Samsung retiring classic wearables

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A report from GalaxyClub in the Netherlands reveals a number of early Samsung wearables will not be compatible with the company’s 2021 smartphones.

Those include the 2013 Galaxy Gear smartwatch, along with the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear S, and Gear Fit devices that arrived into the middle of the decade. A translated notification in the Samsung Members app brings the word down from above.

“The existing service quality of older Samsung Gear wearables cannot be guaranteed and ensured through app updates alone,” it reads (via Android Authority). “Therefore,…


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