Photos of Samsung's smartwatch leaked
PHOTOS of Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch, said to be unveiled next week, have been leaked online.
According to technology- news website Venture Beat, the photos, which are stills from an "internal promotional marketing video", show a prototype version of the smartwatch.
Venture Beat also detailed some specifications of the Galaxy Gear. It will likely have a squarish Oled display, a 4MP camera, 10 hours of battery life and come preloaded with the Android operating system.
The smartwatch is also said to include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, as well as Samsung S Voice for voice commands, according to tech-news website CNet.
Earlier reports said that the Galaxy Gear can be used to make and receive phone calls, surf the Internet, play video games and send e-mail messages. With the watch, Samsung may beat Apple to market in the smartwatch category.
Samsung had announced earlier that it will unveil a smartwatch today, together with the expected Galaxy Note 3 smartphone.
Wearable computing is considered the next frontier in consumer electronics, following smartphones.