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Samsung to unveil Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Band at MWC 2014, according to report

2013 December 29

According to a report, Samsung will be officially unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch and the Samsung Galaxy Band smartbracelet at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2014.20131220000716_0

The news comes to us courtesy of The Korean Herald. According to the publication, “Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, two of the world’s largest smartphone makers, are bracing for the era of wearable devices next year, with plans to unveil upgraded smartwatches and wristband-type gadgets.

“Following news that the long-awaited Tizen smartphone will roll out at the Mobile World Congress in February next year, industry watchers now say the Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Band also are likely to be released.”

It adds, “Another source close to Samsung, speaking anonymously, noted that Samsung was working to bring the Galaxy Gear 2 into the spotlight at the MWC.”

Speaking about the Galaxy Band smartbracelet, the site said, “Another device expected from Samsung for the MWC is the Galaxy Band, which is reportedly a health and fitness wristband with which can monitor physical conditions such as pulse and blood pressure.

“Anxious not to be outdone, LG Electronics, Samsung’s local competitor, is also poised to roll out products at the MWC, namely the “G Arch” and “G Health.”

“The G Arch is suspected to be a flexible screen smartwatch and the G Health will likely be a fitness bracelet, both of which can sync with LG smartphones, according to market sources.”

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