Samsung Gear Live smartwatch announced; available to order alongside LG G Watch later today

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Google has just quickly revealed the Samsung Gear Live smartwatch during their Android Wear demo at Google IO, and while they didn’t go too in-depth regarding its features and looks (it looks like a typical square smartwatch, really), they did drop one bit of nice info: it’ll be available to order in the Google Play Store later today. Google also announced that the LG G Watch would be available to order right alongside it.

What we won’t get right away is the Moto 360, unfortunately — Google announced that it would be available later this summer (to which the crowd let out a series of disappointing laughs and grunts). We’re still digging for pricing and shipping information so stay tuned!

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  • HeatFan786

    I hope the sdk, apks, apis, etc are available to convert the Galaxy Gear 1 to Android Wear.

  • Unorthodox

    Seeing how Samsung switched some Gear to TIzen all of the sudden makes me not want to spend $150-$300 on their other Gear.

    • Fel Pe

      Before Android Wear, Tizen was indeed the better OS for smart watches.

  • Marcos Peña

    The crowds reaction was hilarious. But I think it makes sense. No one would buy the G Watch or the Gear Live if the Moto was released at the same time.

    • Robabobbob

      Well that’s not true is it. The Moto being more expensive would make some people choose the others. Plus despite the fact I think the Moto has a slightly better aesthetic I simply prefer the more rectangular UI.

      • Marcos Peña

        I agree. I shouldn’t use blanket statements like “no one”.

  • J Cav the Great

    its called the Galaxy gear LIVE because the regular one is DEAD!!!!