Galaxy Gear sales reportedly hit 800,000 in two months
Samsung has reportedly claimed its smart watch is selling like hot cakes, defying claims that the Gear was a flop.
Thesmart watch is looking popular, as Samsung has reportedly boasted of its wrist-occupying device hitting the 800,000 sales mark.
Reuters quotes the South Korean tech giant as saying the Gear is, "The most-sold wearable watch available in the marketplace."
The Gear would have hit the impressive sales figure in around two months, having. I've contacted Samsung to confirm the figures, and I'll update this story if I hear back.
Samsung may have spoken out about the Gear's success in a bid to counter claims that its smart watch has been a flop. A recent report in Business Korea claimed that sales were a meagre 50,000.
If true, Samsung's 800,000 sales certainly give hope for the company's smart watch, though the quirky gadget hasn't been well-received across the board.
In September a Samsung execthat its first smart watch, "lacks something special", while criticised the Gear's high price and lack of features.
Meanwhile, athat one US retailer had seen a third of all Galaxy Gears sold returned to shops.
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