Samsung Gear smartwatch to launch along Note 3, report claims

August 14, 2013
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According to the leak purveyors at Sam Mobile, Samsung will launch the Gear smartwatch along with the Note 3 at the Unpacked 2 pre-IFA event on September 4.

Samsung Galaxy Gear concept

Without specifying any sources, Sam Mobile just “confirmed” that Samsung Gear will be launched on September 4 at the Unpacked 2 press event in Berlin. The device will supposedly bear the SM-V700 designation. Details on its appearance and features are scarce for now, but the device will reportedly work in tandem with the Note 3.

What is Samsung Gear? It’s a smartwatch, a wearable computer that will supposedly connect and work with Samsung smartphones. A design patent that Samsung filed in South Korea last month potentially gives us a good idea of what the Gear looks like. Based on these schematics, some creative folks created the renders you can see at the top of this post.

Samsung smartwatch patent

Samsung smartwatch patent

Sam Mobile has a relatively good track record when it comes to delivering information that Samsung would probably like to remain confidential. Today’s report also seems to corroborate a report about Samsung Gear that we got from Korean media earlier this month.

Will Samsung be the first major player to market a wearable device? Chances for that are pretty good, we think.

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