According to a report by Statista, the number of mobile phone users in the world is going to reach 5 billion by the end of 2019. Relatively, there are almost 8 billion people on the planet. This means that almost 63 percent of the total world population owns a mobile phone of sorts. And that number is rising since all companies are hell-bent towards designing a smartphone which meets all the norms of a perfect smartphone – one device that can do it all.
However, it is possible that the smartphone count may plummet sharply. Not because people will stop using smartphones. Because alternatives to smartphones are taking over the world. Wearables. This upcoming generation [...]
Samsung will announce many devices at the Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event on the 20th of February. Samsung will launch the Galaxy S10 series, the foldable phone(Galaxy F), and will also launch several smart wearable devices. Past reports claimed that the company will unveil the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds at the upcoming event and a fresh leak supports the claim. An update to the Galaxy Wearable app on Android shows 4 new devices. These include the Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e, and Galaxy Buds.The Galaxy Wearable Lineup
The Samsung wearable app was updated on the 14th of February, this update includes the new devices. This confirms that the [...]
Richard Yu, Huawei CEO announced last year that they are working on AR glasses that are compatible with a smartphone. Having said that, Huawei also revealed that they will unveil their AR glasses by the end of 2018, or in 2019.About The Patent
However, a newly published patent reveals that Huawei is trying to pair the AR glasses with a smartwatch, not a smartphone. The patent indicates that the smartwatch can be attached to the glasses. The patent for “Eyeglass frame” was published by the World Intellectual Property Organization. According to the patent, the device is a lightweight, discrete and a relatively inexpensive AR headset.Smartwatch [...]
Google fans may not have to wait too long for the release of the new Pixel Smartwatch. This is because of speculations that they may be already working on it, or at least they’ve started working on it. Recently, Google acquired Fossil’s smartwatch tech, which hints at the fact that the company might actually announce its smartwatch soon. On top of that, a job listing has been found in the hardware division of the same company. And yes, you guessed it right. The job listing indicates that Google is looking for a Vice President, Hardware Engineering and a Wearable Design Manager.About The Job Listing
This is is a clear indication that Google is already working in [...]
The Apple Watch 4 was one of the most interesting devices revealed at Apple’e special September 12th event held this year. The Series 4 Watch has a bigger screen, added and improved features to track your health and many more changes. However, a recent report details that Apple has extended the return period for the Apple Watch 4 to 45 days. Compared to the traditional 15 days they offer on other devices.The Extension
The information regarding the extension came through MacRumours. They got their hands on an internal document distributed by Apple to their Authorised Service Providers. So now, if any customer wishes to return their Apple Watch 4 after a period of 45 [...]
Smartwatches are what define the dawn of a new era for wearables. You can now text, set reminders, track your health and do much more, just with a tap on your wrist. While most of the smartwatch makers focused on making sure that they can squeeze in as many features as possible into a tiny space. Google is thinking outside the box and more importantly, outside the watch.
That’s right, Google now plans to let you use you skin as the interface to control your smartwatch. If it comes through, this will be the most revolutionary smartwatch in the market, without any doubts. We do not know if the technology to make this happen is in place or whether Google plans to develop [...]
Fossil is a company that is recognised all over the globe for their quartz watches and recently they have launched an affordable smartwatch called Fossil Sport Smartwatch. It has a circular touchscreen display and has easy swap silicon straps. The smartwatch is water resistant and has many features like GPS navigation, heart rate tracking and customisable dials.Fossil Sport Smartwatch
The Fossil Sport smartwatch has a circular 41 mm case which is 12 mm thick and is made form Nylon and Aluminium. The smartwatch has a touch screen display to display time and content. It has an 18 mm wide silicone strap that can fit wrists of sizes up to 19.5 cm. The Fossil Sport also [...]
Honor recently held a launch event in China. The company launched a variety of products which include the Honor Magic 2 smartphone, Watch Magic, Honor Play 8 Tablet, and FlyPods wireless earphones. The Watch Magic is a digital smartwatch which also has health and fitness tracking capabilities.Honor Watch Magic
The Honor Watch Magic has a metal & plastic build with a wrist strap that fits wrist sizes between 14-21 cm. It also has the option to easily swap straps due to its quick fit mechanism. The watch measures 42.8 × 42.8 × 9.8mm and weighs 32.5 grams. The Honor Watch Magic has a 1.2-inch circular color AMOLED screen with a resolution of 390 x 390 px and a pixel density [...]
Lenovo had secured their position as one of the players in the smartwatch market with their Watch 9 and Watch X. With other companies already making a mark in this segment such as Motorola, Huawei and Apple. Lenovo has already been making fitness trackers for a while now, but with their latest announcement of the Watch S and Watch C they are trying to target a different class of smartwatch.
The Watch S sits between the Watch 9 and Watch X and costs around ¥238. It will be available in Red and Black dial and straps. The watch features a new dial design along with sapphire glass, and a calfskin leather band. Unfortunately there is a lot that is missing from the Watch S [...]
LG is reportedly set to launch the LG Watch W7 running Google’s latest Wear OS. The launch will be held along with that of the LG V40 ThinQ. The smartwatch had been revealed back in April, but more details and confirmations have surfaced only now.
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The device is set to launch on 3rd October and is pitted to compete against the Apple Watch 4. This is due to the fact that is has the lated Wear OS and Qualcomm’s flagship processor for smartwatches, The Snapdragon wear 3100.The Snapdragon wear 3100 is designed exclusively for smartwatches and uses the ultra low-power system architecture. This results in [...]
On Monday, Qualcomm Technologies launched the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 for smartwatches. Before this Qualcomm had launched the Snapdragon Wear 2100 in 2016. During the official launch event in San Francisco, Qualcomm revealed that companies like the Fossil Group, Louis Vuitton, and Montblanc are the first customers to use the platform. According to the company, Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 is their next generation smartwatch platform based on a new ultra-low power hierarchical system architecture. This results in better battery life and personalised experiences.
The Snapdragon Wear 3100 features 32-bit quad-core A7 processors, integrated DSP, and an ultra-low power [...]
Ever since wearables became a trend, Xiaomi has been launching its own line of fitness bands and smartwatches. Huami is a partnered brand with Xiaomi, which made the Mi Fit, Mi Band, and the Amazfit smartwatches. The brand is now launching in India with two smartwatches. The Amazfit Bip and Amazfit Stratos are the two wearables launching on the 24th of July. Huami made an official announcement via Twitter regarding these smartwatches.
While the Amazfit Stratos follows a circular design, the Amazfit Bip has a more rectangular aesthetic. The Amazfit Bip has rounded corners, making it look [...]