Samsung is introducing Gear Live, a smartwatch that runs Google's new operating system for wearables, Android Wear. The Gear Live will be available to order from the Google Play Store later today, but no further details have been announced about the device itself. It looks a lot like the Gear 2, however, so it's possible that this is simply a reworked version of Samsung's existing watch. LG's previously announced G Watch will be available to order today too, though there's no word on exactly when either watch will actually ship.

Android Wear was unveiled as something of a surprise back in March. Since then, both LG and Motorola have been teasing photos and details of their first smartwatches to run it, though few hard details have been given. Motorola's watch, the Moto 360, is planned for release later this summer.

This new device actually marks a return to Android smartwatches for Samsung. Last year, it released the Galaxy Gear, a smartwatch running a modified version of Android. But just half a year later, Samsung abandoned Android for the Tizen operating system when launching the Gear 2.
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--jeremy