Sony has officially unveiled the second version of its smartphone accessory for Android – «smart watches» Sony SmartWatch 2. With the display of this watch can manage telephone calls, mail, music, presentations, check your route for remote photo and video shooting, and even use the device for sports.
New product from Sony Mobile Communications has a very presentable appearance and is positioned as a second screen for smartphones Android. In the second version of the Sony SmartWatch manufacturers have changed the design, increased display, expanded opportunities and generally optimized clock interface. The design of the new gadget in many ways similar to the design of smart phones Sony: some rounded corners, perfect symmetry and nothing more.
Sony SmartWatch 2 is compatible with all versions of Android above 4.0, and its 1.6-inch LCD-display with a resolution of 220×176 pixels supports multi-touch. And the fact that the clock is running at full OS Android, makes the gadget is really the most intelligent among the existing analogues.
The device complies with the standard of protection of housing IP57, which means increased stability gadget to moisture and dust. This does not mean that the accessory can swim in the bathtub or watching dayvigom but use SmartWatch 2 in extreme weather conditions it is possible. runtimes SmartWatch 2 although it was increased in comparison with its predecessor in the first version, but still on the market there is a “smart watches”, in which a larger share of battery life. So, without charge and with an average load of Sony’s intelligent clock able to work 4 days.
Wireless access to the gadget is using Bluetooth 3.0 (at least to communicate with your smartphone) and the mysterious NFC-chip, the precise function of which the manufacturer has been kept secret. Among wired to the “smart clock” just jack microUSB.
But do not be confused: SmartWatch 2 – it does not watch phone, mobile phone or on a bracelet , namely a second screen for smartphones running on OS Android. Though, when not connected to your phone, SmartWatch 2 plays the role of electronic wrist watches. And the touchscreen displays the dial can also be displayed as an electronic scoreboard, and in the form of a mechanical clock with hands. In this mode, using SonySmartWatch 2 can also read previously received notification by phone or use the gadget as a flashlight.SmartWatch for 2 was developed proprietary strap, but the model is also compatible with standard straps Sony 24mm. Home sales gadget is scheduled for September of this year, but the price of its ordinary intellectual product in the company not to make public.