SamMobile, a site that tracks Samsung’s mobile business, is out with tech details of the upcoming Orbis smartwatch, which will apparently be called the Gear A.
An SDK indicates that the watch, which will have a circular screen, will continue Samsung’s commitment to the Tizen operating system. It will use Exynos 3472 dual-core processor with 768MB of system RAM, 4GB of user storage, and 250mAh battery. It will use Bluetooth 4.1, and there will have a version with WiFi connectivity. The watch will include GPS and a heart rate monitor, as well as accelerometer, gyroscope, and barometer.
Still to be unveiled are the functions of a rotating bezel and digital crown, both of which will apparently be used to navigate the user interface.
Introduction and sale dates are not yet certain, but SamMobile speculates that the watch will be shown at the IFA trade show in September in Berlin.