Samsung blings up Gear S with Swarovski crystals

Swarovski edition Samsung Gear SSamsung last week unveiled its latest smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S. It has now unveiled a “Swarovski for Samsung” version of the 3G connected smartwatch’s strap. It uses a new Swarovski product called Crystal Fine Mesh and is adorned with Swarovski cut crystals. The crystals are in fact integrated directly into the Strap’s metal mesh “making it one of the most exclusive products in the Swarovski assortment.”

“One of the key aspects in wearable devices is providing diverse options for consumers to freely express their own taste and style,” said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung. “Our ongoing collaboration with Swarovski as demonstrated in the new Gear S Strap, allows us to stay ahead of trends and on the cutting-edge of design and style.”

Here is a reminder of the Samsung Gear S’ specifications:

  • Processor:1.0GHz dual-core
  • Operating system: Tizen based wearable platform
  • Cellular connectivity: dual-band 3G
  • Other connectivity: A-GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1
  • Display: 2.0-inch (360×480) Super AMOLED
  • RAM: 5.12MB
  • Internal storage: 4GB
  • External storage: None
  • Rear-facing camera: None
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, heart rate, ambient light, UV, barometer
  • Battery: 300mAh
  • Dimensions: 58.3 × 39.8 × 12.5 millimeters
  • Colours: Blue Black, Pure White

The  Swarovski Gear S Strap will be available on the Samsung online store and at experience stores starting in October. Pricing was not announced.

Samsung and Swarovski will also offer back covers for “Samsung’s next flagship device,” namely the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 which will be unveiled tomorrow at Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2.

Source : Samsung Tomorrow