Debuting at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show the Alcatel OneTouch Watch, like the majority of Alcatel’s products, delivers decent performance labeled with a very affordable price tag. Surprisingly enough, the wearable’s biggest selling point is its compatibility with both iOS and Android smartphones. Recently, the OneTouch Watch went officially for sale in the US. Just as expected, the smartwatch costs $149.99 and at this point is available exclusively in pre-order in the US via the company’s official website.
Two weeks ago Motorola announced its plan to bring Moto Maker for the Moto 360. Today, the smartwatch has been officially added to the customizing fun, giving its users an opportunity to create a gadget that will meet their individual tastes and needs. But, just as mentioned before the Moto 360 customization platform won’t deliver as many alternatives as the one covering the very anticipated Moto X. Still, however, the Moto Maker sounds a perfect option if you want to design your very own variant of the smartwatch.
Today Apple has finally unveiled all details regarding the fervently awaited Apple Watch and listed the wearable gadget at its official online store, giving its future users the opportunity to create their very own, exceptional model of the watch and check its potential price. Costing from $349 to the whooping $10,000 for the most luxurious gold version of the watch, the Apple Watch is scheduled to start shipping on April 24th.
It looks like the smartwatch market gained a new player. We’re talking about Swatch, which now, after months of denials that they were working with Apple on their very own smart watch, have finally announced the Touch Zero One. Carrying a massive touch screen (with no color, for the battery’s sake) and a number of fitness-conscious features the Swiss-made smart timepiece will be dedicated to all beach volleyball enthusiasts.
To the world Pebble is known for one thing and one thing only – smartwatches. To fund the project the company launched Kickstarter campaign in April 2012 and since then has released three generations of watches. The latest member of the Pebble family called Pebble Time was announced just one week ago and today the company debuted a stainless steel version which will be known as Pebble Time Steel.
Bored with all the almost identically looking smartwatches and want something exceptional? Well, Motorola has a good news for you. So far available exclusively for smartphones the Moto Maker customization platform will soon cover the company’s wearable devices. Next month Motorola launches a Moto Maker suited for the Moto 360 that will let users to customize the watch according to their tastes and create a very-own unique version of the watch.
Three years ago Pebble started works on their smartwatch project, now the company is launching a 2nd gen of the original Pebble watch. Called Pebble Time the new wearable device features a color e-paper display, considerably thinner body and a microphone. Being a budget sector gadget sporting quite basic features the new smartwatch goes official as a offering dedicated to all those who value longer battery life over cutting edge specs. The Pebble Time hits Kickstarter with an early price of $159 .
Let’s be honest, smartwatches hardly ever resemble typical wrist watches. Their rather unconventional design is dictated partly by specific construction which requires special materials but mostly by the desire to emphasize their smart functionality by making them look anything but a watch. But what about folks who want to try this cool gadget but have more conservative taste? If you are such person, it’s your lucky day as LG just made official the Watch Urbane – a smartwatch with classic design and Android Wear features.
Although some devices hit the stores the same day as they are announced, it usually takes some time for manufacturers to secure enough stock so that the initial demand will be satisfied. In most cases after official unveiling at least we know the launch date. Sometimes, however, even this detail remains unknown until the very last moment. Apparently, such is Apple’s strategy regarding its Watch. The device was announced in September 2014 and since then we have been waiting to find out when we will be able to buy it. Finally we know – the Apple Watch will start shipping to consumers in April.
Smartwatches are gradually gaining on popularity since they’re no longer only a tech gadget but as well a modern fashion accessory. Knowing that smartwatches especially those with round form factor are in vogue, the well-known designer and manufacturer of high-class wearables, Omate has unveiled two new round smartwaches, dubbed “Roma” and “Racer”. Though speaking different design languages, both watches are reported to house the same MediaTek Aster chipset and run other platforms than popular Android OS.
