The much awaited Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch were launched todayat Samsung’s official launch event.The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will come in two versions, one with a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor and another with a massive 1.9 GHz Oct-core processor. The rest of the specifications reveal it to come with a 5.7 inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen, the latest Android 4.3 JellyBean, a 13 MP rear camera, a 2 MP front camera supporting full HD recording, 3 GB of RAM, a newly introduced IR connectivity option apart from the usual ones, 32/64 GB of user memory with an additional 64 GB microSD card support and a 3,200 mAh battery. Apart from these massive specifications, the Galaxy Note 3 will be coming with an ample amount of unique software capabilities, and especially for S-Pen, which includes Air command, Action memo, Scrapbook, Screen write, S Finder, Pen Window S Note, Multi-Window, Easy Clip and S Translator.
The latest product which was well awaited also was launched today in form of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The Galaxy Gear will come with an 800 MHz processor, a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED screen, a 1.9 MP Autofocus camera, Bluetooth connectivity, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, 2 Microphones, 1 Speaker, 4 GB of internal memory, 512 MB RAM and just 315 mAh of battery power. The Galaxy Gear would come pre loaded with about 70 apps which includes ebay, Atooma, Banjo, Glympse, Line, MyFitnessPal, Path, Pocket, RunKeeper, Triplt and Vivino Wine scanner. It also includes some of the Samsung services too like ChatON, Smart Relay, S Voice, Memographer, Voice Memo, Pedometer, MediaController and Safety Assistance. The Galaxy Gear would be available in Jet Black, Mocha Gray, Wild Orange, Oatmeal Beige, Rose Gold, and Lime Green colors. Though this looks as an overdose of technology, but we sure know that many of you would already be craving to get their hands on this device.
Samsing also announed that both of these devices would come to India on 25th of September. The price was revealed to be $299 for US, but we are guessing it be launched in India for around Rs 20,000. So, would you actually buy a smartwatch for Rs 20,000 and have a slave for your smartphone? Or you think these are becoming way too many devices for you to handle. Please do comment.