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Default [Discussion] Would you buy the Galaxy Gear again or buy another smartwatch?

Those of you that purchased the Gear (whether recently, or right around launch).... would you buy the Gear all over again if you had the chance, or would you buy a different smartwatch (Sony, Pebble, etc.)? Also, would you recommend it to a friend that was looking to buy a smartwatch? Just wondering, so discuss!
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At $300, no. At $150, yes.
iOS: small selection of expensive devices, unfriendly to small developers and expert users
Android: wide selection of devices, very friendly to all developers and all users

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Very good question, $300 for a watch is cheap for me.. so pricing is such a big deal.


I would have to see some new worth wild features to be brought to the table to justify the price...



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I'm saying... if you could go back in time to when you purchased the Gear, would you still chose the Gear knowing what you know now, or would you buy a different one (Sony, Pebble, etc.)?
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At $150, i would buy it again, and again, and again..
At $300, I would have a tough decision between the Gear and a Toq/Neptune.


Either way I am happy with my Gear.
 
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if i could not put null rom on it, i would not buy it again. stock experience is terrible imho, and there is no real competitor on the market right now..
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I have the Galaxy Gear, the Pebble, the Martian, the metawatch and the Sony 2. I have played with all of them for a while now. Although each has its good points, I prefer the Galaxy Gear. Price wasn't an issue for me, I wanted the best experience. The Gear has been the best for Bluetooth range, ability to reconnect after loosing a connection and features. It just works well period. Of course I will try the iwatch and the Gear 2 when they come out. For now I prefer the Galaxy Gear.
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Clock Would buy again!

I bought the Gear and the Note 3 for $300 each and am still very happy with both. I run it stock and sideload some apps for fun, like MX Player and Apollo, but the stock apps work well for me. I think Samsung should have had out more apps and better apps by now, but I know that will come when the Gear 2 is out and the SDK. People in the wild do not have issues with the reviews and everyone just thinks it is really cool that i show what it does.
 
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Yes at $150. I was already in the market for a non-smartwatch that would have set me back $500. So when bestbuy had this on sale I jumped saved me a bunch of money.....for now.

Even though I dont have a samsung device it does enough for me right now. Its stylish and doesnt look too bad.

Like someone else said the price doesnt really matter when compared to other watches out there.

Now as for other watches I am woman and none of the other smart watches appealed to me as the rose gold color samsung has. The Iwatch when it comes out MIGHT appeal to me but I doubt it. I think men have a easier time as far as looks go in the smartwatch department.

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