Sony Announced Smartwatch 3 And SmartBand Talk
Along with the announcement of Xperia Z3, its mini variant Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Sony has added two more wearable devices to its SmartWear Experience range.
As expected, Sony Smartwatch 3 is based on Android Wear which is a dedicated OS for wearable gadgets and will compete with LG G Watch R and just announced Asus ZenWatch and also with Moto 360 which will be launched soon.
If we talk about specs the Sony Smartwatch has a 1.6-inch LCD display screen with screen resolution of 320×320 pixels , under the hood its powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 512MB RAM and has 4GB of storage, for connectivity it has NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and houses a 420mAh battery. This smartwatch is IP68 rated which means its waterproof and dustproof. It has a built-in microphone, accelerometer, compass, Gyro and GPS sensor.
It will be available in Classic (black) and Sport (lime) editions, with extra colour straps available in pink and white.
If we talk about SmartBand Talk which is an updated version of SmartBand SWR10, it has an 1.4-inch e-ink display screen which is low power consuming screen as per company’s claim despite of being highly visible and clear, it is powered by a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 processor and has 2MB of internal flash memory, and houses a 70mAh battery, for connectivity it has NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and microUSB support.
Like Sony’s other device’s, its also IP68 waterproof and dustproof certified, it comes with built-in microphone and speaker which lets users to forward a call fro its smartphone. Sony has said that voice control feature in the SmartBand Talk will initially be supported on Japanese, UK and US English, French, German, Italian and Spanish languages.