Samsung Galaxy S IV to sport a mobile health pad accessory, can you say S Health?

Samsung's medical device equipment products were elevated to a separate department within the company's organizational structure last year, and it seems that the mobile health trend will also be pursued.

Korean publication has allegedly been tipped by insiders that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will come with a health pad accessory of sorts, perhaps similar to the one for the S III, that will let users measure their blood pressure, glucose levels, BMI, pulse rate and so on, likely accompanied with the dedicated S Health app on the device to make sense and keep track of those.

We've been hearing the same rumors about Galaxy S III, too, but the undertaking wasn't ready for prime time then, it seems, with only the S Health app and pad making a hush-hush cameo, so it will be interesting to follow if Samsung will really leverage its medical device expertise with the Galaxy S IV, expected to be announced next month.

source: Daum via Techkiddy

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1. jade272727

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

That is nice for fitness and health enthusiasts.

2. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

So you need to be an enthusiast, to care for your health?? This pad would be useful for everyone

5. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

lol lol

3. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Indeed for everyone

4. GeekMovement unregistered

Galaxy S III is still looking beautiful. I really like mine, still works great. I can't wait to see what the next Galaxy has in store for us!

6. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

whats with those downvotes? haha i think theres nothin wrong with what theyv said lol i know i can get many of it.. :D

8. omarr

Posts: 149; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

I hope they will make S Pizza also

9. hypermagz

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 31, 2012

now imagine if that TAB looking thing ends up being s smart watch with s4 capabilities and an S health app... you dont even need to remove it. u can run the app from the watch itself.

11. thachlel

Posts: 75; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Yes need more accessories!

12. mydi.maus unregistered

wow there puting a clinic on GSIV,so we dont have to go to health clinic..hahah!:)

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