Samsung is reportedly set to launch the Gear S4 – the next generation smartwatch. It will launch on August 9. Samsung will be announcing its latest smartwatch alongside its latest flagship device – the Galaxy Note 9. Samsung Gear S4 is the best smartwatch yet which comes with a smart design with bright and sharp display.
According to the report of ET News, for its upcoming smartwatch Samsung will be using Panel Level Packaging (PLP) to build the application processor (AP). This will make it more efficient water-level packages (WLPs), resulting in making it thinner than its predecessor. The report further adds that the Gear S4 with the new PLP technology will be available in China. However, the brand will launch it to other countries as well.
As per the information leaked from China, it was revealed that the Gear S4 will have a 470mAh battery which is higher as compared to the battery of Gear S3 which have a 380mAh battery. As per the previous report hints, to be launched Gear S4 might be available with Wear OS. A popular tipster Evan Blass tweeted that the company might be prepping a new Gear smartwatch with Wear OS. He reveals that he has seen Gear watches running not Tizen, but Wear OS on the wrists of Samsung employees.
A post by Ice Universe mentioned that the company is working on a smartwatch which will be powered by Wear OS. Also, it mentioned that Samsung is also working on an Android Wear flagship watch. This could also mean that Samsung might introduce two smartwatches in the second half of this year, one which will power by Tizen OS while the other will power by Wear OS. The leaker also claimed that Gear S4 might be rebranded as Galaxy Watch.
Previously, it was reported that the Gear S4 is given a codename as Galileo which will be available with some advanced internal features along with advanced health and fitness features. Samsung is also working on LTE variants of the Gear S4 in the US. They will be available through Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.
Furthermore, the smartwatch is also reported to be available in two different sizes. As per the earlier report, the smartwatch might get released in the last quarter of year 2018 with a model number SM-R800. As of now, no other information is available at the moment hence, stay in touch with us for further updates.