We’re all gearing up for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, however it appears a brand new Samsung health tracker may very well be within the works too.
A mysterious Samsung system has been noticed on the FCC, reported by The Verge, which is the US regulatory physique that has to approve gadgets earlier than they’re allowed to be offered.
There’s no photographs of the system on the FCC, however a diagram, which appears very very like the Galaxy Match, Samsung’s present health tracker.
What’s extra, the Galaxy Match’s price ticket now appears excessive in comparison with the Inspire HR and Charge 4, whereas the Galaxy Match e additionally lags the Mi Band 5 in the identical worth bracket.
The FCC submitting refers back to the mannequin quantity SM-R220, which frankly gives little clues to the identify or branding.
We’d prefer to see Samsung be aggressive with a 2020 health tracker, by providing a characteristic packed health band, maybe bringing ECG and blood strain, to compete on the high finish of the health tracker market.
We’ve written extensively at how Fitbit has actually sewn this up with the Cost four. With GPS, VO2 Max, coronary heart charge insights, SpO2 and a $120 price ticket, it solely gives rivals a race to the underside on worth.
With Samsung getting clearance for advanced biometrics in South Korea, it does have the possibility to compete with the Cost four when it comes to energy and well being insights – or bolster the Galaxy Match E to offer an alternative choice to the likes of the Mi Band 5 and Realme Band.
It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not we’ll see this alongside the release date of the Galaxy Watch 3, which might land on 22 July.
Or it may very well be a facet be aware on the Unpacked Galaxy Observe occasion on 5 August.
Watch this area.