Is the mechanical watch replaced by the Smartwatch? Even if Apple Watch and Co. take photos and steps and you can communicate as Michael Knight with KITT with it, a mechanical clock simply stands for itself. The following post is a declaration of love to the mechanical clock. Continue reading What Is The Watch Of Tomorrow?
The Galaxy S5 was the main product presented today by Samsung, but it was not the only one: the company also brought to the country the new generation of smart watches, which have left out the Android and the Galaxy brand. Moved to Tizen, Gear 2 and Gear Fit began to be sold in Brazil also on April 12, costing 1,299 and 899 reais, respectively. And Gear Fit is, at the very least, curious.
Sony’s watch connects to Android smartphones and will cost $ 999.
It displays notifications, controls the music player and allows you to answer calls.
There has never been so much talk about smartwatch as now: Samsung recently launched Galaxy Gear , Qualcomm will begin selling Toq in December and Pebble is gaining more and more users, not to mention the rumors that indicate clocks developed by Apple, Google and Microsoft . Meanwhile, Sony launches its third smartwatch: it is called SmartWatch 2 and arrives in Brazil by the end of the year for 999 reais.
The Google today announced the Android Wear platform that will bring Android to wearable gadgets, starting with watches. And the manufacturers did not take long to show off the first images of their smartwatches: LG unveiled a G Watch advertising photo and Motorola introduced the world to Moto 360, a smartwatch that does not look like a kid’s toy.
The race for brands to launch their smartwatch has been accelerating and, in addition to players already established in the market, and who were pioneers in this area, new brands with new designs and new ideas of features are now emerging.
If until now were only the markets connotated with the technology to present their proposals, it is time for a more traditional manufacturer to join this group.
According to research firm IDC, over the next four years Apple will sell part of its market share of the smartwatch to other platforms such as Android Wear, Tizen and Pebble OS. Since the launch of Apple’s Watch, the Cupertino company has reached a share of 75.5% in the last quarter.
IDC predicts that WatchOS in 2016 will fall to 49.4% to 37.6% in 2020 touch. The research firm estimates that global shipments of wearable reaches 237.1 million units in 2020, up from the 110 million estimated for 2016. Continue reading Smartwatch, 50% of the Market to Apple Watch