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Published On: Tue, Jun 12th, 2012

Verizon offering Android-Based Sony SmartWatch for $149.97

Verizon, one of the leading wireless networks that launched a series of cellphones as well as provided networks to various manufacturers have started selling an Android-based SmartWatch created by the electronics giant Sony. It is a watch that you can hang on your wrist and enjoy the pleasing experience of Android. The Sony SmartWatch can now be bought by people from Verizon Wireless. However, users might get disappointed due to its incompatibility with a series of Android smartphones. In fact, Sony has listed on its official product page that the SmartWatch is compatible to all Android-based smartphones.

The world is focusing on technological-based accessories that not only look unique, but also give distinct user experience. This accessory selling by Verizon Wireless features its own Android-based operating system. This device doubles up the user experience with their smartphone where the gadgets can pipe in messages, notifications and many other features with the help of an advanced 3.0 Bluetooth. When it comes to compatibility, the SmartWatch can be found compatible to only specific devices that have Android 2.1 or higher versions. Verizon has listed total 45 devices right from Motorola Xoom tablets to HTC Rezound that can be used with effectively with this all new accessory.

Sony SmartWatch

Sony SmartWatch Specs:

  • 1.3 inch OLED display
  • The display fits into an iPod nano-like case that measures 1.5 inch across
  • 3-4 days of battery life after a typical usage
  • Standby battery backup givesn 14 days of support
  • 128 by 128 pixels of resolution
  • 3.0 Bluetooth connection is offered to access the data whenever required
  • Numerous pre-loaded apps are offered such as All Events, corporate email, SMS or MMS messaging, music player, Facebook, Twitter, call handling, battery strength, weather, pre-defined SMS, and find photo.

After taking a look at Sony’s product page, the limitation is a Verizon thing, as it’s compatible with numerous other devices like the Xperia Play, Motorola Droid 2, Samsung Galaxy S II, Sony Tablet S and P, and more. A Verizon rep was unable to provide a reason as to why some compatible devices are listed as incompatible, stating that “if you wish, you can purchase that device. You will have 30 days to return if you are not happy.”

Android-Based Sony SmartWatch

Extra Apps Downloadable from Google Play –

This gadget enables you to read information which includes Twitter™/Facebook™ updates, text messages, Gmail, and weather forecast. All these features can be available right from the watch you wear on your wrist. So, don’t you think this will be interesting?

Well, before you think more, let us tell you that this impressive Android-based Sony SmartWatch is available for a price tag of $149.97 that you can easily grab online from Verizon Wireless or by simply visiting your nearby Verizon store.

Sony Smartwatch Apps

Sony SmartWatch Price

Sony SmartWatch for $149.97

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