Samsung smartwatch to debut alongside Galaxy Note 3
Samsung is set to launch its smartwatch on September 6 alongside its Galaxy Note 3, fresh reports claim.
Samsung has allegedly named its smartwatch GEAR and the trademark filings do indicated that the device is indeed a smartwatch like device which will function as an accessory to Samsung smartphones. There are reports that Sony, Apple, LG, Microsoft and Google – all are running the smartwatch race with Sony having already launched its iteration of the wearable gadget, the stakes are high.
The reason Samsung wanting to launch a smartwatch earlier as compared to Apple is that it intends to be seen as a leader as opposed to a follower, which has been the case in most of its devices – bar the phablets, which Apple hasn’t bothered to release up until now.
In related Samsung news, the Galaxy Note 3 marker is also set to release its new Exynos 5 Octa application processor sometime later this week. The processor has had overheating problems which seems to have been fixed now.