Samsung might unveil Android Wear based smartwatches during Google I/O 2014

Earlier this year, Google announced a separate version of Android dedicated for smart wearable devices such as smartwatches. Motorola and LG have already announced the Android Wear running Moto 360 and G Watch respectively. But Samsung was still using its own Tizen OS for its smartwatches such as Gear, Gear Fit, etc.

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According to a new report by CNET, Samsung might introduce new smartwatches running Android Wear. Also, Samsung is said to be working on both, Snapdragon and Exynos processor based smartwatches. HTC and Asus, partners for Android Wear, are yet to announce watches based on Android. Sony on the other hand, doesn’t have any plan to use Android Wear. They intend to use their own version of Android for smartwatches.

 

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4 Comments on "Samsung might unveil Android Wear based smartwatches during Google I/O 2014"

 

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adil
June 23, 2014 1:41 am 1:41 AM

great analysis rama….. kudos to u….. 🙂

Rama
June 22, 2014 11:10 pm 11:10 PM
*Now Samsung really should not go with android wear if they really wanna dominate.One reason why iphone is still ahead of other smartphones is because Apple has control of both hardware as well as software.This allows Apple to keep a perfect sync between the two to deliver a proper user experience and helps them in maintaining stuffs like software updates and apps.Since in case of galaxy phones the hardware is made by Samsung and the software android is made by Google Samsung is not able to deliver the sync like how iphone is able to.I don’t blame Samsung for that… Read more »
Rama
June 22, 2014 11:50 pm 11:50 PM

^That’s [2/2]

Rama
June 22, 2014 10:43 pm 10:43 PM
[1/2] *Wearables can be the golden key for Samsung to the kick the crap out of both Apple and Google.I really have a strong feeling that if Samsung capitalized on the wearables market they can really beat out both Apple and Google and here is why. *Apple still rules the smartphone market to some extent and people in countries like US and Japan still buy iphone more than anything else and the reason behind this is because almost every other manufacturer has copied Apple in terms of smartphone offerings and hardly is anyone different.Apple was the first one to really… Read more »
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