Sony SmartWatch 2 To Come Bundled With Garmin Navigation App [Report]


Sony is rumored to partner with Garmin, a leader in mapping solutions, to give its latest smartwatch a new lease of life. According to latest rumors, the Sony SmartWatch2 will come bundled with Garmin Navigation app out of the box. Garmin will be showcasing its navigation app designed for Sony SmartWatch 2 at the Mobile World Congress trade show starting in Barcelona next week.

Reportedly, Sony has been in talks with Garmin to support its newest smartwatch with a navigation app. Further, Sony is expected to integrate Garmin Navigation app into its upcoming high-end smartphone, dubbed the "Sirius".


Currently, there are few smart watches available in the market featuring navigation support. Amongst them, the Pebble smartwatch is being supported by Google Maps. However, due to low resolution screen, the Pebble watch may not be the right device to take advantage of Google Maps.

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Sony SmartWatch 2 To Come Bundled With Garmin Navigation App [Report]

Japan's Sony isn't a new player in the wearable devices market. Sony has been one among the few established players to come up with a smartwatch in 2012. Though, the intelligent watch was panned by critics and consumers alike. Sony, once again, launched its second generation smartwatch in 2013 by improving overall look and feel.

The Sony SmartWatch2 features a 1.6-inch display having resolution of 220 x 176 pixels. The display is much brighter, when compared to its predecessor. The NFC compatible watch uses Bluetooth connection via which users will be able to connect their smartphones. Sony made watch is compatible most Android phones, thus making the device far superior in comparison to Samsung's Galaxy Gear. The SmartWatch 2 will let you check call details, messages and e-mails, amongst other things.

The Sony SmartWatch 2 retails for Rs. 14,000 in Indian market.

Source- GPSbusinessnews

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