Recent reports suggested that Samsung would be throwing off some numbers from Samsung Galaxy Gear price tag – “The smartwatch unveiled by the tech giant last year in September”. We tried to find if this galaxy gear price dropping news was really true or not.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Price Dropped in India
Samsung official site [India] which was earlier listing the Samsung Galaxy Gear Price as 22,990, has now revised the price listing and now marks up at Rs 19,075. After a bit of math one can easily see galaxy gear price dropping by Rs 3,915.
Is this price drop appreciable ?
To answer this question, well, I personally think that this price drop is appreciable. Dropping it by approx 7,700 INR, it really makes up its position for being opted by more number of people for their wishlist. However, Number of supported device are very limited. so this would not make much difference though.
As of now Samsung’s Smartwatch – Galaxy Gear works only with Samsung’s smartphones running on Android 4.3 and above. Samsung claimed to have sold 8,00,000 units globally though it didn’t mark up dedicated figure of sale for India.
Very often we see some news in Rumour Zone popping out news which makes us intuitive. the recent buzz suggest that soon we will be meeting the next version of Galaxy Gear – That is Galaxy Gear 2. Also the buzz zone is filled up with “Apple being working on an iOS based smartwatch”. Though none of them are officially confirmed but still these are something which are something acceptable. The only thing not known is that when they will be official.
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 is said to be including more functions and supports a wide range of devices. However till the time it will be released, Android JellyBean would be the least Android OS version, a majority of Android smartphone would be running on. And also any version before JellyBean would already feel outdated as 4.4 update have already started rolling out and reports suggest that 1.4% of smartphones are already running this version.
We would though wait for official news before stating up words of surity.