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Sony SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 Added To Sony SmartWear Portfolio

Besides Xperia smartphones and tablet, Sony has also announced the addition of two new products to its SmartWear Experience range at IFA – Sony SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3.

sony_smartwatch3_smarttalk_combinedSony SmartBand Talk has built-in microphone and speaker and is equipped with a short call function, which enable you to talk into it and hear your caller, with HD Voice support. It has a curved, always-on 1.4” e-paper display, with which you can monitor Lifelog activity, view notifications and the time at a glance. It comes with new built-in accelerometer and altimeter sensor technology and provides an accurate overview of your daily physical activity; whether it be walking, running or climbing. You can see how active you were and how you have been communicating, as it pulls all of your information from your smartphone and then enables you to view it on its e-paper display screen.

The SmartBand Talk is waterproof (IP68 rated), and will be available initially in Black and White color variants and vibrant colours will be added later in the year.

sony_smartwatch3_screenThe other wearable product announced by Sony is its latest generation SmartWatch 3. It is specifically designed for the latest Android Wear OS in close collaboration with Google. Android Wear organizes your information, suggests what you need, and shows it to you before you even ask. You can get messages from your friends, appointment notifications, and weather updates at a glance. It could be flight information, tips based on your interests or messages of any kind, so user input is seldom necessary. But if you need to interact with Android Wear, voice is easiest way.

The SmartWatch 3 has a built-in microphone, and Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro and GPS sensor which provides more powerful lifelogging. It sports a 1.6 inch 320×320 TFT LCD Transflective display for visibility even in bright sunlight, It has a stainless steel back panel, for a premium look and feel. It is also waterproof with IP683 rating, and charges via a microUSB port. It has a built-in 4GB memory which allows you to add music and sync playlists. You can simply connect with a Bluetooth headset to listen.

The SmartWatch 3 will be available in Classic (Black) and Sport (Lime) editions, with extra colour straps available in Pink and White after launch. It will go on sale by the end of this year and the prices will be revealed clsoe on the heels of their launches in the respective markets.


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