Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear smartwatch available for pre-order in India

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch are now up for pre-order on the company's official Indian estore.
The company is accepting pre-bookings for the Galaxy Note 3 with a Rs. 2,000 booking amount now, with the rest payable once the device is released in the country. Samsung is also taking pre-orders for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch; however the first wearable tech device from the company is not available independently and comes bundled with the latest Note iteration. The Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear can be pre-booked jointly for Rs. 2,000, with the rest of the amount paid after the both devices are available. The Galaxy Gear smartwatch can presently only work with the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, a tablet which was also launched at IFA 2013.

There is no word on the final pricing and availability of both devices yet. However, Samsung has sent invitations for an event on September 17, where the South Korean giant is expected to launch both the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch in India.

Not too long ago, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch US and UK prices were revealed.

Samsung's much hyped Galaxy Note 3 was unveiled at the side-lines of IFA 2013 in Berlin. It features a 5.7-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display and comes in two variants: the LTE-variant powered by 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, and the 3G (HSDPA) version powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Exynos processor. Both models bear 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and sport a 13-megapixel rear camera alongside a 2-megapixel front camera. The Note 3 is powered by 3,200mAh battery and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Meanwhile, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch was also launched at IFA and features a 1.63-inch (4.14 cm) OLED display. It can make calls, display messages, record videos and snap photos with its 1.9-megapixel camera.