Samsung is expected to unveil their smartwatch, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, during the 2013 IFA in Berlin, Germany. Rumors of the specs of this new wearable gadget have been doing rounds on the internet for weeks now, including the most recent rumors that it will sport an AMOLED display and a dual-core processor and its launch date. Bloomberg has confirmed that Samsung will be unveiling the smartwatch on 4th September but before then, new details of the device are emerging.
According to GigaOM http://gigaom.com/2013/08/19/whats-inside-samsungs-galaxy-gear-smartwatch-here-are-some-key-details/, the details of the Samsung Galaxy Gear from a very reliable source are confirmed to bring one of the most powerful wearable devices that pushes the limits of smart watches a little further. The phone will come with a 1.5GHz dual-core Samsung Exynos processor with Mali-400 MP4 GPU and 1 GB of RAM to complement it and either a 2.5 or 1.6 inch 320 x 320 pixels AMOLED display but other sources point at a 1.1 inch display to be wrapped around the wrist.
Samsung, it is rumored, worked on the Gear not to make it a smartphone-like watch but an extension of the galaxy devices already in the market. This means that the Gear will not replace your phone but will enable you use your phone, tablet, speakers or smart TV better and easily. A new twist hints at the Galaxy Gear having in-built speakers, meaning that it could be a stand-alone entertainment gadget.
Besides the speakers, the Samsung Galaxy Gear is also rumored to have a 2 megapixels integrated camera, NFC and other sharing tools, an accelerometer, Bluetooth 4.0 LE proximity sensor and GPS sensors. Besides these, we also expect the Gear to have other sensors including heart rate sensor, sensors to track calories and other sensors that should take on smart watches currently in the market including Nike’s Fuel band, Sony’s Smartwatch and Pebble.
What features do you expect the Samsung Galaxy Gear to have to make it more appealing?