Samsung said to release updated S Band activity tracker
The rumored new fitness device could launch as an accessory to the Galaxy S5, SamMobile reports.
The Korean electronics giant plans to release an updated S Band activity tracker as an accessory to its flagship
The band has no display, much like the
While SamMobile calls the device an updated S Band, none of the leaked slides it posted actually named the device. If Samsung follows its wearables naming strategy, the device could have "Gear" in there.
Samsung declined to comment.
Samsung unveiled an S Band at last year's launch event for the
For Samsung, the devices are more than just mere gadgets; they also mark an important shift in the company's position in technology. Long known as a "fast follower" that's able to pick up, emulate, and even improve upon existing industry trends, Samsung is now cutting its own path with its wearables lineup. The release of several different wearables designs is in line with Samsung's longtime strategy of trying as many devices as possible until one takes off.