Smartwatch Features Poll

What do people want in a smartwatch?

By on October 2, 2013 at 11:30 AM.

What do people want in a smartwatch?

BGR reviewed Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear smartwatch earlier this week and to put it mildly, we were not impressed. The design of the watch wasn’t bad but some software issues, the lack of any kind of novel functionality or attempted innovation, and Samsung’s terrible S Voice voice control solution combined to create an awful user experience. Industry watchers are still bullish on the smartwatch market though, and annual unit sales are expected by some to climb into the hundreds of millions in the coming years. The Gear hasn’t yet launched but it may already be fairly safe to say it doesn’t have what users want, which begs the question: What do users want out of a smartwatch? More →

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