New data show that the rumored Samsung “Orbis” hit the market under the name Gear A. Although the market for smart watches are about to experience a roll with the imminent arrival of Apple Watch, we can not forget Samsung. The South Korean company launched last year no less than 6 different smartwatch, many of them completely misguided and culminating with the arrival of Gear S last September. Since then, Samsung plans regarding the smartwatch have remained completely hidden and last MWC15 not helped to reveal them.
For some months several sources have indicated that Samsung is working on a new smartwatch circular internally refer to as “Orbis”. However, as revealed by the new information they have gained access SamMobile guys, this new clock hit the market under the name Gear A.
It really makes sense, because from the beginning the line smartwatch Samsung has characterized Gear name from the first Galaxy Gear, through the Gear Neo and until the last Gear S. Although this information yet It has been confirmed by other means, everything seems to point to it.
The sources have also revealed that the new smart watch will ship in two versions, one with WiFi (model number SM-R720) and another with 3G (model number SM-R730) to perform voice calls autonomously our phone . This latest version will be offered by the big US carriers like Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon and Korean operators.
The price and availability of Gear A still unknown, although it is believed that might appear at year end
The price and availability of the new Samsung smartwatch still unknown, although several rumors have pointed out that the device could reach the market later this year, possibly in the month of September-, and surely while other smartwatch as second generation of Moto 360.
As reported from BGR, yet it has been revealed that the clock will incorporate its own “Digital Corona” that will interact with the device rotating bezel itself. It will also feature wireless charging technology in line with the latest flagship launched by the South Koreans. What do you expect of this Gear A? Do you think it could make things difficult at Apple Watch?