Samsung's GEAR smartwatch set to launch alongside Galaxy Note III on September 6, at IFA?

Samsung's GEAR smartwatch set to launch alongside Galaxy Note III on September 6, at IFA?
Samsung GEAR, aka Samsung Altius, the company’s first attempt at making a modern smartwatch, is indeed real and it would share the centerstage for Samsung this September at IFA 2013, if we are to believe the latest whispers on the grapevine.

Speculations point out that the Samsung Gear smartwatch might launch along the Galaxy Note III phablet on September 6th, and mentions the goal of this launch would be to precede the launch of a possible Apple iWatch.

We should point out that nothing substantial has leaked about the Samsung Gear watch. This could mean that the launch of the smartwatch would be low-key and it would be more of an accessory for Galaxy smartphones rather than a fully independent device.

In either case, September 6th should definitely be marked on your calendar.

source: Patently Apple

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17 Comments

1. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

the design looks really cool, Note III y u no release sooner!!

10. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

checking with news these days, Apple isnt releasing its watch anytime soon so if samsung is the first one to release the smart watch out of both of them. it would be interesting to see, usually apple has an upper hand. obviously more people will buy apple sh*t but they wont be able to say they were first one. cus obviously pebble, sony and then samsung came first. hopfully this watch doesnt have a physical homebutton on it. and same old samsung ugly design.

2. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Just say Samsung watch ain't ready and there waiting to see what apple is going to do then drop another watch as soon as apple releases there watch. Are y'all bling? That's all Samsung do when a company like apple to Nokia to htc bring put a phone. Be serious touch wiz is a copy of htc sense.

9. Os_Money

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

that was borderline unreadable

13. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

How is touchwiz copy of sense??? have look at lg optimus ui it is the copy of touchwiz... by far s4 has more features than any iphone or android phone.... Apple is copying now...

3. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Sony smartwatch rip-off

5. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

STOP BICKERING this is not even the real watch

11. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

here we go.. Do you work for Apple? NOBODY but Sony can manufacture a square watch face.. oh wait.. Pebble did it. Sony is copying Pebble!!!! Pebble is copying every other square watch known to man!

4. Damitel

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

Getting sick waiting for note 3.

12. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

WTF? The Note 2 hasn't even been out for year yet.

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Very interested too see what the SAMSUNG SMART watch will look like

7. abcdefgh

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

now apple have added another device(GEAR) in its patent trail

14. laheelahee

Posts: 213; Member since: Apr 09, 2012

yup, b/c samsung copies everything apple does, even if its not out yet /s

8. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

At first I thought it would be an accessory with the Note 3 like Sony has with the Xperia Z Ultra. A smaller device that can be used for calling. Doesn't look like it though.

15. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Somebody has looked at the source?!?! it is amazingly funny

16. MyJobSux

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

I just want to see a watch that will connect to my smartphone and allow me to access features on it. If i get an email, id like to be able to review the email. Id like to the same with a text and missed calls. Also access to calendar dates and appts. i dont have to be able to respond really but it would be nice to be able to quickly look at the watch, touch the screen and see the update/msg i want to see.

17. techdude

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 03, 2013

Ehh.. we'll see. I'll take a HOT watch for now..

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