Leaked photo may show Meta's much-rumored smartwatch - CNET

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Meta's caller smartwatch?

Steve Moser via Bloomberg

The archetypal representation of a smartwatch being developed by Meta, formerly Facebook, shows the much-rumored instrumentality with a front-facing camera and rounded screen, according to a report by Bloomberg connected Thursday. The representation was reportedly recovered wrong 1 of the tech giant's iPhone apps.

The ticker successful the representation features a front-facing camera astatine the bottommost of the watch's display, and a power fastener appears connected the close broadside of the watch's casing. The representation was recovered by app developer Steve Moser successful Meta's app for controlling Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories sunglasses, Bloomberg reported.

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While its show is akin successful benignant to that of the Apple Watch, the front-facing camera would acceptable it isolated from its main contention successful the market. A fistful of smaller manufacturers marque smartwatches with cameras, but Apple and Samsung presently don't. The Samsung Galaxy Gear, released successful 2013, featured a 1.9-megapixel camera connected its band.

The much-rumored ticker has been expected to marque its debut adjacent summer, with 2 cameras for taking photos and video, arsenic good arsenic wellness features similar a bosom complaint monitor.

Facebook has publically discussed its enactment on wrist-worn technology that tin consciousness neural signals, measurement manus and digit gestures and supply haptic feedback. The institution has said it envisions this exertion one time moving alongside Facebook's upcoming AR astute glasses

A Meta spokesperson declined to remark connected the photo.

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