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Here’s why you really shouldn’t break your Gear Fit or Gear 2 smartwatch

22
Apr
2014

Samsung’s newly launched Gear wearable devices, including the Gear Fit smartwatch, will be very expensive to repair according to a new report from ZDNet Korea reports. The publication has learned that any malfunctioning or broken Gear wearables will have to be turned in for repairs, with users unable to simply order a replacement screen or component to fix a device themselves. In addition to turning in the broken Gear wearable device, users will also have to pay a fee that’s almost equal to the original cost of the device when exchanging it. In Korea, buyers will have to pay 250,000 won (around $240,) to exchange a busted Gear 2 and 177,000 won (around $170) for the Gear Fit. For comparison, the full prices for these devices are at

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