As expected, Samsung has just announced the long-rumored Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, ready for paring with Galaxy devices, it can be used to take calls and access various areas of your smartphone.

Featuring a 1.63 inch Super AMOLED display with a 320 x 320 pixel resolution, and a strap-mounted camera that can capture low res shots and 10 second 720p videos, the Gear features a 1.9 megapixel BSI sensor with an auto-focus lens.

The smartwatch will also support its own applications, with 70 partner programs at launch, you can access services like Evernote, Path and even fitness apps or if you prefer, eBay.

At launch it will only work with the Note 3 and the Note 10.1, but Samsung will be bringing functionality to the S III, S IIII and Note 2 in October, requiring the Android 4.3 update to work.

Gear will also be able to access services on your phone including S Voice and Find My Device, there’s also a pedometer, 800MHz processor, 315mAh battery, two built-in mics with noise cancellation, a speaker, Bluetooth 4.0, an accelerometer and a gyroscrope, there’s also 4GB of storage and 512MMB of RAM.

Gear will be available later this month worldwide, however no pricing has been announced yet.

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