Sony SmartWatch, a watch to control an Android smartphone

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This watch is going to surprise you. The Sony SmartWatch has a small, very bright, high-contrast color screen. It is an OLED (organic plastic) type screen , which is also tactile . It is small but very legible, actually measuring 3.6 by 3.6 centimeters. It is really light; it only weighs 15.5 grams . To this must be added the weight of the strap, which is another 26 grams. It is designed to work with any Android smartphone, including those of the Xperia family from the same manufacturer.

The watch communicates with the Android smartphone through Bluetooth wireless connectivity, which, in this case, is version 3.0. For this to be possible, the mobile phone must be within a radius of 10 meters from the clock. That way, you won't have to take your smartphone out of your pocket or backpack to answer, silence or reject calls, for example. The SmartWatch also serves to control the mobile music player ; on its small screen it shows the information about the song that is playing.

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With this watch you will be able to check the latest updates from your accounts on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter . It even shows short messages (SMS) and allows you to check scheduled tasks on the calendar. With intensive use, the battery lasts a day, but can be extended to a week if you use it little. The price includes a black strap , which is the basic one. Anyway, the brand sells loose straps in other colors , in case you want to customize it or simply vary according to the clothes you are wearing. The other colors - in addition to classic black - are blue, white, gray, fuchsia and mint green. Now the smartwatchIt can not only be used with the supplied strap, but with any other that you like. Inside the package there is an adapter that allows you to attach the watch to any strap you prefer. And is that at the back of the watch there is a fastening clip.

According to the manufacturer, this accessory is compatible with Sony Tablet P series and S series tablets , apart from a long list of models belonging to the Xperia family : Xperia Active, Xperia Arc, Xperia Arc S, Xperia Mini, Xperia Mini Pro, Xperia Neo, Xperia Neo V, Xperia PLAY, Xperia Pro, Xperia Ray, Xperia S, Xperia X10, Xperia X10 Mini, and Xperia X10 Mini Pro.

Also, the SmartWatch pairs well with Android smartphones from other brands , such as HTC , Motorola and Samsung . Specifically, it is compatible with the following models: HTC Desire S, HTC Sensation, HTC Wildfire, HTC Wildfire S, Motorola Defy, Motorola Droid 2 / Milestone 2, Motorola RAZR, Orange San Francisco, Samsung Galaxy 5, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Samsung Galaxy Fit, Samsung Galaxy Gio, Samsung Galaxy Mini, Samsung Galaxy S II and Samsung Galaxy SL. The battery lithium - ion battery is recharged by USB . It comes standard with its own USB charger. It is possible to find the Sony SmartWatch in storesat a retail price of 130 euros .