Samsung’s Gear SDK Reveals its Next-Gen Smartwatch Design, UI
Samsung has today released its next-generation Gear smartwatch SDK to developers, which reveals details about its upcoming Gear smartwatch, including the device’s possible design, UI and hardware specifications, SamMobile reports. According to the source, the device will feature a 1.18-inch circular display with metal frame and a metal crown, and will have a resolution of 360 x 360 pixels, resulting in a pixel density of 305 ppi.
The SDK also reveals that the watch will come equipped with sensors like accelerometer, gyrosensor, heart-rate monitor, pressure sensor, and magnetic sensor, while connectivity options will include Wi-Fi, GPS, and cellular radio. As you can see in the image below, the rotating bezel can be used to navigate through list of items, navigate between screens, zoom in and out of images, change certain values in the UI, and to change the volume.
The report adds that the next-gen Gear smartwatch will allow connections to Bluetooth devices like headsets, which can be used to take calls. Users will be able to see notifications from apps installed on connected smartphone or tablet, take quick actions, delete a notification, or open the corresponding app on connected device.
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