Samsung sells over 10,000 Gear S units on first day in Korea

Tuesday 11 November 2014 | 05:01 CET | News
Samsung Gear S sales topped 10,000 units on the first day of launch in South Korea, The Korea Bizwire reports. The Samsung Gear S smart wearable device was launched on 5 November through local operators SK Telecom and KT. The Gear S connected wearable from Samsung supports voice, messaging and data connectivity, enabling users to receive calls and texts when they do not have their smartphone nearby. Gear S features a curved display, making it easier for users to send and read text messages and dial numbers from their wrist. When a compatible Samsung smartphone is turned on and connected to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / Samsung / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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