Sony SmartWatch 3 Powered by Android Wear Gets GPS

Sony SmartWatch 3 Powered by Android Wear Gets GPS
Yesterday at the IFA trade show in Berlin Sony unveiled the latest version of its smart watch that runs on Android Wear operating system and features a built-in microphone, accelerometer, compass, gyro and GPS sensors.

This announcement confirms the support of GPS by Android Wear has announced earlier this week by Google (read here).

The watch has a 1.6” 320×320 TFT LCD Transflective display and a stainless steel back panel. The device is waterproof, rated IP683 – and charges via a standard microUSB port. It has a built-in 4GB local memory.

The watch will cost €229 in Europe, U.S. pricing has not been announced yet.

Sony has also released two other smart bands at the trade show, see them on the video below:

Thursday, September 4th 2014

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