Sony’s New SmartWatch – Android-powered Wristwatch
Sony’s latest gadget – new SmartWatch will allow you to see what happens on your Android smartphones, just by looking at the wrist. Yes, Sony has launched a new watch that streams information from Android smartphones via Bluetooth. So, you can read text messages, social updates and e-mail, manage calls, and control music, and all that without pulling your smarthpone out of pocket. And importantly, with the price of $149,99 is mostly affordable.
The face of the watch is actually an OLED touch screen measuring 1.3 inches, that can display the time like a regular watch. To alert users of incoming calls or other events, the device vibrates and displays a notification on the screen. The SmartWatch works with Bluetooth 3.0 as well as with most Android phones running version 2.1 and above. Sony promises a battery life of up to four days. Users can download apps that have been customized for the device on Google Play, formerly known as the Android Market.
With just a tap, touch and swipe, SmartWatch turns from a watch displaying the time to a remote information center for your Android smartphone, Sony said in a news release.
The SmartWatch is available now in Sony stores and on the company’s online marketplace. It comes equipped with the main unit clip, wristband, watchband adapter, USB charger, user guide and warranty information. The main version is with a black rubber wristband, but you can purchase additional bands in pink, white, mint, gray or blue and that will cost you $19,95 each. [Sony]