Samsung has revealed it is working on its own smartwatch, in competition to the Pebble and Apple’s rumoured iWatch.
Bloomberg reports the revelation was made by a senior executive during an interview in Seoul.
“We’ve been preparing the watch product for so long,” says Samsung mobile executive vice president Lee Young Hee.
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“We are working very hard to get ready for it. We are preparing products for the future, and the watch is definitely one of them.”
Samsung’s work on a smartwatch came after news surfaced in February that Apple has a team of up to 100 staff working on a device, dubbed the iWatch, being built using flexible Willow glass technology.