Some time ago Blocks Wearables officially announced their plan to construct their own modular smartwatch dubbed Blocks. This week, showcasing the Blocks prototypes at CES 2015, the manufacturer announces that the very first fully-customizable smartwatch, which will allow its users to build exactly the smart watch they want, is going to hit the market sooner than anyone expected. If you feel like wanting to create your very own exceptional smartwatch, let’s check what exactly Blocks Wearables is going to offer us.
You’re thinking about getting yourself a circular Android smartwatch, but you are put off by their prices? There’s a good news for you since Alcatel has just introduced they very first smartwatch, simply called OneTouch Watch, opening a new market segment that is the budget-friendly smartwatches. So far the company hasn’t given any details concerning the wearable pricing or hardware specs, though we may expect to learn them soon at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that kicks off on January 6th.
Announced during this year’s MWC the Huawei TalkBand B1 is officially hitting the US market. The Huawei’s first smartwatch is an innovative gadget with an inbuilt perfect workout assistant that counts your steps and calories you’ve burned that has been within your reach starting from November 14th. Don’t know where to buy it? The TalkBand B1 is being distributed by third-party vendors like Amazon, Newegg and Fry’s Electronics labeled with the price tag of $129.99. Feel interested in the gadget? Let’s take an insight into the TalkBand B1’s details.
If you are a parent, you probably know how curious children can be. For some mysterious reason, those little hands are strongly drawn to electronics such as tablets, phones, watches and other smart and expensive devices. Since kids are a very specific group of users, they need devices designed especially for them. Tablets for children have been available for a while and now it’s time for smartwatches. AT&T took care of all family members today and launched FiLIP 2 watch for children and Timex Ironman One GPS+ fitness watch for adults.
At Dreamforce 2014 tech show, Will.i.am has just unveiled his first wearable device, the Puls smartwatch. The gadget’s biggest advantage over other smartwatches is that is doesn’t need to be paired up with a phone to send text messages and make phone calls due to its built-in SIM with 3G radio technology. Furthermore, the device’ software package includes Facebook, Twitter and Instagram conncectivity and a voice control system. The Puls is said to be available at AT&T in the US and O2 in the UK.
Samsung brings fashion to its devices and intros the Gear S Diesel Black Gold edition and Gear S Swarovski collection
It’s all about fashion for Samsung when it comes to the new smartwatch Gear S Diesel Black Gold collection. Samsung has developed a partnership with Diesel Black Gold to design exclusive show pieces featuring the Samsung Gear S. Being no stranger to Samsung’s products to crystal-studded accessories bearing the illustrious Swarovski name, the latest addition is for sure shot no surprise.
In addition to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, another Apple smart device went official today. Called simply Apple Watch, the very first smartwatch made by the Cupertino company debuted along with two new iPhones and, if it lives up to the expectations, it could revolutionize the smartwatch market. Here’s all you need to know about the new device.
Motorola launches Moto 360 with black and limited grey leather strap, premium edition with metal bands coming soon
Motorola’s highly anticipated smart timepiece, the Moto 360, finally hits the market. We’ve been discussing the device so many times, that no one expected that the manufacturer is able to surprise us with something we don’t know. But somehow Motorola managed to do it with launching the Moto 360 with two different leather straps for based price of $249.99, the premium edition with metal bands is said to be available later this fall.
Sony is considered to be the pioneer of the smartwatch sector that just added two more wearable gadgets to its lineup. The completely standalone Smartwatch 3, which is the very first Sony’s smart timepiece running Android Wear instead of the company’s own operating system. Interested in further details? Let’s take a closer look at the device.
The IFA in Berlin is buzzing with new technological advances presented by numerous companies. ASUS didn’t go unnoticed this time by unveiling its first wrist-wearable, Android Wear run smartwatch – the Asus ZenWatch. Last week, ASUS had put up a teaser video about its new smartwatch, so it was not surprising that they officially presented their new product on IFA in Berlin. Earlier this year, ASUS was mentioning that they were planning on making a watch that would compete with other smartwatches in the market. According to their statements, ASUS smartwatch was planned to be different from other wearables and feature gesture based controls.