can be made or taken. One area where consumers are going to want to see improvement is with the battery life on the watch which is said to last 24 hours with average use and 10 hours with more active use. The notifications take up the ee finished designntire screen of the watch with icons on top and a two line text on the bottom. Currently, Twitter tweets and Facebook messages aren't working on the prototypes.
Leaked picture of Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch was not showing the finished product. Image courtesy of Venture Beat
Those who were dismayed at the design of the watch in the picture leaked Sunday afternoon, will be happy to know that those thick bezels were hiding the real display of the watch. And yes, the Samsung Galaxy Gear does offer an accelerometer to make sure that the image on the display is always oriented correctly.
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