Samsung Galaxy Watch with Super AMOLED display, military-level durability, LTE announced

Samsung just announced Galaxy Watch at its New York event.  It comes in 46mm version and 42mm options with 1.3-inch and 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection and has rotating bezel. These run Tizen- Based Wearable Platform 4.0. It has 5ATM + IP68 ratings for water resistance, certified for military-level durability, comes with NFC and Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) support for mobile payments using Samsung Pay, built-in speaker for activate voice messaging and music listening, and GPS.

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Fossil Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR with GPS announced in India starting at Rs. 19995

Fossil Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR

Fossil today has announced the fourth-generation of Q lineup smartwatches. Two new watches in the lineup include Q Venture HR with 40mm stainless steel casing and Q Explorist HR with the large 45mm case. Continue reading “Fossil Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR with GPS announced in India starting at Rs. 19995”

Garmin vivoactive 3 Music with integrated music, GPS launched in India for Rs. 25990

Garmin has launched vivoactive 3 Music,a 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, or transfer music from a computer directly. It has the same fitness features that was introduced with the vivoactive 3. Continue reading “Garmin vivoactive 3 Music with integrated music, GPS launched in India for Rs. 25990”

Amazfit Bip Review

Huami recently launched the Amazfit BIP in India, it is the same company which manufactures Mi Band series for Xiaomi. Amazfit BIP is company’s cheapest smartwatch under Amazfit range of smartwatches. This is an entry-level smartwatch with always-on reflective color display priced at Rs 5,499, this smartwatch also sports PPG heart rate sensor, GPS sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Air Pressure sensor and 3-axis accelerometer for activity, sports and sleep tracking. The smartwatch packs lots of tech inside and definitely looks promising but how does it fair in day-to-day life, Let’s dive into the review to find out. Continue reading “Amazfit Bip Review”

Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches with multi-sport tracking launched in India starting at Rs. 5499

Huami has launched its Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches in India, as it had promised. Both these have multi-sport tracking, heart rate sensor and have built-in GPS. The  Amazfit BIP promises up to 45 days of battery life, thanks to its 1.28-inch ( 176 x 176 pixels) Always-on display, while the Stratos promises up to 5 days of battery life since it has bigger 1.34-inch (320 X 300 pixels) color Always-on LCD touch screen. Continue reading “Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches with multi-sport tracking launched in India starting at Rs. 5499”

Xiaomi Mijia Quartz Watch Hybrid Smartwatch with up to 6 months battery life announced

Xiaomi has introduced new Quartz Watch under its Mijia or Mi Ecosystem. It is a hybrid smartwatch that comes with a standard 40 mm dial that is just 3.2 mm at its thinnest point. The small dial shows step count and connects to Android or iPhone over Bluetooth. Call notification, Reminder and Alarm with vibration. It has a stainless steel case, water-resistant body and a curved back.

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Garmin Forerunner 645 Music GPS running watch launched in India for Rs. 39990

Garmin has launched Forerunner 645 Music in India. It was introduced as it’s first smartwatch that lets you store music for offline listening earlier this year at the CES. It can store up to 500 songs so that you can connect a Bluetooth headset and play them when you are working out, without the need of a smartphone. Continue reading “Garmin Forerunner 645 Music GPS running watch launched in India for Rs. 39990”

Worldwide smartwatch shipments to hit 43.5 million in 2018 with 34.8% market share: IDC

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The worldwide wearables market forecasts an estimate of 124.9 million units by the end of 2018, which is an 8.2% increase from the same time last year. Though the growth is slightly lower than the 10.3% growth experienced in 2017, the market is expected to return to double-digit growth from 2019 until 2022 as smartwatches and other form factors grow according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Continue reading “Worldwide smartwatch shipments to hit 43.5 million in 2018 with 34.8% market share: IDC”

Garmin fēnix 5S Plus, 5 Plus and 5X Plus multisport GPS watches with maps and music announced

Garmin has announced fēnix 5S series of multisport GPS watches –5S Plus, 5 Plus and 5X Plus with built-in routable topographical maps, storage for music playlists, Garmin Pay contactless payment solution and wrist-based Pulse Oximeter for altitude acclimation awareness. These rugged watches  range in size from 42-51mm and all boast a bright, sunlight readable display. Continue reading “Garmin fēnix 5S Plus, 5 Plus and 5X Plus multisport GPS watches with maps and music announced”

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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