Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is all set to explore new territories by venturing into wearable computing devices market later this year.
In an interview to CNET, HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang, has made it clear that the company will launch its first-generation smartwatch around Christmas 2014.
"It's natural for us to have wearables because we're a design company," Wang said.
The HTC smartwatch will try to solve battery issues, and will be tethered to a smartphone via Bluetooth.
People think watches are jewels," she said, explaining that the HTC intelligent watch would be high on design and style.
Earlier, HTC CEO Peter Chou said the company was looking into an Android smartwatch with a built-in camera.
A rumor that surfaced recently stated that HTC might showcase its smart watch to network providers at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
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