Though this is not the first time Sony is releasing a Watch accessory to its Phone, SmartWatch from Sony is able to do much smarter than the previous wearable accessories. After doing well and good abroad, Sony have decided to launch Sony SmartWatch in India. It is expected to be released in India by the end of this June. The price seems to be a little expensive. But are the features in SmartWatch really worth to make it a hit in the market?
What is SmartWatch?
SmartWatch is a wrist watch like gadget but it actually works like a Smart phone. It is designed to connect and work along with the Smart Phones too. It is designed to be a gadget that works hands-free and it does the same. It is able to sync with your smartphone, enabling you to be more effective with your Smartphone.
Powered by Android
Display and UI- The display is 144×168 multi-touch color OLED Screen.
Operating Range- 10 Meter
Bluetooth- Bluetooth 3.0
Dimensions- 36mmX36mm Thickness 8mm
Weight- Main Unit- 15.5g, Watch Band- 26g
Sensors- 3-axis Accelerometer, Vibrating motor
Wearing Type- Watch and Clip
Charge- USB Cable Connection
Power- Low Usage – 6-7 days, Medium Usage- 3-4 days, Heavy Usage- 1 day.
Color- Main Uni- Black and White. Clip in White, Display in Black
Band Color- Black, Pink, Green, Blue, Red
The SmartWatch synchronizes with Android phone and lets you see and respond back to the messages. Also, you can access the e-mail and the Calendar through the gadget.
The SmartWatch lets you connect with Social Networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. Yep! You can upload the status and respond back to the Facebook messages with this gadget. So you can have the Social networking tied to your hand no matter where ever you go.
With SmartWatch synchronized to the Android smartphone, you can attend, reject or call some one. Wireless headset is supported with SmartWatch.
If you think the functionality is not enough for you, you can extend it with the help of apps straight away from Google Play, the official Android App store.
Supported Phones with SmartWatch
Some of the phones that are supported with Sony SmartWatch are
Xperia Arc, Xperia Arc S, Xperia Mini, Xperia Mini Pro, Xperia Neo, Xperia Neo V, Live With Walkman! , Sony Tablet P, Sony Tablet S and much more.
Other than Sony products, it supports HTC Wildfire, HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire S, Samsung Galaxy S II, Orange San Fransisco, Motorola Droid 2/Milestone 2 and more.
For Full product support list, refer here.
The price of Sony SmartWatch is expected to be around Rs. 6,300. However, the market price is expected to be lower.
Video of Sony SmartWatch in Action
Image Credit: CNET/Asia
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