AT&T slashes price of Samsung's Galaxy Gear by $100

AT&T has trimmed the cost of Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch when bundled with another Galaxy device. Starting Friday, the sale shaves $100 off the price of the Gear to $200 from its regular $300. But to capture the deal, you’ll need to also purchase any one of the following eligible Galaxy devices — the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, or the Galaxy Mega.

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch was one of the most highly anticipated wearable devices of 2013, but it didn’t quite make a mark. There have been reports of dismal sales, which is believed to be the reason why Samsung might launch a successor within just a few months of the original Galaxy Gear hitting the market. Samsung is actually expected to unveil the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress 2014 later this month, so its doesn’t come as a surprise to see the AT&T Galaxy Gear price being cut, though the price cut doesn’t come without a catch.

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