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Galaxy S4 mini, Samsung smartwatch possibly part of company’s Galaxy S4 ‘Project J’ family

The Galaxy S4 family may contain three devices: Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 mini and a companion smartwatch, new report says.
February 12, 2013

A while ago we told you that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is dubbed Project J Altius after being known as Project J inside the company, at least according to a previous rumor. Now we hear that the Project J family actually contains three family members: the Galaxy S4, the Galaxy S4 mini and a wearable device, quite possible a Samsung (Galaxy S4?) smartwatch.

According to Sam Mobile, accessories for all these products are known at this time and we’ll list them below for each device.

Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 – Project J Altius

  • Clear Cover
  • Flip Cover- Protective Cover
  • Pouch
  • Extra Battery Kit
  • Battery 2600 mah
  • Wireless Charging Kit
  • HDTV Adapter
  • Headset

Galaxy S4 Mini – Project J Mini / Serrano

  • Clear Cover
  • Flip Cover
  • Protective Cover

Smartwatch – Project J Active / Fortius

  • Arm Band
  • Bike Mount
  • Pouch

There aren’t that many details known about the Serrano and Fortius at this time. The Galaxy S4 mini makes sense as a product considering that the Galaxy S3 also had a mini brother, while a Samsung smartwatch to pair with existing Android handsets makes kind of sense considering the increased talk about smartwatches, Apple’s rumored iWatch included.

At this time, only the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S4 mini are reportedly confirmed, so we’ll have to wait more details about the Fortius in the near future.

From a different point of view, we can’t but notice that Latin saying – Citius, Altius, Fortius, or Faster, Higher, Stronger – forming from these unconfirmed product names. Is the Project J family inspired by this Olympic games motto?

So if the Galaxy S4 is the Altius, therefore Higher than its predecessors and, why not, than certain competitors, and the smartwatch is the Fortius, therefore Stronger, maybe hinting at fitness features for the device, where is the Citius? Or are they all faster than competing devices? And what’s up with Serrano?

We’ll just have to wait and see! Add today’s rumor to our Galaxy S4 rumor roundup, and read everything with a grain of salt, as Samsung is yet to confirm these details.