Samsung has now made gear smartwatch compatible with note 2, s3, s3 mini, galaxy s4, galaxy grand, s4 mini and these are most bought phones around the world. This has and will increase more sales across the world. Secondly gear has a 1.9MP camera, facility to take voice memos an Amelod attractive screen, appropriate display and above all facility to make call. Don't compare the $150 and $300 see the difference. This galaxy gear smartwatch and reduced the number of taking out phone from the pocket by 60% and the S-Voice it's simply amazing. Please take it use it for a week and then you will see that the price is not that high as compared to features.