Samsung, the South Korean tech giant will soon launch its latest smartwatch called the Gear A. This smartwatch has been codenamed Orbis. The company is expected to launch this smartwatch alongside the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus smartphone on 13 August at a global event.
Some reports state that the Gear A smartwatch will have round and rotatable bezel. This rotating circular dial will be used to navigate the interface easier, zoom in and zoom out the photos. The watch will feature a round display with a 360×360 pixel resolution. A few more specifications have surfaced, which show that the new device will have 4GB of internal memory.
Gear A is expected to run on Tizen 2.3.1 operating system. The smartwatch will be powered by an Exynos 3472 Dual-Core processor coupled with 768GB of RAM. The connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, 2G and GPS along with the barometer sensor and a heart rate sensor. It would house a 250 mAh battery.
This smartwatch by Samsung does seem like a treat for Samsung fan boys. However, the company is tight lipped on its launch and specifications.