HP is still seen as a PC maker, having built its reputation on selling millions of computing devices. Today the PC giant confirmed its plans to launch a luxury smartwatch.
HP has also said that the high-end intelligent watch will be released later this year, in collaboration with retailer Gilt and designer Michael Bastian. HP's first ever luxury smartwatch will be sold through online retailer Gilt from the autumn this year.
Though not many details are available surrounding the watch, but it should be seen as a rival device to the Motorola Moto 360.The autumn release date goes well with rest of the round-faced Android Wearable smartwatches.
When it comes to highlighted features, the Android and iOS compatible HP watch will sport a feature a circular 44mm face with a steel design. Apparently the device will feature swappable wrist bands - black rubber, brown leather, olive green nylon and a limited edition black version.
It is being widely speculated that HP will head the core technology, although there's no briefing on the Operating system (OS). The device is expected to run on the latest version of Android Wear.
While HP has not revealed the watch's pricing yet - the word luxury, however, indicates this device may not be priced on an economical side.
OnePlus OneWatch May Be Launched Soon
Following the footsteps of Motorola, smartphone maker OnePlus will reportedly launch its first ever intelligent watch shortly. The watch recently appeared on the company's official site, as claimed by BGR India. Apparently the OneWatch would feature a round face, similar to that of the Moto 360. The device is expected to come with an OLED display protected by Sapphire glass and curved trip. Additionally, the watch will support wireless-charging battery built-into a leather strap.