Expected to debut along the Galaxy Note 3 phablet, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch promises is one of the most anticipated apparitions at the IFA Berlin 2013 teach fair. Meanwhile, new information coming from the infamous @evleaks show how the new smartwatch will work and the reason why Samsung decided to unveil the two products at the same press event.
According to a couple of leaked screenshots twitted by @evleaks, most of the Samsung Galaxy Gear functions are based with the communication with a tablet or a smartphone, also produced by Samsung.
Apparently, the new smartwatch comes with NFC support and Bluetooth module. The NFC chip is used to pair it with your mobile device, while the Bluetooth will maintain the connection between the two devices. Once paired with a smartphone or tablet, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch is configured using the client app installed on the device.
According to reports, the Galaxy Gear will not have access to Google Play, but to Samsung’s own applications store. The wearable device’s main use will be to quickly give you access to the incoming emails, messages, tweets, or even allow you to answer or reject a call.
More the presence of the GPS module or ambient sensors on the Galaxy Gear technical specifications list might suggest that the Samsung smartwatch will also be capable of autonomously fulfilling certain tasks, like monitoring your health during, let’s say exercises.
As I was mentioning above, the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will debut synchronized with the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet during a Samsung Unpacked event held on September 4, on the same day the IFA 2013 tech show will open its gates for the media.