And just like that, the smart-watch race just heated up! Today, Samsung revealed their Galaxy Gear. The Galaxy Gear sports a 1.63-inch AMOLED display, an 800 MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and can apparently last a full day on its 315 mAh battery with regular use. “Great, yet another device to keep charged,” we hear you saying. Hear us out. You can make and receive hands-free calls via the Galaxy Gear, receive text message and e-mail notifications, dictate new e-mails, issue S Voice commands to your connected Samsung phone, set alarms and check the weather. Still not convinced? You can also capture 1.9 megapixel still images and 10-second video clips at 720p with sound. Quite a few apps will be available at launch including RunKeeper, MyFitnessPal, along with social media apps like Path. According to Samsung, around 70 optimized apps will be available at launch.¬†Launches September 25th, $299, comes in 6 unique colors.

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