Earlier, we passed along a rumor that Samsung is considering a 3G-connected version of its Gear 2 smart-watch, which will offer standalone calling capabilities. Now, the Korean Herald reports that the alleged device, equipped with a USIM module, is going to be called the Samsung Gear Solo. The name has been filed for patent with the Korean Intellectual Property Office, and the company and fellow South Korean telecom SK Telecom are going to release it together in their homeland. An SK representative said that the model could make a global appearance as well.
There's little else known about the upcoming smart-watch. Do you feel interested in the ability to make calls from your wrist? Are they going to be audible enough? It's an interesting development for sure, and we're curios where the smart-watch industry is going with the smartphone capabilities.
source: Korea Herald