In 2013, smart watches were just beginning its long journey to the hearts of gadget lovers. Though the market has several outstanding devices, for example, Samsung Galaxy Gear or Pebble Watch, the direction of "smart watches" and "wearable electronics" is at the beginning of the path to the mass market.
In 2014, the situation changes dramatically. Wearable electronics are trying to release many technology giants. On the MWC 2014 Samsung, Sony and Huawei showed several new products. Let's meet them soon!
Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo h4> Samsung has decided to continue its line of watches Gear and introduced "smart" watch the second generation Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. The models are almost identical. The main difference - no camera on the Neo, which makes them 19% lighter than the Gear 2. The camera, which used to be housed on the strap hours, now looks out of the housing Gear 2.
Display: 1.63 "Super AMOLED (320 x 320)
Processor: 1, 0 GHz, 2 cores
Operating System: Tizen
RAM: 512 MB
User Memory: 4GB
Camera: Gear 2 i>: 2.0 MP (auto focus and resolution 1920x1080, 1080x1080, 1280x960); Gear 2 Neo i>: N / A
Video: the codec: H.264, H.263; Format: 3GP, MP4; Quality: HD (720p, @ 30fps)
Contact: Bluetooth® v4.0 LE, IrLED
Additional: accelerometer, gyroscope, Heart Rate
Battery: 300 mAh
Dimensions: Gear 2 i>: 36.9 x 58.4x 10.0 mm; Gear 2 Neo i>: 37.9 x 58.8 x 10.0 mm
Weight: Gear 2 i>: 68 g; Gear 2 Neo i>: 55 g
In addition to the new design has been established and a new operating system Tizen. In particular, Samsung hopes thereby to have more control over the hours associated with software products and services that will increase revenue.
This step has allowed to increase the battery life of up to 2-3 days under normal use and up to 6 days with little use. Both devices can act as a fitness trackers - wearable gadgets for tracking the physical parameters of the body (eg, heart rate). Models equipped with electronic pedometers, and custom applications can monitor the level of stress and sleep quality of the owner.
In addition to the standard functions of "smart watches» («smartwatch»), working in tandem with a smartphone - the management of incoming calls and received various notifications, the device can serve as a remote control for the TV (they built IrLED-emitter), and audio player. These functions are implemented independently of the smartphone, so enjoy music or TV, you can change channels, even if there is no connection with the main unit hours.
In the sale of new items will arrive in April. Model Galaxy Gear 2 will be available in black color (Charcoal Black), Bronze (Gold Brown) and orange (Wild Orange), while the Galaxy Gear 2 Neo instead of bronze will be gray color option (Mocha Grey).
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PayPal payment system known even released a special application for Samsung Gear 2, which allows owners of hours in different countries to make purchases in stores.
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Last year, eBay has launched an application that allows users Gear could buy and sell their products at any time. PayPal gives people the opportunity to make purchases in other online stores.
Huawei TalkBand B1 h4>
The new device from the company is a fitness bracelet, watch and headset in "one bottle».
The bracelet has a 1, 4-inch OLED-screen TV and a wireless headset. There are options to count the number of steps, distance traveled, calories burned. Present and standard clock function - the timer and stopwatch.
Talk TalkBand B1 can operate up to 7 hours. Bracelet support work with devices based on Android 2.3+, or iOS 5.0+, and synchronization NFC. The device allows you to record the duration and quality of sleep, and also contains the functions of "smart" alarm REM sleep or rest for a light morning awakening.
Unit weight 26 g, and the thickness - 14 6 mm. Headset weight is 9.4 g Battery 90 mAh provides up to 6 days without recharging.
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Sony SmartBand SWR10 h4>
SmartBand - bracelet, which records everything what you do: as you move, talking to whom and how to entertain. Gadget bracelet that can be worn without removing.
Thanks to the waterproof case, you can take this accessory with you wherever you go. Discreet design is perfect for any style of clothing. A wide range of bright colors and styles allows you to change the appearance bracelet every day, and branded metal clasp from Sony and LEDs give the device a prestigious and elegant look.
SmartBand continuously communicates with your smartphone via Bluetooth®. If you receive a call, will receive a message or other notification, the bracelet vibrates. If you like to listen to music on the go, SmartBand allows you to control playback. Connection is made via NFC technology or standard pairing devices Bluetooth®. Even when the smartphone is out of reach, gadget bracelet continues to store information about your activities to pass it immediately upon reconnection.
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