Samsung rumored to have Gear Sport smartwatch successor in the pipeline

  • Samsung is rumored to be running on a follow-up to the Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch.
  • Not a lot is understood about the fitness-centered smartwatch, nevertheless it most likely received’t function the “Gear” branding.
  • The Samsung Gear Sport follow-up may release along the Samsung Galaxy S10 in early 2019.

According to SamMobile, Samsung is reportedly running on a follow-up to 2017’s Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch. Allegedly, the smartwatch’s inner codename is “Pulse” and it options the fashion quantity SM-R500.

The Samsung Gear Sport is a fitness-centric smartwatch, performing as more or less a hybrid of the Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier. However, Samsung is taking out the “Gear” branding, so it’s extremely not going this Gear Sport follow-up shall be referred to as the Gear Sport 2 or have a lot relation to the earlier Gear smartwatches.

Instead, it’s some distance much more likely this new Pulse smartwatch shall be a sportier, fitness-centric model of the highly-rated Samsung Galaxy Watch, which introduced along the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in August. It’s conceivable the fashion may well be referred to as the Samsung Galaxy Sport (which might make sense), however that’s only a bet at this level.

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It’s additionally somewhat positive the new Pulse smartwatch will run Samsung’s proprietary Tizen tool as an alternative of one thing Like Google’s Wear OS. There have been rumors the Galaxy Watch would possibly include Wear OS, however that didn’t come to go, so it could be moderately unexpected if Samsung did so with this new watch.

Since the Galaxy Watch introduced with the Galaxy Note 9, it’s cheap to bet that this watch will release along the Samsung Galaxy S10, which we predict to see in opposition to the finish of February 2019. However, Samsung is anticipated to release three variants of the Galaxy S10 so it would release this watch by itself to keep away from an over-crowded release tournament. We’ll have to wait and spot.

Are you fascinated about a sportier (and perhaps less expensive) model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch? Let us know in the feedback if this instrument is to your watch checklist!

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