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Apple isn't the first company to launch a smartwatch. Samsung released the Galaxy Gear in September 2013, and followed it up in April with the Gear 2, with a third generation, the Gear S, slated for release in October 2014. Here's how Apple's impending watch compares to Samsung's Gear 2, one of the most popular on the market so far.


Apple Watch

Size

Available in two sizes, 38mm and 42mm

Camera

No

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart rate

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 4.0

Charging

Through a magnetic attachment

Battery

To be determined

Price

$349

Samsung Gear 2

Size

41mm


Camera

Yes, 2mp

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Heart rate

Connectivity

Infrared Blaster and Bluetooth 4.0

Charging

Via micro-USB charging dock


Battery

Two to three days of use

Price

$299