After the great success of Sony SmartWatch, Sony showcased the next generation of smart watch with many outstanding features and specifications – Sony SmartWatch 2, which goes on sale in September and will work with smartphones and tablets. Sony SmartWatch 2 price will be around $100 in U.S.
Sony Mobile Communications today showcased the next generation of smart watch that not only extends its capabilities, but also offers some unique advantages - Sony SmartWatch 2 (SW2), which features a 1.6-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 220 x 176 pixels and improved clarity. This Smart Watch has a sleek design and a multi-functional watch, a notification system, a means of connecting to the Android-applications and remote telephone.
Sony SmartWatch 2
SmartWatch 2 is made up ??of high quality materials, including aluminum, and housing is water and dust-proof. On board accessory can also find NFC and Bluetooth. Its included many functions alerts Android user interface and remote control music player into a compact, waterproof housing.
Sony SmartWatch 2 supports Android smartphones and tablets with a software version higher than 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. SmartWatch 2 is basing on Android so it will be very intuitive to the users. Features brings some really interesting advantages, including the ability to access emails without connecting. In addition to this email reader function, you can also listen music, answer any phone calls, read SMS messages, see social network notifications, control presentations, see the time and maps and even control applications linked to physical activities.
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Sony says that the SmartWatch 2 is ready to boast more than 200 different applications that provide broad functionality of the watch. With the enhancement, we will be able to receive mail and incoming phone calls, take pictures and receive notifications from social networking. Applications are therefore very much. For the current generation of Watch , applications are downloaded more than a million of times. The company also added that the Smart Watch 2 will get a better battery life, but specific details were not disclosed.
Enhanced support for Android-apps – one of the main advantages SmartWatch 2. With support for a variety of special applications, this watch will be your best assistant, no matter where you are: on the way, in a meeting or at home.
Typically, the user picks up the smartphone several times a day to read the message, read the time and news on social networks, use your favorite applications, take pictures, listen to music and play games. Due to its rich functionality and user-friendly touch screen watch SmartWatch 2 eliminates the need to get smart phone out of his pocket in many cases.
Load a set of applications for SmartWatch 2, and you will be available for many functions, for which not even need to take the phone out of his pocket:
Sony SmartWatch 2 Features
- Manage calls with a simple touch to your wrist.
- Remote shooting (SmartWatch 2 run a specific application of the camera on your phone).
- Remote control presentations with Presentation Pal.
- We decided to go for a run or ride a bike? Take advantage of a special application for the SmartWatch reconciliation route.
- Read previously retrieved e-mail address if at the moment you are unable to connect to your phone.
- Use a fitness application, such as Runtastic to track the effectiveness of exercise.
- Quickly and easily manage your music and adjust the volume without having to take out the smartphone.
If you have a smartphone or tablet running Android, the clock Sony SmartWatch 2 are an ideal accessory. This Smart Wrist Watch are excellent for viewing alerts (text messages, call information, mail, messages, Facebook / Twitter, calendar notes) and will serve as a remote control WALKMAN player or other media player for the user. This wireless watch is ideal for use with devices equipped with a large screen smartphone.
Sony SmartWatch 2 is the advanced version of the previously launched first generation Sony SmartWatch with new features and specifications (such as NFC-enabled devices to interface with one touch), improved design and features, including higher resolution and brightness of the screen in sunlight, longer battery life, a more intuitive interface, features hours and a wide range of pre-installed and recommended applications.
When there is no connection to the phone, SmartWatch 2 operate independently as a digital clock. You can read a previously received notice, read the time, set an alarm clock and even use the device as a flashlight, for example, to search for keys in the dark.
Sony SmartWatch 2 Specifications
- The bright screen (still capable for viewing in bright sunlight)
- The biggest battery life of “smart” hours * (battery level indicator)
- Water resistant (compliant with IP57)
- Easy Setup (paired and connected devices, the technology NFC)
- Function digital clock when not connected to your phone
- Charging using a standard micro-USB cable
- The user interface similar to the Android-apps
- Larger screen and higher resolution (1.6 inches, 220 x 176 pixels)
- High-quality materials (aluminum case and strap, stainless steel)
- Improved compatibility (works with most Android-smartphone)
- Interchangeable straps – you can use any standard 24 mm watchband
Sony SmartWatch 2 Video
Sony SmartWatch 2 Price and Availability
Sony announced that the Sony SmartWatch 2 (SW2) will be available worldwide from September 2013 but the price is not known. The approximate cost is around $ 100 in U.S market.