It should come as no real surprise to be honest that Samsung has let it be known that it is currently working on a smart watch and has been for some time now. The news comes from Bloomberg who spoke with Samsung’s executive vice president Lee Young Hee.
“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.”
That was all Lee Young Hee would say about the smart watch and he wouldn’t give any more details on what functions the smart watch could perform or how much it would cost. It’s obviously very early days and maybe Samsung are just reacting to the recent rumors over Apple’s possible iWatch.
We heard recently that Apple already has a team of over 100 designers working on the mystical iWatch device and again Bloomberg insist that it may arrive as soon as this year. Whatever happens, it looks like the next few years will see more wearable technology arriving to grab our attention. The choice appears to be between a smart device on your wrist or one on your glasses.
Which do you prefer?