As expected, moments ago Sony unveiled the SmartWatch 2 SW2 alongside the Xperia Z Ultra at the Mobile Asia Expo 2013 in Shanghai. This water-resistant wearable device is a watch/notification device that supports NFC to easily pair with compatible Android devices. Also Read - iPhone 11, iPhone XR up for grab with massive discount on Flipkart Big Saving Days sale
The smartwatch sports dimensions of 42x9x41mm and along with the metal strap weighs in at 122.5 grams. The phone is built using stainless steel and aluminum that helps in meeting IP57 standards for water and dust resistance.
The wearable device features a 1.6-inch Transflective LCD display with a resolution of 220×176 pixels, connectivity options like Bluetooth 3.0 and NFC and is compatible with devices enabled with Android 4.0 and later. The device is charged using the micro-USB port and according to Sony the battery is good enough for up to 4 days of usage.
In addition to working as a notification device for missed calls, messages and event reminders, Sony says that they have a huge number of apps on the Play Store that will work on the smartwatch, some of which are Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Google+, RSS, Music player and a remote camera shutter among others.
The SmartWatch 2 SW2 will be available globally in the Q3 of this year, though there is no word on the pricing at the moment.