At a comparatively small event taking place in Delhi, India, Spice Mobility introduced its first smartwatch which is compatible with all Android phones. Spice has already been launching a number of Android phones in India at an affordable price tag and now the company has forayed into the wearable market with its impressive new standalone smartwatch.
Talking about the latest offering from Spice, which is dubbed as Smart Pulse, it is a Java-based smartwatch, which will be exclusively sold via online retailer HomeShop18 from July 11th at a price of Rs. 3,999. The company has not revealed the price and availability of the device as of now.
The Smart Pulse, which looks like the recently launched Samsung Gear 2 has also got a somewhat Gear 2 like functionalities. The device has an added advantage in many ways. First off, the Smart Pulse comes with a dual SIM card slot and is capable of making calls directly from the watch using the Bluetooth as well. In other words, it is a standalone smartwatch.
Like the Gear 2, it has the capability to give access to the contact list and messages stored in the parent device. It uses Bluetooth to pair with the Android smartphones. Also remote camera capturing is another feature that you will see in the wearable device, which means, the watch will take a picture, but it will be ported to the smartphone directly. This is what we have seen in the Gear 2 smartwatch.
You can do a Wap browsing using the smartwatch. What is impressive is that the unknown internal memore can be expandable up to 8GB.
You can also operate Music, pictures and gallery via the Spice Smart Pulse. Specification-wise, the Smart Pulse comes with a 1.57-inch big display and is powered by 420mAh battery. Others include dual SIM (2G+2G), WAP, GPRS, EDGE and Bluetooth.
Spice will be offering free Bluetooth headset with the purchase of the smartwatch. The wrist band can be customized as Spice is offering 3 color variants of the band.
We will be updating the story time to time as soon as we get new information about the smartwatch's hardware, so stay tuned!