Gear S added by Samsung Canada

Samsung Canada, one of the leading suppliers of mobile products to Canadian consumers, announced the latest GearSaddition to its innovative line of Gear wearables – the Gear S. Hitting the shelves of Samsung Brand Stores beginning November 14th, 2014 and rolling out to carriers and retailers throughout the month of November, the Gear S combines an elegant, curved design with 3G1 connectivity and allows users to do more on the go – with or without their smartphone².

“The Samsung Gear S defines the next level of wearables,” said Paul Brannen, Executive Vice President, Mobile Solutions, Samsung Canada. “Whether making calls, receiving calls, or keeping in touch and updated, the Gear S delivers the freedom and connectivity our consumers want – right on their wrists.”

More Freedom:

With access to 3G1, Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®, the remarkable Samsung Gear S keeps Canadians connected with or without their smartphone2, which makes checking up on calendar and app notifications, calls, and social networking easy and fast. The Gear S also makes staying connected easier since its charger cradle doubles as an extra 315 mAh battery pack and the device features Power Saving Mode, which changes the display to black and white and limits non-essential functions to maximize time between charges.

For Canadians looking for a great fitness companion, the Gear S is ideal thanks to enhanced multi-sensors and a built-in GPS. Plus, the Gear S offers even more control over everyday fitness by combining the device with a variety of apps, such as Nike+ and S Health3, helping consumers stay motivated while on the move.

More Than Meets the Eye:

Featuring a 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display, the Gear S delivers a rich and detailed viewing experience, brought to life through its beautiful and easy-to-use interface. With features such as Conversation View and Condensed Font, the Gear S gives the power to read messages and notifications with a single glance. The chic, curved design fits comfortably around the contours of the wrist and becomes an extension of the user’s personal style by giving the ability to customize screen options and interchangeable straps.

With over 1,000 apps already available in the Gear App Store, the Samsung Gear S offers even more ways to enjoy mobile freedom:

  • Location-based services like Turn-by-Turn navigation and Maps
  • View notifications from Facebook
  • QWERTY keyboard, continuous input and voice dictation, making text messages and emails easier

Pricing and Availability:

The Gear S will be available through major Canadian carriers and retailers beginning November 14, 2014 at an MSRP of CAD$399.99.

Samsung Gear S Product Specifications

Network

900/2100 or 850/1900 (3G)
900/1800 or 850/1900 (2G)

Display

2.0″ Super AMOLED (360 x 480)

AP

Dual core 1.0 GHz

OS

Tizen based wearable platform

Audio

Codec: MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
Format: MP3, M4A, AAC, OGG

Features

Communications:
– 2G, 3G Call, Bluetooth Call
– Contacts, Notifications, Messages, Emails, QWERTY Keyboard

Fitness:
– S Health, Nike+ Running

Information:
– Schedule, News, Navigation, Weather

Media:
– Music Player, Gallery

Others:
– S Voice, Find My Device, Power Saving Mode

IP67 Certified Dust and Water Resistant

Samsung Services

Samsung Gear Apps

Connectivity

WiFi®: 802.11 b/g/n, A-GPS/Glonass
Bluetooth®: 4.1
USB: USB 2.0

Sensor

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Heart Rate, Ambient Light, UV, Barometer

Memory

RAM: 512MB
Storage: 4GB Internal Memory

Dimension

39.9 x 58.1 x 12.5mm

67g(Blue Black), 84g(White)

Battery

300mAh Li-ion
Typical Usage 2days

  1. 3G coverage not available everywhere and requires a qualifying wireless plan. Consult your carrier for details.
  2. Initial pairing with a Samsung Galaxy device running Android 4.3 or greater required.
  3. This device and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease.

About Samsung Electronics Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for young minded consumers everywhere through innovation, stylish design and premium experiences. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the technology industry. In 2013, Samsung was ranked #8 in the Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands while the Canadian arm was named as one of Strategy Magazine’s 2013 Brands of the Year and Marketing Magazine’s 2012 Top 10 Marketers of the Year in Canada. Globally, Samsung employs 286000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion.

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