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Samsung Galaxy Gear S Ditches Android Wear In Favour Of Tizen AGAIN

Samsung has confirmed one other smartwatch at IFA 2014 – and this one doesn't want a telephone to work

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Samsung has confirmed yet one more smartwatch. It's referred to as the Samsung Gear R and, in contrast to each different smartwatch that got here earlier than, it doesn’t must be paired with an Android system to perform, because it helps its personal SIM card. 

The Gear J comes with a 2in curved Super AMOLED show and constructed-in help for 3G connectivity in addition to the traditional Bluetooth pairing together with your Samsung gadget. You could make and obtain calls on the gadget in addition to obtain forwarded messages and calls out of your smartphone.

The Samsung Gear R is Samsung's SIXTH smartwatch launch inside 12 months

All the traditional sensors are included –– a pedometer and gyroscope –– and Samsung's R Health app has seen some enhancements too, with extra sports activities and workouts varieties added. There's additionally a brand new operating app within the pipeline that Samsung co-developed with Nike. 

There’s an on display QWERTY keyboard, <a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/glossary/voice-recognition" title="Voice recognition is when verbal commands can be used to make a mobile device carry out certain functions.

" class="lexicon-term">voice recognition by way of R-Voice, and Samsung has given the UX one thing of an overhaul in addition. The Gear J runs on Samsung's Tizen OS platform. Samsung says there at the moment are over one thousand+ apps that work with the Gear J, though you’ll have to pair the gadget with a Samsung device to entry any of those.

Samsung didn't dicuss pricing and launch dates at launch. 

James Peckham 15:36, A Sep 2014
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