DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T1 confirmed it will add the Samsung Gear® S to its leading portfolio of devices and wearables in the fall of 2014. The Gear S is a connected next-generation wearable from Samsung that supports voice, messaging and data connectivity, so you can receive calls and texts even when you don't have your smartphone nearby2. Further details on pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.
Gear S features a curved display, making it easy to send and read text messages and dial numbers comfortably from your wrist. Leave your phone at home when you are going for a jog or running errands. When your compatible Samsung smartphone is turned on and connected to the AT&T network, incoming calls and messages will go to your Gear S, so you don't miss out. The S Health™ feature counts steps, maps out running trails, and tracks a variety of fitness data so that you can stay up-to-date on your workout results.3
You can check out the Samsung Gear S starting Friday, Sept. 26 in 125 AT&T retail stores across the U.S. Click here for more information.
AT&T offers the widest range of Samsung devices for consumers, including the Samsung Galaxy S® 5, exclusive Galaxy Alpha™, Galaxy S® 5 Active and Rugby® series, Samsung Galaxy Tab® S tablet portfolio and the VoLTE enabled Galaxy S® 4 Mini.
1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. 2Gear S requires pairing w/compatible Samsung smartphone with Gear Manager app for activation, software updates, and app downloads. Compatible Samsung smartphone (sold separately) must be on and connected to AT&T data network for SMS/MMS and 3rd party app notifications to be routed from AT&T smartphone to Gear S when Bluetooth connection is unavailable. 3This device, S Health, and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.
Samsung, Galaxy, Gear, and S Health are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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