Samsung gave us an onslaught of wearable at Mobile World Congress with the announcement of the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit. It now appears at least one more device in the category is in the works. A filing for a device with the name Samsung S Circle was uncovered over at the Bluetooth SIG, though details on what it could be are plenty scarce.
The most logical connection is to the previously released Samsung S Band, a health and fitness-oriented wristband that could track a wearer’s heart rate. The S Band’s model number carrier similarities to the EI-AN900A designation associated with the S Circle. Both feature the device family prefix “EI.”
The filing dates back to September and October of last year, so the device has been in the works for some time now. Our best guess is that, like the S Band, the S Circle will not feature a display or on board operating system, rather it will simply track data that can be synced to a Galaxy S or other Samsung device. It wouldn’t be too out there to speculate that the wearable could launch close to the release of the the Galaxy S5, but Samsung has announced no such plans as of now and so far made no official mention of the S Circle.
[via Samsung Updates]
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