This year, at the 2012 International CES, Sony unveiled a device called 'SmartWatch', which is the size of Apple iPod Nano and it can be clipped to a strap and worn like a watch. It is the successor to Sony Ericsson LiveView, which was released last year. Sony SmartWatch will hit the market by March with a price tag of $149 only.
What can you do with Sony SmartWatch?
You can now link your Android phones to Sony SmartWatch through Bluetooth. You can access your Android applications from the small device, answer calls wirelessly, send messages, read Facebook and Twitter updates etc.
Features and Specifications of Sony SmartWatch
The new SmartWatch is of 128x128 pixels and is as thin as 8 mm. It has an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) touch screen and it can be connected to Android phones through Bluetooth. Sony SmartWatch allows you to download apps from the Android Market and it displays lots of apps and Widgets such as Twitter, time and date, music, call etc. It supports IP54, which means that it is resistant to water and dust. You can also choose from a variety of wristbands of different colors, which make your SmartWatch look colorful.
SmartWatch has the capacity to store about 255 apps and the battery can last up to 2–4 days if it is fully charged. Other features include a vibrating unit, hardware button, and an accelerometer.
Sony has also unveiled two other accessories to increase the productivity of Android phones – Xperia SmartTags and Smart Headset Pro. SmartTags helps you to launch pre-configured profiles on your Smartphone with just a single touch and with Smart Headset Pro, you can read messages, access notifications, and see all the incoming calls. Once it is detached from your Android phone, it can be used as an MP3 player. It also has a radio.