Samsung and Swarovski aren’t strangers to each other. The two have collaborated on a few devices before, but their latest collaboration has yielded accessories instead of whole devices, meaning that the items will be available for everyone to purchase for their existing devices. This line of accessories is for the Galaxy S5 and the Gear Fit smartwatch.
The first product is a new backplate for the Galaxy S5, covered in Swarovski crystals. There is a special application process for the crystals, meaning they shouldn’t fall off like those cheap bedazzled cases you find in malls. The plates will come in Vibrant Blue and Mystic Black.
The accessories for the Gear Fit are simple charms. The bars will come in Brown, Golden Shadow, and Crystal. The charms with the dangly pieces will come in Siam Heart, Light Rose Heart, Crystal Skull, Anthracite Skull, Crystal Star, Blue Star and Golden Shadow Lips. They can be slipped on and off, and you can put a few different ones on your Gear Fit.
I’m unsure of the appeal of the Gear Fit charms, but the Swarovski back plates for the Galaxy S5 are pretty cool. They’re now available in Korea and will soon be available in China and the UK. Maybe they’ll even come to the US. What do you guys think of them?