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Samsung’s Gear A Smartwatch Sounds Great, But It Likely Runs Tizen

Samsung’s rumored luxurious round smartwatch, codenamed Orbis, known as Gear A, had its specs revealed by the good folks at SamMobile this morning, painting the picture of quite a device. However, before you get too excited, do note that we expect the Gear A will run Tizen, not Android Wear.

For specifications, the Gear A is reported to feature a completely round Super AMOLED display (360 x 360), Exynos 3472 dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, Mali-400 MP4 GPU, 768MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, GPS, and a 250mAh battery. It will also feature Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.

On top of specs, it has been reported that the smartwatch will feature a rotatable bezel ring for navigating part of the watch’s UI, in addition to a digital crown. The digital crown, as you might know, is also featured on the Apple Watch.

This smartwatch is expected to be announced during Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 event, penciled in currently for August 12.

We’re getting close, folks.

Via: SamMobile

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