Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch Models (SM-R850, SM-R840) Spotted on China’s MIIT, Launch Seems Imminent

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A few months ago, SamMobile revealed that Samsung is working on a new smartwatch. And that its model numbers are SM-R840/845 and SM-R850/855 depending upon the size of the smartwatch and its connectivity features (Wi-Fi-only and cellular). Back then, the publication had revealed that this upcoming smartwatch will feature 8GB of storage. And that was pretty much it. We hadn’t heard about the upcoming smartwatch from Samsung since then.

Well, that changes today as we have now spotted a listing of Samsung SM-R840 and Samsung SM-R850, which we know are two different variants of the brand’s upcoming smartwatch, on China’s MIIT certification platform.

Samsung’s Upcoming Smartwatch Models SM-R840 and SM-R850 Spotted On MIIT

The listings of the Samsung SM-R840 and Samsung SM-R850 that we have come across on MIIT confirm that such devices exist, at least on paper, and are not a complete myth. These listings confirm that the earlier reports were true; Samsung is working on a new smartwatch and these are its model numbers. Unfortunately, apart from confirming the model number, these listing don’t reveal any other information. Of course, the listings mention that these two different variants of Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity but that isn’t a surprise.

And what about the retail name of the smartwatch? What will it be called? Well, Samsung had launched the Galaxy Watch in 2018. And followed it up with the launch of the Galaxy Watch Active in February 2019 and Galaxy Watch Active2 in August 2019. So, if Samsung wants to continue using the Active moniker, the upcoming smartwatch from the brand will most probably be called the Galaxy Watch Active3. However, If Samsung decides to go back to the original naming convention, this upcoming smartwatch from the brand could be named the Galaxy Watch 2.

Considering that Samsung Galaxy Watch Active3 / Galaxy Watch 2 has started bagging certifications, its development seems to have been completed and the smartwatch might launch anytime soon.


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