Sony SmartWatch showed 2. Smart watches or expensive toy?




For the first time the second version of Sony smart clock was shown in June 2013 . And now the two are ready to watch SmartWatch of retail sale. They have the usual for this type of device options and a set of applications to connect with your smartphone. I must say that these watches will be of interest not for all users of digital technology. Too niche product that needs to comply with two conditions. Their potential user must believe that despite the presence of the phone, watch remains a necessary accessory, and be prepared to pay good money for, in general, not particularly functional toy.

Умные часы Sony SmartWatch 2

As the resource The Verge, Sony SmartWatch 2 positions as a “second screen of your smartphone.” Connect with compatible devices can be through NFC. They can be used, for example, to activate the camera’s shooting smartphone. Certificate IP57 means that these clever watches are recognized watertight. Watches have the same aluminum power button, as well as smartphones series Z. Argued that the duration of the battery life is the longest among all the members of this category of devices.

Умные часы Sony SmartWatch 2

SmartWatch 2 have a 1.6-inch display, improved with respect to its “readability” in the sunlight. Resolution: 220 x 176 pixels. Even the middle class smartphone screens are better. But silicone straps to these watches are available in many colors. Connoisseurs may prefer the solid style all this motley diversity of rigid strap with stainless steel.

Умные часы Sony SmartWatch 2

SmartWatch 2 interface has been improved. But it just goes to show how unattractive interface was the first model. Sufficiently fast reaction can be called the touch screen of this gadget amusing.

Умные часы Sony SmartWatch 2

The main problem SmartWatch 2 is an insufficient number of compatible applications. Sony is working on bringing to its platform, third-party developers.

Умные часы Sony SmartWatch 2

Sony SmartWatch 2 remains an expensive toy. Its price with a black silicone strap will be 179 euros. If the user chooses stainless steel strap, then he will have to pay for a smart watch from the well-known Japanese company 199 euros. In the sale SmartWatch 2 will arrive at the end of September 2013.


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