att-gear2-preorderI am quite sure that the wearable technology market is going to go through exciting times later this year, especially after the announcement of Android Wear alongside the LG G Watch and the Moto 360 from Motorola. Still, Samsung appears to be first off the blocks among the Android-powered wearables as AT&T has just announced that they have opened up pre-orders for the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit.

Should you prefer to purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5 as well, then you will be able to enjoy a $50 discount off the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Now how about that for a bargain? Shipping of the pre-orders will kick off in early April, with the Samsung Gear 2 retailing for $299 pop, while the Gear 2 Neo will go for $199 with the Gear Fit retailing for $199, minus taxes.

It would be interesting to see how all of these devices will fare when they hit the market. Do you think that the general masses would take to wearable technology like a fish to water, or will there be a certain level of apprehension? Even more interesting would be this – will Apple take a whiff at the smartwatch market and figure out that it is worth a shot? [Press Release]

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