After announcing the devices in December, Sony has launched the SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk in India today. The Sony SmartWatch 3 is priced at Rs 19,990, while the SmartBand Talk is priced at Rs 12,990, and will be available from today at all Sony Center stores, major electronic stores, and Sony’s online store in the country. Also Read - PlayStation 5 October restock in India: Where and where to pre-order PS5, price, shipping detailsAlso Read - Best TWS earbuds under Rs 2,000 in September: Realme Buds Q2, boAt Airdopes 281 Pro, and more
The SmartWatch 3 has a 1.6-inch 320 320 pixel LCD display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 512MB RAM. Also featured are 4GB of internal storage, 420mAh battery and connectivity options like NFC and Bluetooth 4.0. The wearable device also has a built-in microphone, accelerometer, compass, Gyro and GPS sensor. Like the smartphones launched today, the smartwatch too is IP68 certified, making it resistant to water and dust. Also Read - YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps stops working on these phones from today: Check if your phone is in the list
Unlike Sony s earlier smartwatches, the SmartWatch 3 is based on Google s Android Wear platform that is dedicated for wearable devices. The device will face competition from the Moto 360 which is priced at Rs 17,999.
|Features||Sony SmartWatch 3||Moto 360|
|Display||1.6-inch 320 320 pixel LCD display||1.5-inch 320 x 290 pixel LCD display|
|Processor||1.2GHz quad-core processor||TI OMAP 3 processor|
|OS||Android Wear||Android Wear|
|Price||Rs 19,990||Rs 17,999|
The SmartBand Talk (SWR30), on the other hand, is essentially an upgrade to the SmartBand (SWR10). The fitness tracker records various fitness and health-related activities. Unlike its predecessor, the SmartBand Talk will also support voice calling when paired with a smartphone. It features a 1.4-inch e-ink display, a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 processor, 2MB of internal flash memory, a 70mAh battery, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE and microUSB support. The device is also IP68 waterproof and dustproof certified, and is compatible with Android devices running on KitKat.