Samsung Smart-watch to be Unveiled Alongside Galaxy Note 3
SEOUL, South Korea – According to an insider, Samsung Electronics is all set to release a smart-watch, dubbed Galaxy Gear, that will be able to make phone calls, synchronize emails and surf the web.
Like most of the Samsung mobile devices, the Samsung Galaxy Gear will be powered on Google Android, yet no word on the version, or if it is completely a different one. The device will not be sporting a bendable display, although the company is said to be working on it.
As per the source, who does not wish to be identified, the watch-phone is likely to be unveiled two days before IFA Consumer Electronics show in Berlin beginning on September 6. Also, the awaited phablet upgrade, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is expected to be showcased alongside.
The Samsung Galaxy Gear smart-watch is understood to be directly in competition with Apple’s iWatch which might be launched any time soon. It is not the first smart-watch in the market, as Samsung has unveiled previous models, pictured above, and customers can find the same device in the form of the BlackBerry inPulse watch, the LG GD910 watch and many others.