Garmin vivoactive 3 Music with integrated music, GPS announced

Garmin has introduce vivoactive 3 Music, its new GPS-enabled smartwatch with integrated Music support that lets you store up to 500 songs by downloading offline music playlists from select music streaming services like Deezer (coming soon), iHeartRadio, or transfer music from a computer directly. It has the same fitness features that was introduced with the vivoactive 3 as well as Garmin Pay, contactless payment solution.

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ASUS VivoWatch BP with real-time blood pressure monitoring, 28-day battery life announced

ASUS at the Computex 2018 in Taiwan announced VivoWatch BP (HC-A04), the company’s latest smartwatch with built-in ECG and PPG sensors. It also provides  real-time blood pressure measurements in 15 seconds. It features ASUS HealthAI technology to help users keep track of their blood pressure and health stats – such as heart rate, sleep quality, activity data, and de-stress index –- while also providing suggestions for a better lifestyle. It can also track heart rate, sleep quality and fitness/activity. Continue reading “ASUS VivoWatch BP with real-time blood pressure monitoring, 28-day battery life announced”

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) with 4G eSIM support, Built-in GPS, contactless payment announced

After rumors, Huawei has finally introduced the Watch 2 2018, successor of last year’s Watch 2. Even though the design and specifications are the same, this has support for eSIM instead of a nano SIM in last year’s 4G version of the Watch 2. This lets you call, send and receive messages and use 4G for apps without connecting it to a phone. Watch and phone share a single number similar to the Apple Watch 3. It also comes with dual microphones for improved call quality, but you can also connect it to a Bluetooth headset to make calls.

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Huawei Watch 2 2018 water-resistant Wear OS smartwatch with 1.2-inch AMOLED display, eSIM support surfaces

Huawei Watch 2 2018

Huawei is expected to launch the new Watch 2 2018 edition sometime this year, and today the wearable has surfaced on the internet, thanks to famous leakster Evan Blass. It will sport a 1.2-inch AMOLED display and will be powered by the Snapdragon 2100. It will also come with eSIM support, which will be the only change compared to the last year’s model. Continue reading “Huawei Watch 2 2018 water-resistant Wear OS smartwatch with 1.2-inch AMOLED display, eSIM support surfaces”

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE now available in India with launch offers from Reliance Jio and Airtel

Apple has launched the Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) in India, as it had promised, after it went on pre-orders starting from May 4th starting at Rs. 39,080. You can now buy it from Airtel Online Store and from Jio on jio.com as well as Reliance Digital and Jio Stores.

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Fitbit Versa Fitness Smartwatch launched in India starting at Rs. 19999

Update: Fitbit today launched the Versa Smartwatch in India, after it was announced in March. It will be available from Amazon and Flipkart online and Helios, Croma, Reliance Digital and other retail outlets offline.

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Huawei patent hints at a smartwatch designed for gaming

According to the listing on World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Huawei has received a patent for a gaming smartwatch. The application was initially filed in December 2017 and follows patents with the Chinese Intellectual Office from 2015 and 2016 for development of the technology. Continue reading “Huawei patent hints at a smartwatch designed for gaming”

LG Watch Timepiece hybrid smartwatch with Snapdragon 2100, Wear OS said to launch soon

LG Watch Sport-3

LG is said to be working on a new wearable dubbed LG Watch Timepiece which is a hybrid smartwatch and will run on Google’s Wear OS. Since it is a hybrid smartwatch it won’t be a straight-up smartwatch, instead, it will have a mechanical clock setup alongside the smart functions. Continue reading “LG Watch Timepiece hybrid smartwatch with Snapdragon 2100, Wear OS said to launch soon”

Casio Pro Trek outdoor Wear OS water-resistant smart watch with activity-tracker announced

Casio today has introduced the new Pro Trek smartwatch, it runs on the Wear OS by Google operating system. The smartwatch comes with water resistance up to 50 meters and has passed the Military Standard 810G Durability. Continue reading “Casio Pro Trek outdoor Wear OS water-resistant smart watch with activity-tracker announced”

Garmin Vivomove HR Analog Digital Smartwatch launched in the India for Rs. 15999

Garmin Vivomove HR

Garmin today launched the Vivomove HR Analog Digital Smartwatch in India. It features a crystal touchscreen with a discreet display, meaning the precision hands show the time and dynamically move away when you swipe through your messages, heart rate, and other features. Continue reading “Garmin Vivomove HR Analog Digital Smartwatch launched in the India for Rs. 15999”

Amazfit BIP Unboxing and First Impressions

You have probably heard of Huami Corporation, if not, it is the company behind Mi Band series which are known for providing smart activity tracking at affordable prices, in which Xiaomi has invested in. Apart from Mi Bands, Huami has its own range of wearables called Amazfit. Recently, Huami launched its budget smartwatch Amazfit BIP globally at US$ 99 (Rs. 6455 approx.). We got to unbox the Amazfit BIP, check out the unboxing and first impressions of Amazfit BIP. Continue reading “Amazfit BIP Unboxing and First Impressions”

Fitbit’s upcoming ‘mass-appeal’ smartwatch said to be named Versa

Fitbit Versa

Last week we had seen the images of the Fitbit’s upcoming smartwatch. The company at the latest earnings call said that this future watch would have “mass appeal.” Today we have the name and it will be called ‘Versa’ courtesy of leakster Evan Blass. Continue reading “Fitbit’s upcoming ‘mass-appeal’ smartwatch said to be named Versa”

Worldwide wearable shipments up 10.3% YoY in 2017, Apple leads with 15.3% market share: IDC

Apple Watch Sport_fonearena-10

According to IDC, the worldwide wearables market continued to grow in both the Q4 and whole of 2017 with the total shipments reaching a new record. Apple moved past Fitbit and Xiaomi to become the leader in the wearable market worldwide. The total volumes of the quarter reached 37.9 million units, which is up 7.7% from the 35.2 million units shipped YoY. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments up 10.3% YoY in 2017, Apple leads with 15.3% market share: IDC”

Samsung Gear Sport Review

The wearable market in India is progressively gaining momentum owing to its affordability, thanks to Chinese counterparts. These days, the affordable/basic wearable segment offer array of features including phone notifications, steps taken, heart rate, sleep monitor, and others, which in turn attracts the first time buyers. It is indeed safe to say that the tech, which incorporates health and fitness is on the rise among the Indian youths. It’s been approximately four years since Samsung made its presence in the wearable market and launched more than 6 to 7 wearables till now. Continue reading “Samsung Gear Sport Review”