Samsung Galaxy Gear review: Meet the smartwatch that simply tries too hard

At a Glance

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  • Samsung Galaxy Gear
    2/5
    $300.00
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    Hobbled by frustrating features from top to bottom, the Galaxy Gear demonstrates that the smartwatch dream is a work in progress.

At a Glance

Hobbled by frustrating features from top to bottom, the Galaxy Gear demonstrates that the smartwatch dream is a work in progress.

Price when rated: $300.00
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Pros

  • Ambitious vision of what a smartwatch can be
  • Effective camera app

Cons

  • Poor battery life
  • S Voice is unreliable
  • Expensive
  • Limited phone support
  • Ill-conceived app vision
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