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Sony SmartWatch

Sony SmartWatch
Sony SmartWatch
Developer Sony
Manufacturer Sony
Operating system Micrium uC/OS-II
Display 1.3” OLED display
128 x 128 pixels
65k (16 bits) color
Input Multi-touch, capacitive touchscreen
Connectivity Bluetooth v3.0
Dimensions

36 mm (1.4 in) H
36 mm (1.4 in) W

8 mm (0.31 in) D
12.8 mm (0.50 in) D (includes clip)
Weight

15.5 g (0.55 oz) main unit

26 g (0.92 oz) watchband [1]
Backward
compatibility
Android 2.1 and up
Predecessor Sony Ericsson LiveView
Successor Sony SmartWatch 2
Website Official website

The Sony SmartWatch, also called MN2SW, is a wearable device that connects to an Android smartphone and can display Twitter feeds, SMS, among other things. It is compatible with most Android phones. The watch uses a flexible silicone wristband with multiple colors available.

Contents

  • Sony SmartWatch 2 1
  • Sony SmartWatch 3 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Sony SmartWatch 2

The Sony SmartWatch 2, also known as SW2, is a wearable device launched in late September 2013. The SW2 supports working together with any Android 4.0 (and higher) smartphone, unlike Samsung's competing Galaxy Gear smartwatch, which only works with a few of Samsung's own Galaxy handsets. The watch features an aluminum body and comes with the option of a silicone or metal wristband, but can be used with any 24mm wristband. It is 1.65 inches tall by 1.61 inches wide and 0.35 inch thick and weighs 0.8 ounces and sports a transflective LCD screen with a 220x176 resolution. The SW2 connects to the smartphone using Bluetooth, and supports NFC for easy pairing. It is rated IP57 so it can be submersed in water up to a metre for 30 minutes and is dust resistant.[2][3]


Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony SmartWatch 3
Developer Sony
Manufacturer Sony
Operating system Android Wear
Input Multi-touch, capacitive touchscreen
Backward
compatibility
Android 4.3 and up
Predecessor Sony SmartWatch 2
Website SmartWatch 3

At IFA 2014 the company announced the third generation of its smartwatch series, the Sony Smartwatch 3.[4][5] Its processor switched from previous generations' ARM Cortex-M MCU[6] to a ARM Cortex-A CPU.[7]

The SmartWatch 3 has many new features such as waterproof (IP68 rated, not just resistant), improved styling, transition to Android Wear, and introduction of a new wearable platform from Broadcom. This is the first Android smartwatch based on the Broadcom system-on-chip (SoC) platform which includes a 1.2GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor (BCM23550), an improved GPS and Sensor processing SOC (BCM47531) capable of simultaneously tracking five satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, QZSS, SBAS, and BeiDou), the now popular Wi-Fi/BT/NFC/FM quad-combo connectivity chip (BCM43341), and a highly integrated power management IC (BCM59054).[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sony Smartwatch specifications". Sony. Retrieved 2012-09-05. 
  2. ^ Samuel Gibbs (October 17, 2013). "Sony Smartwatch 2 review: a second screen for your Android phone".  
  3. ^ Jerry Hildenbrand (October 20, 2013). "Yes, the Sony SmartWatch 2 is IP57 water and dust resistant".  
  4. ^ "Sony embraces Android Wear in the SmartWatch 3, and we tried it out".  
  5. ^ "Hands-on with the Sony SmartWatch 3". Gizmag. September 6, 2014. Retrieved September 10, 2014. 
  6. ^ 低功耗與感測技術為穿戴電子技術核心
  7. ^ Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50 launched with 1.2 GHz quad core processor.
  8. ^ http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141124005813/en/Broadcom-Scores-Quad-Win-Quad-Core-Processor-Latest

External links

  • Official website
  • Teardown
  • Coverage: The Verge Gizmodo Computerworld Engadget
  • GismosNow
  • Sony Smart Watch 2 Figures in the Top 10 wathces of 2013
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