The South Korean companies Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom discuss release of new option of clever hours of Samsung Gear which will allow his owner to carry out phone calls without connection to phone. The popular producer of smartphones will equip next смартвотч with the slot for the SIM-card.
As reports the English-speaking information publication The Korea Herald, the Samsung company is going to let out a watch with the built-in module of cellular communication which will work in the SK Telecom network, the largest operator at the territory of South Korea.
The source in SK Telecom informed that initially updating of Gear 2 will be on sale in the homeland of Samsung, thus did not exclude possibility of its emergence in other markets in the future. In the Samsung company refused to give any comments about it.
Despite so unexpected news of rather clever hours, the idea to equip смартвотч the slot for the SIM-card, according to representatives of branch, is not new.
In that in clever hours there will be a support of SIM-cards, there is nothing surprising — reported a source, having added that the main difficulties which should be solved to the producer, will be connected with the battery. It is known that devices with SIM-cards consume more energy, than devices without them.
It should be noted that some producers of electronics in the past already showed connected смартвотч. So, in 2009 of LG Electronics let out Watch Phone with support 3G. The device was equipped with the built-in chamber and the 1,43-inch display, and also provided Internet connection possibility for implementation of calls and work with the established appendices.
Last month Samsung in attempt to expand the presence in the market of nosimy gadgets presented Gear 2 and Gear Fit. One of these days the company let out a set of SDK which will help developers to create applications, and Samsung to form an ecosystem for the nosimy devices.
It is expected that Samsung Gear 2, Samsung Gear 2 Neo and Samsung Gear Fit will arrive in world sale this month.
Meanwhile Google announced the Android Wear operating system developed specially for nosimy devices. The announcement of new clever watch of LG on the basis of this platform afterwards followed.