Sony recently has introduced Sony SmartWatch which is a wrist wearable gadget based on Android. Its design is very slick and is available in many funky colors. This gadget called Sony SmartWatch is priced at USD $150.
Sony is popular for introducing cutting edge technologies which are new and innovative. This time also Sony has proved it. It has completely utilized the power of Android which was till now considered limited only to smartphones and tablets.
Sony had launched similar wrist wearable product in 2010 which was named Sony Ericsson LiveView. The product was a failure and couldn’t attract customers.
Sony SmartWatch Specifications
here brings for you the exclusive specifications of Sony SmartWatch which can be a great companion for your Android powered smartphone. This gadget is yet to be released in many countries. It was firstly unveiled in CES 2012 (Consumer Electronics Show 2012) which hold this year from January 10 to January 13 at Las Vegas.
Screen : 1.3 Inch OLED Touchscreen
Resolution : 128 Pixel X 128 Pixel
Thickness : 8 mm
Connectivity : Bluetooth, USB
Price : USD $150
Accessories : Additional Funky colored Wristbands (Each USD $20)
Operating System : Android
Vibration Mode : Yes
Colors : 65536 colors
- Your smartphone can be controlled through it.
- You can listen music through it.
- You can check SMS, emails, Twitter and Facebook Updates on it.
You must have : Smartphone with Android 2.1 or above
Sony SmartWatch can be a good bluetooth companion for your smartphone. It vibrates as soon as there is an update, so you can check and read the update immediately on your wrist without taking your smartphone out from your pocket. The watch also has a clip on the rear for pinning up the device to your belt or shirt.
review on this product is primarily positive except the fact that it is a little overpriced. Also the additional wristbands each at USD $20 are overpriced too.
Sony expects developers to write new apps specifically for the Sony SmartWatch.