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It seems that Samsung may lead the smartwatch race after all. According to new whispers, sparked by SamMobile’s inside sources, Samsung is set to launch their smartwatch, called the Samsung Galaxy Gear, as soon as early next month their pre-IFA 2013 Unpacked Part 2 event.
Smartwatches are set to be the biggest thing since the invention of popcorn by the squirrel from Ice Age and it seems that Samsung may very well lead this race. The South Koreans will apparently launch their Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch at their Unpacked Part 2 event in Berlin on September 4. The event is also set to feature the company’s new Samsung Galaxy Note III, the third generation ‘phablet’, a category they also sparked growth in despite previous attempts by other companies. Little is known about the Galaxy Gear, but rumours indicate that the patent filing above is quite accurate as the Galaxy Gear will supposedly feature two hardware buttons together with a flexible display.
Whether or not these rumours are true, Samsung might just one-up Apple by launching a mass market offering first. Share your opinions below!
It’s no secret that smartwatches are going to be the next consumer fad, but many believe it to be an unnecessary gadget. What if your smartphone could double up as a smartwatch, saving you time and money?
As the never ending list of companies supposedly working on a smartwatch offering continues, Dell has filled a space of its own hinting at a Dell branded smartwatch before the end of the year.
With smartwatches seemingly ready to become the next market craze, the famed Pebble smartwatch is going places. According to some leaked insider infor obtained by 9to5Mac, the Pebble will hit Best Buy stores soon.
Google seems to be up to quite a bit if the Wall Street Journal is to be believed. Redesigning the Motorola logo and teaming up with OEMs isn’t all they’re up to and they are apparently preparing to go big.
With everyone and their grandmother working on a smartwatch of its own, manufacturing giant, Foxconn, has shown off a version of their own and unsurprisingly it supports the Apple iPhone.
Make way Apple iWatch and Samsung Galaxy Watch, Sony has just launched the Sony SmartWatch 2, their next generation smart watch for all Android smartphones, and considering that it’s early compared to its rumoured counterparts, it may just prove successful.
Sony first introduced their smartwatch early last year, it gained a following, but not as much traction as the company has hoped for. Nonetheless the company continued providing support to the device, but with recent rumours of an Apple iWatch and a Samsung Galaxy Watch, Sony seems to have upped their game and may lead the smartwatch revolution. The early bird catches the worm right?