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Verizon selling Sony SmartWatch

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 11 Jun 2012 12:10 User comments (12)

Verizon selling Sony SmartWatch Verizon has begun selling the Sony SmartWatch and accessories.
Available for $150, the watch connects to Android 2.1+ devices via Bluetooth and gives users a chance to read messages, emails or access social networks from their wrists.

There are also 60 "mini-apps" available, including a music player and some games.

Full spec list:

Dimensions: 1.42 X 1.42 X 0.3 in
Weight: 0.55 oz

Display: 1.3" OLED display, 128 x 128 pixels

Compatibility: BluetoothTM 3.0 and AndroidTM 2.1 or above Connectivity: Standard USB charging

Battery life: Up to 4 days

Language support for: English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Traditional), Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, Danish, Polish, Japanese, Czech, German, Modern Greek, Dutch

Notifications: Display notification or vibration

Apps: All events (displays in chronological order), Messaging (SMS/MMS), corporate E-mail (for SonyTM and Sony Ericsson Android phones), Gmail (for all other Android smartphones) Calendar Notifications, FacebookTM, TwitterTM, Music Player, Call handling (call, mute, reject, or answer and send pre-defined SMS), Pre-defined SMS, e.g. missed calls I'm busy, messaging - call me, email ok, Battery strength, Find phone, and Weather widget. Plus lots of apps on AndroidTM market.


The device will have to compete with newcomer "Pebble" which set the record for Kickstarter funding at over $10 million.

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12 user comments

111.6.2012 13:34

Wow...Seeing this on somebody's wrist says one thing to me right away...IDIOT! LOL seriously who wants this crap?


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

211.6.2012 14:10

I wonder if this would kill the pebble watch.

311.6.2012 16:46

Originally posted by Arjun00:
I wonder if this would kill the pebble watch.
At this point, I would still go for the Pebble...

412.6.2012 7:28

I imagine the misnamed Smartwatch might be handy in a large office or warehouse or supply center with lots of people on the go in need of constant messaging...
...I guess...

512.6.2012 18:40

Oh, for the love of edited by ddp kittens, is not all about just messaging and face-brainedited by ddpwashing-book...Remote control, "workout buddy",GPS tracker...It's a damn mini computer, not a messaging gizmo...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 12 Jun 2012 @ 21:56

612.6.2012 20:28

watch the language.

712.6.2012 21:03

Originally posted by cyprusrom:
Oh, for * sakes, is not all about just messaging and face-*-book...Remote control, "workout buddy",GPS tracker...It's a * mini computer, not a messaging gizmo...
Please at least consider this;
Even if self-disgrace is a way of life for you, this site is not going to continue to grow if parents won't let their kids come here because of members with no respect for others.
If you are mature then you should apologize.

@DDP; I'm asking you to delete his post - you have the authority.

812.6.2012 22:25

Oh, boy, I've created a monster.
You might be right about ONE thing...maybe using a colourful language wasn't necessary, which, oh dear, is indeed ber self disgracing! but please, do not overlook how insensitive it is to post lame comments and have others suffer though the process of weeding through in order to get to some useful information.
If you really want to do your children a favor, stop commenting nonsense about a nice piece of tech that you have no clue about and can't find any other usefulness except using it as a paper weight. Your children might actually believe you without doing further research...
Maybe when you're used to commenting nonsense about stuff you have no clue about, you cannot realize how painful is for others to read through pages of utter gibberish, in order to get to some good stuff.
But then again,with free speech and all that,everyone is entitled to an opinion, so I guess I am in the wrong again...

As for an apology-oh please, I see stupid, I get stupid. Kind like a "stupid" Hulk, I just lose control. Untimely, it isn't my fault
for being forced to do something that normally is out of my character.
I promise, I'll keep it clean...easiest will be to just ignore it and move on.
Have fun, love puppies, save a kitten!
Don't buy drugs-become a pop star...!

914.6.2012 5:08

Coward.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 14 Jun 2012 @ 6:31

1014.6.2012 8:02

.people should be social in real life.

dont know if they still have them but use to be able to use a free program to send sms to phones as many as you like which would work if you were running an office.most offices and warehouses have an internal phone system anyway.

people survived for thousands of years without mini computer attached to them 24/7 and im sure we can survive many more years without them.

for someone bored with more money than sense this would be perfect for them.


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1114.6.2012 12:02

poster deleted.

1214.6.2012 14:17

Originally posted by xboxdvl2:
...

people survived for thousands of years without mini computer attached to them 24/7 and im sure we can survive many more years without them.



Well, then lets not forget that people also survived for thousands of years, and then some more, without running water, electricity,flying machines, McDonalds or ketchup, or sliced bread...I wonder if that's what people said when sliced bread first came out-"That's nonsense, I can slice my own bread"...However, everyone seems to use a lot of things that might have looked like fluff a few years back. I remember tablets being extremely popular first time they were introduced, people dissing them because they weren't a phone or a laptop, just something in between...

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