Samsung Galaxy Sport leaks in crystal clear render revealing stylish design

Samsung Galaxy Sport leaks in crystal clear render revealing stylish design
The moment we’ve all been waiting for is fast approaching, with both the Galaxy S10 family of new high-end smartphones and Samsung’s long-awaited first foldable device scheduled for detailed announcements in San Francisco on February 20.

But the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer is not abandoning the smartwatch game either, reportedly looking to unveil a wearable device called the Galaxy Sport just six months or so behind the Galaxy Watch.

Naturally, that means the two products will cater to somewhat different target audiences, which feels pretty obvious based not only on their names, but also the external designs. A newly leaked Samsung Galaxy Sport render by the folks over at 91mobiles seems to “confirm” and once again highlight a few major aesthetical distinctions, starting with a smoother, non-toothed bezel.

It remains unclear if that means the Galaxy Sport will ditch the popular and very convenient rotation-based navigation capabilities of both the Galaxy Watch and Gear Sport, as well as several other Samsung wearables before them.

It’s also interesting to note the two side-mounted buttons come with a new shape and arguably more refined style than their Galaxy Watch and especially Gear Sport counterparts, as Samsung wants to bring the best of both worlds together.

In a nutshell, the Galaxy Sport appears to borrow some of the Galaxy Watch’s elegance while presumably aiming for a lower, Gear Sport-like price point. The color of the rubber band pictured today and the way it matches the stylish brushed metal dial is an ingenious way of adding an extra splash of charm to an otherwise cheap and unimpressive material.

While we don’t know much about the specs and features of Samsung’s next-gen smartwatch, its Pulse codename suggests advanced heart rate monitoring functionality will be on deck, most likely alongside GPS, NFC, and top-notch water resistance. There could even be an LTE-enabled variant in the pipeline, which sounds highly unusual for a fitness-centric wearable.

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12 Comments

1. Feanor

Posts: 1367; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

LTE is highly unusual for a fitness-centric device? But this is exactly when you need LTE, when you exercise. The rest of the time you usually have your phone with you.

2. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Looks pretty good, lets hope the battery life is there.

3. Cat97

Posts: 1897; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Looks like a hypothetical round Apple Watch :)

4. surethom

Posts: 1698; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Looks way less bulky than the previous Samsung smartwatches, nice.

5. Trickzter

Posts: 83; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Looks great. Sleek and stylish. I'm interested in battery life. Maybe my first smartwatch. But will hold off for the Google Watch.

11. alaw.14

Posts: 426; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Yes I definitely agree. This has me interested again, might pick one up. I have not bought a smartwatch since my galaxy gear; still use it sometimes.

6. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

So this means they gonna have many iterations of the watch, galaxies, watch and sport.

8. cmdacos

Posts: 4220; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

They already do...

7. Dejan92

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 06, 2014

So how come they can make a watch with display all around with no bezel, but they still can't do it on the phone, even S10 still has a bottom bezel..?

9. cmdacos

Posts: 4220; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Interested in this watch but not if the rotating bezel is gone. It's the best navigation experience on a smartwatch.

12. Feanor

Posts: 1367; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

The best navigation experience on a smartwatch is Wear OS gestures, because they allow you to navigate through your notifications without having to engage the other hand, but no one knows it.

10. Xxtoxicskittlexx

Posts: 190; Member since: Jun 11, 2018

Wonder if this one will have a Sapphire glass...

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