In the last couple of months, we have heard a lot about Apple’s interest in the wrist-watch based gadgets powered with iOS systems. Apple has been rumored continuously on digging into the wristwatch industry, and many of us have spotted several reasons behind such curiousness by Apple. It is rumored that Apple is pretty ready to launch a wristwatch gadget in the public. On the other side, we have also seen leaked screenshots coming from Samsung, which suggests that Samsung is also digging on the similar product.
In addition to these rumors, Bloomberg reported that both Apple and Samsung are working on the similar products while Apple is digging the product from last several years, but after taking a look at Apple, Samsung is also pretty interested to launch something similar to Apple’s rumored ‘iWatch’. Bloomberg report mentioned that both companies are racing to bring this product quick in the market.
Here is the excerpt from the Bloomberg’s report:
“Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) is developing a wristwatch as Asia’s biggest technology company races against Apple Inc. (AAPL) to create a new industry of wearable devices that perform similar tasks as smartphones.”
“We’ve been preparing the watch product for so long,” Lee Young Hee, executive vice president of Samsung’s mobile business, said during an interview in Seoul. “We are working very hard to get ready for it. We are preparing products for the future, and the watch is definitely one of them.”
After all these rumor series, we are yet to pin-point the main features of wristwatch product coming from both tech giants. There are some analysts who are claiming that Apple’s ‘iWatch’ to be running on the iOS system and it will feature all the basic features that an iOS device brings to users hand. In the past, we have heard that Apple is facing an issue with iWatch battery in prototype model, and they are looking to drop some features of iOS system to make the final product more reliable for users in real market.
The interesting point of the story is that both Samsung and Apple are capable of pushing out something crazy and interesting in the market. Apple already has Jony Ive to bring crazy designs, and impressive models for the iWatch, while Samsung got the best display screens technology to enrich the users end.
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