It’s been a while since we last saw the last Galaxy smart watch from Samsung. Well it looks like now the company have plans to come up with a new smart watch this year. That is rumored to get announced on the 30th of August at IFA. An event that will be held in Germany.

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So what will be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy smart watch be named? Well if Samsung goes with the same naming scheme that was used for its current smart watch lineup. Then the upcoming smart watch from Samsung should be named Gear S4. But a picture was also leaked on the internet showing that the new smart watch from Samsung will be named Gear Sport instead.

According to a leaked picture the design of the upcoming Samsung Gear smart watch resembles the Gear S3 a lot. Which comes under the model number Samsung SM-R600 and offers a round display. Aside from that the upcoming Samsung smart watch will be running on Tizen 3.0 OS. Which was developed by Samsung itself for its wearable devices and other electronics. While the details that the leaked picture show are as follows:

  • Gear Sport (SM-R600) *Coming soon
  • Comfortable casual smartwach / 5 ATM water resistant

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If you are wondering 5 ATM means that the upcoming Samsung smart watch can survive 50 meters of water pressure. Which would be a big selling point for it, which also goes along with the suggested Samsung Gear Sports name.

So what kind of price can we expect from the upcoming Samsung Gear Sport smart watch. Well according to certain sources Samsung might price their smart watch in the $300 to $400 range. Which will be going head to head with Apple’s current smart watch. While Apple is also rumored to be working on a new smart watch. That might get announced alongside the upcoming Apple iPhone 8.

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