Awesome Gadget of the month February this year. But let you look at the picture, is it a wrist watch? Is ita Smarphone? Is it a PMP? Well, its all three-in-one featured SmartWatch. They guys at Sony have got really creative and come-up with a SmartWatch that not only does the job of a wristwatch, but also lets you use it as a smartphone. Like the original Sony LiveView, the new SmartWatch connects to your Android phone via Bluetooth and displays a variety of notifications from social networks, emails and even access and control of applications on your phone. The Sony SmartWatch is improved over last year’s model with a full color display, accelerometer and a variety of color rubber wrist bands to choose from. For those who want a more traditional look, Sony also has a wrist band connect a standard watch wristband. But here the main difference between the Sony SmartWatch and the other Android watches we’ve seen at CES is that Sony’s watch is simply an accessory rather than a standalone device. the good news is that the Sony SmartWatch can now keep the time even if it is not paired with your Android phone. by design, the SmartWatch is limited in functionality, but that allows it to retain its charge for much longer than the I’m watch and the Motorola ACTV.
Sony’s Smartwatch is compatible with all phones running Android 2.1 or higher. A Sony rep mentioned that the final hardware will be tested slightly before launch, but we should see the Sony SmartWatch show up on Sony’s website and retail stores before the end of March this year for $149.