Because of the moderate success of the original Samsung Galaxy Gear, followed by the quick introduction of 2nd-gen Gear 2 devices, Samsung and its retail partners are doing whatever they can to offload old Gear stock. The deals on the Galaxy Gear have come quick and often, like today’s flash sale from Best Buy through eBay.
The official Best Buy account through eBay has “manufacturer refurbished” Galaxy Gear smartwatches in three colors (grey, black, and rose gold) on sale today for $99. Keep in mind that this product originally retailed for $299, so we are now at third-of-the-price status. That’s how badly they want to move these out of their warehouses. $99 for a smartwatch that has a decent design, but not much in terms of functionality. But hey, if you wanted to test out a smartwatch, and own a Galaxy device from Samsung, $99 is tempting.