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800,000 Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatches Sold In Two Months

Galaxy-Gear-008-Set1-Side_SixSamsung has announced that it has managed to sell 800,000 of its Galaxy Gear smartwatches, since the device first went on sale two months ago.

Samsung is the biggest TV manufacturer in the world, and also the largest smartphone manufacturer. According to the company, they have also outperformed predicted figures for the sale of their smartwatch, the recently released Samsung Galaxy Gear. However, there are some questions raised regarding the validity of the figures, and the watch itself has come in for some reasonably harsh criticism since its launch.

On release, even Samsung said that the 1.63” device needed some work, comparing it to a green tomato. Reviewers were equally critical, especially because it is expensive and it does require a Note or similar Samsung Galaxy device in order to enjoy the full functionality that it offers. Continue reading