Slimmer Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 coming soon


Samsung's Lee Young Hee, Executive VP of the Mobile Division certainly likes to drop plenty of teasers for Samsung products in his quotes with this one concerning the next Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. Confirming that the still unnamed smartwatch which could turn be named the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 would be unveiled with the Samsung Galaxy S5 by April, he said:

“When we release our S5 device, you can also expect a Gear successor with more advanced functions, and the bulky design will also be improved. Health-care related functions will be the most inherently tied functions to future wearables. We see a very big potential from there.”

From the quote it sounds like we could see the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 morph into a smartband rather than a smart watch as so many other wearable manufacturers are doing. However, rumours also indicate, that a smartwatch or smartband isn't the only thing Samsung could be planning for April, but also a smartglasses device like Google Glass. We reported earlier on this back in 2013 and if it does come, especially with a much lower price tag, it would definitely help Samsung stand out from all the other wearable makers.