[Los Angeles Times]

Reviews for the Galaxy Gear are in and they aren’t good for Samsung’s smartwatch.

The Galaxy Gear is a watch capable of connecting with other Samsung devices to display notifications, make phone calls and run apps. The device also has a pedometer and a camera for taking pictures and video. It goes on sale this week, starting Wednesday from T-Mobile, for $299.99.

The Samsung smartwatch isn’t the first of its kind, but it is one of the pioneers in the wearable technology market. For now, though, consumers may want to wait for the second generation of the wrist gadget.

Wired’s Christina Bonnington said the smartwatch and its technology were clearly still in their infancy.

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