Samsung anticipated to unveil a name-making smartwatch in June
In contrast to cellphone-tethered fashions just like the Pebble or Galaxy Gear 2, “Dick Tracy” watches that make calls have not set the world on hearth — in all probability as a result of they’re nonetheless clunky as hell. The WSJ, although, has added gasoline to a earlier rumor that Samsung will attempt to crack that market quickly with its personal watchphone. The Tizen-based mostly system will reportedly make calls, ship messages and take pictures, whereas packing a GPS, coronary heart-fee monitor and different whiz-bang tech. The Korean firm is claimed to have spoken to US and Asian carriers about such a tool, and should announce it in June or July. We’re fairly positive Samsung has the technical chops to tug it off, however such a tool would wish a really interesting design — and its savvy there’s questionable.
- Key specs
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- Sort Cellular / embedded OS
- Supply mannequin Open
- Structure sixty four-bit, 32-bit
- Introduced 2011-09-27