Samsung plans to team up with ‘a wide selection of partners across a number of different industries’ for the launch of its new wearable.
The manufacturer revealed ambitions to collaborate with new partners and developers, claiming that the Gear S2 smartwatch will help it expand its presence in the wearables space. Samsung explained that by adopting this approach, it will look to boost the usability of wearables.
Samsung claimed the new device will offer a ‘completely new experience’ and will include remote controls to manage the connected home, as well as smart car keys and a mobile wallet.
Conor Pierce, VP, IT and mobile division of Samsung UK, explained that the launch marks the manufacturer’s continued push into wearables. He said: ‘Samsung has pioneered and led the wearables category over the last few years, bringing exciting new innovations into the market.
‘The Samsung Gear S2 is the most exciting smartwatch to date and offers customers a completely new wearable experience. It's the first-ever watch with voice capability and a host of connected features like being able to make calls without the need for a smartphone.’