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Samsung confirms that its Next Gear Smartwatch will have a Round Screen

Samsung has hoped in to the Smartwatch game with the Galaxy Gear, and since they have released a considerable number of Smartwatces. We have been heard about an Upcoming Samsung Round Smartwatch several times, and today Samsung has confirmed it.

According to sources, The device is codenamed Orbis, and will be sold as the Gear A. This will be Samsung’s First Circular Smartwatch.

Samsung confirmed this by releasing an official press release announcing that the software development kit (SDK) for its next smartwatch will be out before the wearable itself launches. This way, developers will be able to make apps before the release date. The teaser image also mentions that Samsung is already working with developers such CNN, Yelp, Baidu, FidMe, and Apposter.


From past leaks we know that the Gear A may be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 7420 chipset, the same one which powers the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The smartwatch will get a version with 3G connectivity and voice call support, and it should also have wireless charging built in. The Watch will probably be running Tizen OS, instead of Android Wear.

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Source – Samsung