HUAWEI Watch GT with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, up to 2 weeks of battery life launched in India starting from Rs. 15990

HUAWEI just launched Huawei Watch GT, the company’s latest smartwatch in India. It was announced back in October last year and comes with ultra-high battery life with low power consumption, thanks to innovative smart power-saving algorithm that enables it to dynamically switch between performance and efficiency modes, depending on user activity, for maximum battery life.

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HUAWEI Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant with Lite OS surfaces

Ahead of Huawei’s P30 smartphone launch, two new smartwatches from its portfolio have been surfaced on the internet. As per the leak, the watch is dubbed as HUAWEI Watch GT Active and HUAWEI Watch GT Elegant. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant with Lite OS surfaces”

Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the Q4 2018, reaching a new high of 59.3 million units according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The growth was driven by new wearables launching during the months leading up to the holiday season as well as new smartphone launches as many were bundled with wearables from leading brands. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC”

Fitbit Versa Lite Edition smartwatch, Inspire HR, Inspire and Ace 2 fitness trackers announced in India starting at Rs. 6999

FitbitFitbit has announced four new products; the Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR, Fitbit Inspire and Fitbit Ace 2. The company says that these are designed to prioritize health and fitness and make it more accessible to consumers across the globe. Fitbit also mentioned it would soon launch a major redesign to the Fitbit app so users can further personalize their dashboard, better understand their data, discover new content and more. Continue reading “Fitbit Versa Lite Edition smartwatch, Inspire HR, Inspire and Ace 2 fitness trackers announced in India starting at Rs. 6999”

Honor Watch Magic with 1.2-inch AMOLED display, Swimproof design, Heart rate monitor, GPS launched in India starting at Rs. 13999

Huawei’s Honor Brand has announced Honor Watch Magic smartwatch in India along with the Honor View20. Today it has launched officially in India. It was introduced back in November last year, sports a 1.2-inch (390 x 390 pixels) AMOLED color display with 326 PPI pixel density and incorporates a dual-crown design with 9.8mm stainless steel case. It has a heart rate sensor on the back.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active with 1.1-inch AMOLED display, military-level durability, Blood Pressure monitoring announced

Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy Watch Active which now comes with a more sporty new design that is thin, light and versatile. The smartwatch can monitor exercise, sleep, stress, and Blood Pressure. Samsung says that it combines the best of the Galaxy heritage with improved fitness and wellbeing features. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Watch Active with 1.1-inch AMOLED display, military-level durability, Blood Pressure monitoring announced”

Google’s new job listing hints at possible Smartwatch

Android Wear announcement lead to rumors suggesting that Google might be building its own smartwatch for the platform. Reports about a possible Pixel Watch started in mid-2018, however, Google mentioned that it is not coming anytime soon. However, according to the new job listing, it looks like the company may actually building its own wearable devices. Continue reading “Google’s new job listing hints at possible Smartwatch”

OJOY A1 4G VoLTE Kids Smartwatch phone launched in India

NWSD technologies today launched OJOY A1 which it claims to be India’s first 4G VoLTE smartwatch phone for Kids. It runs on Kido OS based on Android with animated UI that lets you swipe to access several features. Powered by Qualcomrn Snapdragon Wear 2100 platform it supports 4G LTE and 3G via a SIM slot for calling as well as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. GPS offers location tracking in real time as well as location history.    Continue reading “OJOY A1 4G VoLTE Kids Smartwatch phone launched in India”

Alphabet’s Verily Study Watch gets FDA approval for ECG feature

Verily

Verily has announced a health watch in 2017 that is aimed at offering insights into medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and PTSD. Now, Verily has received FDA clearance for the watch’s electrocardiogram (ECG) technology.
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Amazfit Verge smartwatch with 1.3-inch AMOLED display, GPS, Sports tracking launched in India for Rs. 11999

Huami has launched Verge , the company’s latest smartwatch in India. It was introduced  in China last year. It comes with a water resistant body with IP68 ratings, comes with continuous heart rate monitoring, has an 1.3-inch AMOLED Screen, lets you take calls from the watch when connected to the phone over Bluetooth since it has microphone and speakers, has 11 Sports Modes, including Run, Climb, Tennis, Skiing, Soccer, Cycling and more.

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Withings Move and Move ECG analog watch with activity and sleep tracking, one-year battery life announced

Withings, popular for its digital health products and services has introduced new Move ECG analog watch which it says is the world’s first analog watch to record an electrocardiogram (ECG) on-demand to monitor  cardiovascular health and detect heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation (AFib). It has also introduced the standard Move without ECG and up to 18 months of battery life. Continue reading “Withings Move and Move ECG analog watch with activity and sleep tracking, one-year battery life announced”

LG patents hint at a smartwatch with built-in camera

WIPO and USPTO published a patent of an LG smartwatch and method for controlling same on December 20, 2018. The patent hints at a smartwatch with a camera in the watch band. It is necessary to move the camera to get a clean photograph which is easy with a smartphone, but it’s a bit difficult on a wrist. Continue reading “LG patents hint at a smartwatch with built-in camera”

Samsung said to be working on new Gear Sport smartwatch successor

Samsung introduced the Galaxy Watch in August along with Note 9 bringing the company’s smartwatch lineup under the Galaxy branding. It now looks like Samsung is working on the Gear Sport’s successor. The new smartwatch comes with model number SM-R500 and codename Pulse. Continue reading “Samsung said to be working on new Gear Sport smartwatch successor”

watchOS 5.1.2 brings ECG functionality to Apple Watch Series 4, irregular heart rhythm notification to Watch Series 1 and later

Apple Watch ECG

As expected, Apple has officially announced that it will roll out watchOS 5.1.2 update starting today that will bring the Apple Watch Series 4, an ECG app that lets customers take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, capturing heart rhythm in a moment when they experience symptoms like a rapid or skipped heart beat and helping to provide critical data to physicians. Continue reading “watchOS 5.1.2 brings ECG functionality to Apple Watch Series 4, irregular heart rhythm notification to Watch Series 1 and later”

Worldwide Wearable shipments reach 32 million units, up 21.7% YoY in Q3 2018: IDC

According to IDC, the global shipments of wearable devices reached 32.0 million units in the Q3 2018, up 21.7% from the previous year. New products from the likes of Fitbit, Garmin, and Huawei helped the basic wearables category return to growth during the quarter. Another factor was the growing demand in markets like Asia which accounted for more than half of all shipments and grew 21.4% compared to the previous year. Continue reading “Worldwide Wearable shipments reach 32 million units, up 21.7% YoY in Q3 2018: IDC”