Recently updated gadgets have become so common that the rumors about the next generation of devices sometimes appear even before the sale of the current generation. So , just a few days ago, official sources were reporting the first information about the smartphone Sony Xperia Z2 ( though the Xperia Z1 was introduced only in the beginning of the month at the IFA 2013 ) , and now a similar situation exists with the clock Samsung Galaxy Gear – one of the Korean resources claims that the announcement of Galaxy Gear 2 can occur in early January at CES 2014 or at the end of February at the MWC 2014.
The reason for such a quick update smart watch can be a lot of negative comments about the device. Most people who managed to test the software , he was among the first , unhappy in the first place , low battery life , large dimensions and weight , as well as too high a price . Anyway , Galaxy Gear, in fact , proved a miniature smartphone with reduced functionality , not just clever clock ( maybe too smart ) . Therefore , it is not clear and the positioning of the device that duplicates the functionality of smartphones, and not just serves as a companion gadget.
According to the South Korean site Daum Samsung is not only going to fix the shortcomings of the first generation of hours (alas , history shows that the first generation of devices are likely to be somewhat ” trial ” or ” test ” ), but also extend the functionality of the gadget , adding possible module GPS. Also , referring to industrial sources , Daum reports that the Galaxy Gear 2 will support more Android-smartphone . Watch Samsung Galaxy Gear at the moment can only work with one of the devices – Galaxy Note III, but the company intends to gradually expand the list , updating their smartphones to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, which can work with Bluetooth 4.0 LE and should be available for the Galaxy S IV and the Galaxy Note II in October. About the device with third-party manufacturer of smartphones yet, alas , is not known.
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