Spice Retail has launched first SIM enabled smart watch, Spice Smart Pulse M 9010 with standalone phone capabilities.
Smart Pulse, which can be used as a standalone phone with its dual SIM support, will be available at price of Rs 3,999 through HomeShop18 from 11th July in India.
The 4 cm touch screen of the device allows to make the phone functionalities like make and receive call with the free Bluetooth headset provided, read and write SMS, and browse web.
The device works as a multi-functional watch and can be paired via Bluetooth with any other android smartphone to work as secondary device for the smartphone.
The Smart Pulse device gives remote access for the paired smartphone for functionalities make and receive calls, view call logs, read and write SMS, remote camera capture, music streaming and notification alert for social applications.
Spice will provide a Bluetooth notification, APK file that needs to be downloaded on the user’s Android smartphone in order to pair with the watch through Bluetooth. This BT notifies application will be available on the official website of Spice.
- 4 cm screen
- 420 mAh battery
- Audio & Video Player
- Dual Sim (2G+2G)
- Expandable memory upto 8GB
- FM Radio
- Freebies- Bluetooth headset & two wrist bands
Meanwhile, ZTE is taking a cautious approach to the smartwatch market, according to a Financial Times report.
Kan Yulun, head of ZTE said: “The retailer feedback is still not good on sales – even Samsung is not selling well.” Though the smartwatches has been the buzz word for industry, it has not been adopted by consumers.
Report said that Motorola is all set to join Samsung and LG, two companies that launched products powered by Android. Apple has hired a senior executive from Tag Heuer, which indicates that the company is looking seriously at delivering a premium experience to customers.