Top Wearable Tech in 2015
If wearables is what you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out about the best pieces of wearable tech in 2015.
Apple released its Watch in April this year, and 7 months later it made it to the Indian market starting at Rs. 30,900. It’s available with Apple retailers across the country. The Watch comes in a variety of colours including gold, Rose Gold, Space Gray, silver anodized aluminium, polished silver or Space Black stainless steel, and 18-Carat Rose Gold or Yellow Gold, but not all of these variants made it to India. Click here for specs and all other details of the smartwatch.
Moto 360 Gen 2:
Launched at IFA Berlin this year, the Moto 360 Gen 2 arrived in India in early December. With a starting price of Rs. 19,999, the Moto 360 comes in two different sizes – a 42 mm male and female version, and a male-only 46 mm model. The bands of the watch can be chosen from metal and leather. Though there is also a silicon option available for the band, it won’t be arriving in India any time soon. Click here for the specs and a hands on of Moto 360 Gen 2.
The new HTC RE camera is a take on Go Pro style action cameras but HTC calls it the first camera that is designed to be held, and fits naturally and comfortably in the palm of your hand. It comes in various colors and sizes with various mounting options and accessories. Specs wise the RE is pretty impressive. It is equipped with a 16MP 1/2.3” CMOS sensor with an Ultra wide angle: 146° lens (f/2.8) captures 1080p, 30fps FHD video and 720p, 4x slow motion video and it also has a Time-lapse video recording mode. Click here for more details.
Fitbit, the world’s largest tech wearable brand, entered the Indian market in 2015 through a partnership with Amazon India. The company is popularly known for selling wearable technology, which helps monitor fitness. It offers its range of wearables on Amazon which include Zip, Flex, Charge HR and Surge. The prices range from Rs. 4,000 – Rs. 19,990. You can find more details and specs of FitBit wearables here.
Jawbone products give a better understanding of sleeping patterns, diet and physical movements. The company introduced its UP product range in India in September, 2015. This technology allows you to monitor your diet, sleep patterns and physical movement. The app in the gadget is equipped with Smart Coach – Jawbone’s coaching system which turns data into personalised guidance, giving you insights and challenges to help you improve your sleep, activity and diet. The UP activity trackers are of three kinds – UP Move, UP2 and UP3.