Sony India, besides launching its flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone in India, also introduced its fitness tracking band, the Sony SmartBand SWR10, which will be available in India from 3rd week of May for Rs. 5,990. The SmartBand is also bundled freely with the Xperia Z2 in India, for the limited period. Initially, it will be available in Black color, and a variety of vibrant colour styles will be available by end of May 2014.
The SmartBand is compatible with all Android 4.4 smartphones and can be paired with the smartphone running on Android KitKat OS via Bluetooth or NFC.
The Sony SmartBand is also waterproof and comes with a ‘Lifelog’ app for Android, which enable you to set activity goals, monitor your progress and make recommendations to help inform future decisions. With this app, you can also see how active you were, where you went, what pictures you took and how you have been communicating with your world.
The lifelog app also has many features for keeping you fit and healthy such as it keeps a close track of body movements, from counting steps to calculating speed and calories. It monitors sleep patterns including details of deep sleep and light sleep and automatically wakes you up once you’ve slept enough according to sleep cycle.
The Lifelog app perfectly manages your entertainment as it collects all the camera and music activities and compiles all the data in an animated infographic to let you see photos you took, music you have listened and games you have played. It also allows tracking the information on how much you communicated with friends. By pressing the Life Bookmark key, one can capture everything going around on that very moment and all the details will be stored in the SmartBand forever.
The other useful feature of SmartBand is that you need not worry about losing your phone or missing a call with a series of customisable smart notifications delivered straight to your wrist. SmartBand uses a gentle vibration to notify about an incoming call, message or any notification.