Pebble Time pre-order available at BestBuy and for $199.99

Pebble Time, the smartwatch with e-ink display has kick started to take pre-orders from BestBuy and The smartwatch was launched in February this year on Kickstartet for $159.

Pebble Time

Today, the Pebble Time is available for pre-order on BestBuy and for $199.99 in black, red, and white color options.  US pre-orders are expected to begin shipping in early July, while the watch will be available at physical Best Buy locations in mid-July. Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign for the Pebble Time rapidly became the most successful ever, breaking the $1 million barrier in 49 minutes and ultimately surpassing $20.3 million.

The Pebble Time comes with an always-on, daylight readable color e-paper display with backlight. It can be paired with both iOS and Android phones. It has a new timeline interface that lists notifications, news, reminders and event in chronological order instead of being trapped inside separate apps.

Highlights of Pebble Time

  • Always-on, daylight readable color e-paper display with backlight
  • Scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass protection and stainless steel bezel
  • New timeline interface
  • Microphone for responding to notifications or taking short voice notes
  • Up to 7 day battery life
  • compatible with all 6,500+ existing Pebble apps and watchfaces.
  • Use any standard 22mm watch band
  • Water resistant and durable
  • Tactile buttons for easy eyes-free clicking
  • Silent vibrating alarms
  • Step tracking with Misfit and Jawbone
  • Language and international character support (Chinese coming soon!)
  • Works with iOS 8 on iPhone 4s and above
  • Works with all Android 4.0+ phones

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+