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Samsung Gear Live (SM-R382)

Samsung Gear Live (SM-R382)
alaScore 83

97 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews of Samsung Gear Live (SM-R382). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Smart Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Smart Watches the Samsung Gear Live (SM-R382) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Luke Edwards (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Gear Live review

 

The Samsung Gear Live is the company's first smartwatch to run on Google's Android Wear platform, but the third operating system that the Korean company has utilised throughout its sometimes experimental smartwatch campaign. Practice makes perfect...

Comfortable, well-sized, excellent screen, works with most Android devices, built-in heart rate sensor

Battery lasts a day at best, not enough watch faces, app access can be awkward, voice-centric control, Android Wear not the vision it could (and hopefully will) be

Of all the current Android Wear smartwatches on the market the Samsung Gear Live has the best design of the bunch. We like the idea of the Moto 360's round face, but some design blips on its behalf see the Samsung take top spot in the design ranks for...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Samsung Gear Live review

 

Is the Samsung Gear Live the best Android Wear watch?

Heart rate monitor included ; Sleeker than the G Watch ; Makes up for large phone size

Clasp hard to fasten ; Software needs tuning ; Battery life is awful

Expert review by: Matt Egan (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung Gear Live video review - cheap and well built Android Wear smartwatch offers array of features but terrible battery life

 

The Samsung Gear Live is an Android Wear smartwatch that costs one hundred and sixty pounds. That makes it a little cheaper than rival smartwatches such as the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch R.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Michael Sawh (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Gear Live

 

Samsung is the best Android Wear watch to buy for now…

Clean, attractive design ; Bright, vibrant screen ; Comfortable to wear with exchangeable straps

Problems syncing apps to Gear Live ; Only a day battery life ; Poor selection of watch faces ; Navigation still temperamental

It's not clear how involved Google was in the hardware development, but it can't be a coincidence that specs for the first two Android Wear smartwatches are so similar and will be interesting to see if the Moto 360 and future watches follow suit.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Samsung Gear Live review

 

Could it be fourth time's the charm for Samsung smartwatches?

Looks fairly premium ; Sharper screen than the G Watch ; Waterproof ; Compatible with all Androids (4.3 and above) ; Growing app selection

Charging cradle fail ; Not quite as comfortable as the LG ; One day battery life

Android Wear usefulness in a well-specced Samsung package - but it’s still not quite there yet

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Samsung Gear Live Review: In Depth

 

We review Samsung's Gear Live, its first foray into the wonderful world of Android Wear, although the hardware feels strangely familiar...DesignIf you have even the tiniest interest in smartwatches,…

Slick design ; Growing number of supported apps ; Changeable wrist band

Average battery life ; Annoying charging dock ; No IR blaster

Samsung’s Gear Live is one of the better-looking smartwatches out there, with a premium and sleek design, and it’s good to see Samsung embrace Android Wear instead of stubbornly sticking with Tizen.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Samsung Gear Live

 

Samsung Gear Live smartwatch : Samsung unveiled the Gear Live, powered by Android Wear. The Samsung Gear Live is a new Android wearable that gives you useful information when you need it most. The Samsung Gear Live offers a powerful mobile experience,...

Finally, the sleek Samsung Gear Live watch allows users to better manage their health and fitness with a built-in heart rate monitor that works seamlessly with multiple fitness apps. The Gear Live can be paired with any Android device running Android...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Hunter Skipworth (digitalspy.com)

Samsung Gear Live review: Android Wear makes all the difference

 

The Gear Live, unlike LG's G Watch, adds a bit of metal to its design, which results in a far more tempting package from a looks perspective at least.

We really can't believe we are saying this, but we are sold on the idea of Android Wear.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Christina Warren (mashable.com)

Android Wear Review: Google's Vision of the Smartwatch Isn't Quite Right

 

The first two smartwatches based on Android Wear are shipping now, but are they worth your money?

Voice recognition is fantastic ; Works with lots of Android devices ; Ecosystem has real potential

Current watches are unattractive ; Battery life is abysmal ; Software interface and customization are clunky

Android Wear has the potential to be great, but it still lags behind competitors in notifications, battery life and just telling the time.

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Eliane Fiolet (ubergizmo.com)

Samsung Gear Live Review

 

The Samsung Gear Live made its debut at Google I/O last week alongside the LG G Watch and Motorola Moto 360 (which is not available yet). All smartwatches run Google's operating system for wearables Android Wear and will pair with any mobile device...

Wearable Tech.

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Black
Colour of product:Black
Dust resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Housing colour:Black / Grey
Shape:Square
Waterproof: Yes

Other features

Colour of product:Black
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
USB port:N
Wi-Fi:N

Power

Battery Capacity:300
Battery Life:24

Storage

Flash memory:4
Internal RAM:512
RAM capacity:512

Technical Details

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Band colour:Black
Built-In Microphone:Y
Display diagonal:4.14 / 41.4
Display Resolution:320 x 320
Display Technology:SUPER AMOLED
Display Type:AMOLED / SAMOLED
Housing colour:Grey
Mobile operating systems supported:Android
Operating system installed:Android Wear 1.0
Processor frequency:1200
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant
Shape:Square

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:37.8 / 8.9
Thickness:13.7 / 5.64
Weight:59 / 65.2
Width:3.79 / 60