Sony Mobile – at IFA 2014 in Berlin — today announced the addition of two new products SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3.
Both talk to Lifelog, the accompanying app designed to help you understand more about the way to live and move.
Highlights of SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3
SmartBand Talk brings call handling and voice control facilities from your wrist, with an always-on curved 1.4” e-paper display
SmartWatch 3 is the first smartwatch specifically designed for the latest Android Wear updates
Desktop web interface, and open API for Lifelog app later in 2014, bringing new experiences and further opportunity for personalisation
Announcement of Roxy collaboration for limited edition SmartBand SWR10 styles
SmartBand Talk comes with a short call function so you can talk into it and hear your caller, with HD Voice support.
Through Sony’s Voice Control technology, you can also assign your own sounds to life bookmarks and use your voice to carry out specific smartphone operations.
SmartBand Talk is waterproof (IP68 rated). It is available in Black and White, with extra vibrant colours available later in the year.
SmartWatch 3 offers a 1.6” 320×320 TFT LCD Transflective display for visibility in bright sunlight, set within a stainless steel back panel, for a premium look and feel. It is waterproof, rated IP683 – and charges via a standard microUSB port.
It has a built-in 4GB local memory. You can also track that run with GPS and Lifelog.
It will be available in Classic (Black) and Sport (Lime) editions, with extra colour straps available in Pink and White after launch.
SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 both enable and present lifelogging activity and data on the wrist, but also connect to the application on your Android smartphone via Bluetooth and NFC, once you connect to your Sony Entertainment Network3 account.
During 2014, Sony will open up the API for partners to integrate services with Lifelog or build completely fresh experiences.
Sony also introduced a new collaboration with lifestyle brand – Roxy, the female surf, snowboard, clothing and accessories brand – to bring limited edition SmartWear styles to market later this year.
SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 – the fashionable new additions to Sony’s SmartWear Experience range will launch later in Autumn 2014.