Sony Inc. will be launching its SmartWatch across India at an approximate price of Rs 6,299 by this month end. Sony SmartWatch is a beautiful accessories for the Android 2.1 and higher Smartphones. It was first unveiled in the Consumer Electronics Show held in January 2012.
Smartwatch is equipped with a 1.3-inch Multi-touch color OLED display screen backed by Android software. It needs to be paired with an Android phone via Bluetooth to display the time, phone notifications, controlling music playback applications, getting live Twitter and Facebook updates plus access to other applications like email and calendar reminders, weather updates etc. This multifunction gadget comes with interchangeable color bands and can also be clipped on the clothes.
One of the major issue which was complained was that the device seemed to randomly disconnect from the paired device and it is believed that the company is yet to solve this issue. Apart from this some other limitations include the pairing with the phone is always required while using the smartwatch, its tiny display, less battery life are the other drawbacks.
Features of Sony Android SmartWatch:
- Platform: Android
- Bluetooth v3.0
- Operating range 10 m
- Power: Low usage, 1 week; Typical usage, 3-4 days; Heavy usage,1 full day
- Charging connector: USB cable
- Reject and mute calls, pre-defined sms, take call and use headset
- Can read sms and email and calendar reminders on display
- Music player control – track information on display
- SmartWatch is compatible with most of the Android Smartphones in the market.
Apart from the Sony’s XperiaTM smartphone lineup this Android SmartWatch is also compatible with other brands like HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire, HTC Wildfire S, Motorola Defy, Motorola Droid 2/Milestone 2, Motorola RAZR, Orange San Fransisco, Samsung Galaxy 5, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Fit, Samsung Galaxy Gio, Samsung Galaxy Mini, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy SL.
From 10th June Sony SmartWatch is available in US at Verizon Wireless carrier at a price tag of $149.97
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