After launching the device in the country last month, Samsung has commenced sales of the Gear S. The SIM-enabled smartwatch is now available exclusively on Amazon India, and is retailing for Rs. 27,900, which comes out to $450.
The smartwatch joins the likes of the Martian Notifier, which is on sale at Flipkart for Rs. 8,495 (or $135). The Moto 360 is also available in the country for Rs.17,999 ($300)](http://www.flipkart.com/motorola-moto-360-smartwatch/p/itmdzrf56agybrvt?pid=SMWDZRF4FGYP9KXE&otracker=from-search&srno=t_1&query=moto+360&ref=1baabbcb-bf51-47ad-a41b-006c6dee8e95&affid=affiliate337&affExtParam1=d_sw&affExtParam2=UUswUdUnU1838&m1k=UUswUdUnU1838), but the Gear S is the first smartwatch that offers standalone connectivity and lets you make calls and receive texts without the need to connect to a smartphone.
Anyone interested in picking one up? If so, make sure to check out our hands-on video of the smartwatch: