Upcoming Samsung smartwatch is codenamed “Solis”, runs Tizen

Upcoming Samsung smartwatch is codenamed “Solis”, runs Tizen
Back in January, the Korea Herald reported that a new Samsung Gear S watch is planned for announcement at the IFA 2016 conference in Berlin. Now, a new leak suggests that the upcoming device is codenamed “Solis” - the Latin word for “sun” - and that it runs Samsung's proprietary OS Tizen.

Earlier this year, Swiss watchmaker Grisogono revealed that it will again be teaming up with Samsung to build a luxury limited edition of the upcoming smartwatch. Grisogono was also the company behind the limited Gear S2 series.

Along with the codename, model numbers for the new S watch were outed. They are: SM-R760, SM-R765, SM-R770, SM-R765V, and SM-R765S, with the last two probably reserved for carrier variants (V for Verizon, S for Sprint?). There is no info on specs yet.

source: SamMobile

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10 Comments

1. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Just put better updated software on gear S, newer internal specs and sell it. Many don't even know that this beast exists.

6. Aploine

Posts: 445; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

I think that in latin Sol is for Sun or sunlight and Solis is for the overcast

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

NO! You dont need another toy. Why not support the ones you have better. The original Gear S was totally abandoned and you still trying to make more watches. The original Gear Fit was abandoned too. No updates no nothing. Stop making these useless things Samsung and support the ones you already have. Still waiting on Samsung Pay for the Gear S2. How long before that happens? Was suppose to have by now, still nothing.

3. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Is there a need for a new watch every year?

5. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yea, to attract new buyers.

4. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Like the look if its look like on the picture. but i dont want Tizen i want android wear. Because otherwise there is lil to no update...

8. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

9. iushnt

Posts: 3086; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

You got owned on post 8

7. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

Be glad when Google get with someone to bring out a Nexus Watch!.. With good sound level and camera!..

10. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

Dear Samsung, make these watches thinner! I will never buy one of these smartwatches because they are too thick like all the others.

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