Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Nov 2013 15:47 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday its Galaxy Gear has become the world's most popular smartwatch with sales reaching 800,000 since its debut two months ago, defying some market concerns the accessory would fail due to a lack of compelling features.

The South Korean firm said Gear sales have been better than its own expectations and it would expand sales promotions for the wearable device for the crucial year-end holiday sales.

Impressive for a poorly reviewed device. I guess this is what marketing and bundling can do - then again, without bundling, flagship smartphone sales would crumble like three week old bread too.

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50,000 to people, 800,000 to stores
by Sabon on Sat 23rd Nov 2013 00:34 UTC
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50,000 to people, 800,000 to stores

50,000 sold to people, 15,000 returned, 35,000 kept them ... for now.

Just wondering. Has anyone here seen anyone or know anyone that has actually bought/worn one and kept it?

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