Smart watches market continuously expanding. Currently, there are a lot of manufacturers and models of smartwatches with different prices, so there is a choice. In late October, we reported about the Chinese brand Bluboo (Shenzhen Huihua Exploit Technology Co., Ltd) and its very interesting and pretty smartwatch called Bluboo Xwatch. Why do we mention about Xwatch Smartwatch, because we know a lot more, namely Bluboo Xwatch is available at a very attractive price for $99.
Bluboo team writes: “Bluboo Xwatch is the real sports smartwatch. Besides of heart rate sensor, Xwatch has GPS, altimiter and barometer. There are necessary parts for a sports watch. According to what we know, Bluboo Xwatch is the first smartwatch specialized in sport Android wear so far.”
This smartwatch arouses interest mainly through its above-average design and hardware performance. An important aspect is also the system because Bluboo Xwatch will operate under the control of the Android Wear. What is interesting is probably the cheapest on the market today smartwach with Android Wear. The Bluboo Xwatch looks awesome. It has a beautiful 1.3-inch round screen, two side buttons, a body made of metal, and replaceable straps. Smartwatch also has features 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory and a MediaTek processor, 480mAh battery and a slim body, It is just 9.8mm. Inside the Bluboo Xwatch, you’ll also find a 9-axis movement sensor, which includes a gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, altimeter, HR and GPS. Let’s not forget the vibration motor, neat for silent notifications.The Xwatch is waterproof and shock resistant too.
The Bluboo Xwatch has a very good specification:
- CPU – Mediatek MT2601 dual core ARM Cortex A7 @ 1.2GHz
- GPU – ARM Mali-400 MP GPU
- Memory – 512MB RAM
- Storage – 4GB flash
- Display – 1.3″ round muti-touch display with 360×360 resolution
- Connectivity – Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Sensors – Gyroscope, barometer, heart rate monitor, altimeter, compass
- Battery – 400 to 480mAh polymer battery (80 hours standby time)
- Dimensions – 5.4 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (Geekbuying thickness, Bluboo still claims 9.8 mm thickness)
- Weight – 60 grams
- IP Rating – IP67
The Xwatch smartwatch is launching this coming February in Asia, followed by the U.S. and then the U.K. in the months to come. The Bluboo Xwatch is now available in presale on Gearbest for $99 + free shipping and on Geekbuying for $129.99 (why not for $99 ?).
You can find more pictures on Bluboo Facebook, and the probably soon more information will be found on the Bluboo’s product page.
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