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Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

Samsung, LG Anticipated to Unveil New Smartwatches Soon

SEOUL, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giants are expected to showcase new smartwatches within a few months, industry watchers said Thursday, as they seek to catch up with market leader Apple Inc. According to the sources, Samsung Electronics is expected to showcase the successor of the Gear S3 smartwatch around the upcoming [...]

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., which recently showcased the LG G7 ThinQ smartphone, plans to release a new smartwatch next month, seeking to accelerate efforts to revitalize its struggling mobile communication business, industry watchers said Wednesday. The new smartwatch would become the successor of the LG Watch Style released in March [...]

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report from the National Radio Research Agency has revealed that an LG smartwatch has the highest Specific Absorption Rate, as part of an EM wave absorption analysis for Apple, Samsung and LG smartwatches.  The SAR measures the rate at which energy is absorbed by the human body [...]

Stay Connected in Style with the Gc Connect Smartwatch

Stay Connected in Style with the Gc Connect Smartwatch

ZUG, Switzerland, Mar. 21, 2017 (Korea Bizwire) — Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Gc joins forces with the recognised Google technology and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 processor for the next-generation wearables, as one of the first watches running Android 2.0, Google’s latest operation system. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/e7e2badf-fe26-4f7d-9cc2-a4efea77a964 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/8ad63174-c0ec-44b8-951e-7872b6250811 Gc Connect with [...]

Samsung Sells 25,000 Gear S3 Smartwatches in 10 Days in S. Korea

Samsung Sells 25,000 Gear S3 Smartwatches in 10 Days in S. Korea

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it has sold more than 25,000 Gear S3 smartwatches in South Korea since it began selling the smartwatches at home on Nov. 11.  Samsung unveiled the Gear S3 Frontier and S3 Classic in September, featuring a mobile payment function, longer battery life and built-in [...]

Samsung’s New Smartwatch Features Mobile Payment, GPS

Samsung’s New Smartwatch Features Mobile Payment, GPS

BERLIN, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled two new smartwatches which feature a mobile payment function, longer battery life and built-in GPS capabilities for emergency calls or texts.  The Gear S3 Frontier and S3 Classic were made public in Berlin on Wednesday ahead of this week’s IFA trade fair, one of the [...]

Samsung to Unveil Gear S3 Smartwatch This Month

Samsung to Unveil Gear S3 Smartwatch This Month

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said it will showcase its new high-end smartwatch, the Gear S3, in Germany later this month.  The showcase event will take place on Aug. 31 in Berlin, just ahead of the Internal Funkausstellung (IFA) tech fair, and will be streamed [...]

Samsung Releases New Gear Fit 2

Samsung Releases New Gear Fit 2

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co.’s newest wearable fitness tracker went on sale in South Korea on Friday, featuring multiple functions like a “personal trainer.”  The Gear Fit 2 got off to a smooth start, drawing largely positive feedback from consumers and media.  The sporty and stylish wrist band has an embedded [...]

Smartwatches Help Prevent Crime

Smartwatches Help Prevent Crime

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) – As violent crimes and threats against women are on the rise, Korean law enforcement agencies have adapted smartwatches as a means of protecting potential victims. A special smartwatch was first introduced last year under a pilot project, and became an officially sanctioned device this year, according to the police. The [...]