The Samsung Galaxy Gear phone watch is a tool that keeps you connected without using your cell phone. Currently 12 states and the District of Columbia ban cell phone use for all drivers, and 41 states ban texting while driving. For a list of the states, click here.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear phone is compatible with existing cell phones: Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sprint Galaxy S 3, Boost Galaxy S 3, Virgin Mobile Galaxy S 3, AT&T Galaxy S4, AT&T Note 2, U.S. Cellular Note 2, Sprint Note 2, Sprint Galaxy S4, U.S. Cellular Galaxy S4, Verizon Galaxy S4, U.S. Cellular Galaxy S3, and AT&T Galaxy S3.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear watch provides notifications of texts, emails, and phone calls with a quick glance at your wrist. The watch has Smart Relay, a technology that automatically displays the same message on your phone for ease of access.
You can make and receive phone calls directly from your Galaxy Gear. The Galaxy watch uses simple voice commands to place calls, compose messages, activate features like the alarm and camera, schedule an event, or check the weather. This is accomplished with Samsung’s robust S Voice feature.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear watch also helps you keep track of your phone. You can use the Galaxy Gear to activate your phone’s sound remotely, so even if the phone is lost in the diaper bag, you can easily find it. The Galaxy Gear synchronizes with your phone, so you can use your phone to find the watch also.
A nice feature of the Galaxy device is the ability to keep your phone content secure. If you walk more than five feet away from your phone, the watch enables Autolock and automatically secures the phone. When you retrieve your phone, the watch lets your phone know it is safe to unlock.
You can use the Gear Manager app on your Galaxy device to change camera settings, customize and add new watch faces, enable or disable features, and organize your apps.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear phone watch has a 1.63-inch Super AMOLED display that makes it easy to read in sunlight, a 1.9MP Auto Focus camera, 4GB plus 512MB (RAM) of memory, an 800 MHz processor, is Bluetooth 4.0 compatible and has the ability to record video featuring a HD 720p recording.
With the Samsung Galaxy Gear phone watch, you do not have to keep track of your phone as you shop or enjoy dinner with friends. You can keep your phone in your purse or pocket and still stay connected with friends and family.