Samsung Gear A (Orbis) Release Date- Smartwatch with Samsung Pay support

Samsung is all set to launch Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5 flagship smartphones on company Unpacked event being scheduled on August 13th for which the invites has been already sent. Now the latest reports claims that Samsung may also unveil the Gear A (Orbis) smartwatch alongside with the two smartphones on the same day, August 13th.


The Samsung Gear A is the much awaited ‘Orbis’ smartwatch which supports Samsung Pay. The smartwatch can perform certain features of Samsung Pay. The latest smartwatch from Samsung has a support for 3G calling and 3G connectivity. There will be a rotating bezel which lets you enjoy the quick settings on your gadget.

The following are some of the features of Samsung Gear A smartwatch-

Samsung Gear A (Orbis) specifications:

  • 360×360 resolution Super AMOLED round display
  • Exynos 3472 SoC with 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • 450MHz ARM Mali-400 MP4 GPU
  • Tizen OS
  • 4GB inbuilt memory
  • 768MB RAM
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, WiFi 802.11n (variant)
  • GPS, accelerometer, gyro, barometer, heart rate monitor
  • 250mAh battery

It seems Samsung wants to make the August 13th event a grand memory with the announcement of two smartphones and a smartwatch. Samsung may also include some other stuff into the launch list as still we have couple of weeks to go.