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Samsung Gear Live: New Android Wear Smartwatch Reviewed

Looking like a repurposed Gear 2 Neo, the latest Samsung smartwatch ditches Tizen

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The Gear Live Samsung (SSNLF) smartwatch was one of two devices that featured prominently at the Recent Google (GOOG) I/O 2014 developer conference, where it was handed out to attendees.

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Source: Samsung

It has been on retailer shelves for several weeks now, along with the LG G Watch (reviewed here).

Samsung’s third kick at the growing smart watch market in the past year (after last years’ Galaxy Gear, then the Gear 2/Gear 2 Neo) is also the third different operating system the company has tried in its wearables. The original Galaxy Gear shipped with Android, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo use Tizen (Samsung’s own mobile OS) and the Samsung Gear Live is powered by Android Wear.

Is this latest Samsung smartwatch better than previous generations? Should you pick the Gear Live over the Tizen-based Gear 2/Gear 2 Neo? Our review of the Gear Live, the new Android Wear-powered Samsung smartwatch will help you answer those questions.

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