Lee Dong -Jo, president of strategic marketing for the mobile division , told Korea Times that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be compatible with Gear in the next month, and the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 will be supported by the end of the year. He said:
All functions Gear will be available for Galaxy S2 will be available in the next year , and then spreads to access Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3 by the end of December.
Why is this such an important statement ? Because the clock Galaxy Gear to connect to devaysa non Note 3 requires protocol support Bluetooth 4.0 LE.
Bluetooth 4.0 LE – one of the features that are available only in the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which means only one thing – to interact with the Galaxy Gear will have to upgrade to the latest version of the smartphone OSes from Google. In other words, Samsung is almost officially confirmed rumors about updating existing Galaxy S4, and has encouraged users Galaxy S3 and Note 2.
It’s definitely important information for users of the above mentioned smartphones, regardless of whether they are going to buy a Gear or not. We can only wait for the official announcement and the exact timing of the update.
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