A recent report by CNET Scott Stein seem to have unveiled Samsung’s upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch. In Scott’s report he states for a moment the Samsung Galaxy Watch was on Samsung’s website showing a listing of the upcoming smartwatch.
The listing showed a photo of a 42mm Rose Gold model with the listing number SM-R810NZDAXAR. Later in the day, the link connected to the website regarding the new Samsung Galaxy Watch was disconnected, and the page is now dead. The great news is that Scott took a screenshot showing a photo of the upcoming smartwatch (the above photo.)
At this point, information regarding the name and features are all about the rumors. Talk has it that Samsung may debut the new smartwatch at Samsung’s next big event, which will be Samsung’s Unpacked 2018 event scheduled for August 9th next month. The Note 9 is also expected to make it’s debut as well.
Talk also has it that a name shift could be in the making, instead of continuing with the Samsung Gear sequel, it seems the new name just might be called “Samsung Galaxy Watch”. More talk states the upcoming smartwatch might run a new version of Samsung’s Tizen 4.0 – OS out of the box, which is said to come with new voice control, a report by SamMobile, states that the Galaxy Watch would come standard with Bixby as the watch’s voice assistant, it also may be similar in size to the Samsung Gear Sport, with a 1.2-inch display.
The next rumor talks about the size of the battery, some say a bigger battery, while others state it will have a more efficient processor. If it gets a bigger battery word is it could be a 470mAh, the Gear S3 Classic has a 380mAh, while the Gear Sports battery is a 300mAh.
It also seems the new smartwatch could have a similar look as the Gear S3 Classic, while some believe Samsung will give it a new appealing design, rumor has it may have a second display in the rotating bezel, which could have extra features stored there, and don’t be surprise if Samsung throws in a curved displays.and bring LTE back aboard with a Wi-Fi only model. More health features will probably be added as well, since recently Samsung added telemedicine into the Samsung phone app.
The question is what will be the color options and what will be the price? There is talk of a strong possibility that the main colors will be- Black, Silver and Gold, with other varied color designs for other watch models, and last but certainly not least, the price: at this time rumors and talks have not suggested what the costs might be. As more information surfaces regarding the upcoming new Samsung’s Galaxy Watch and Sumsung’s Unpacked 2018 event, be sure to tune in for further updates.
Screen Shot Credit: Scott Stein-CNET