Sony is adding two new editions to their SmartWatch 2 line, a Silver metal edition and, in celebration of the World Cup this year in Brazil, the FIFA edition, both looking to add some class and style to the smartwatch experience.
Sony Xperia Z1, Z Ultra and Smartwatch 2 arrive to the U.S.
We’ll compare the three -- Galaxy Gear, Pebble, and Sony Smartwatch -- in a few key areas. At first glance, they all seem pretty much the same, but once you dive into the nuance, they become three very distinct choices.
Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) may come with free smartwatch in some markets
If the leaked image is accurate, we know that ‘Xperia Z1’ is the official name of the device. We can also surmise that pre-orders will start soon, perhaps even tomorrow after Sony announces the device at IFA.
At right around $200, it’s not a significant investment for many, but also not an impulse buy. The success or failure of this will depend on apps and interface. Sony says their interface for this watch is more like Android, which will make it familiar for a wider audience.
Sony SmartWatch 2 apparently shipping starting with the week of July 15 in the UK
This week, we got a bunch of contradicting rumors about the Note 3, the Sony Xperia Z Ultra and SmartWatch 2 landed, the Google Play Edition phones stirred some controversy, WSJ spilled the beans on Google’s plans for the rest of the year, and Android 4.3 leaked in all its glory.
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