Launched initially at CES this year, the highlight of the new wearable from Alcatel OneTouch is it is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. NDTV Gadgets had spent some time with the Watch at CES and it looked and felt pretty good.
Much like other wearable devices, the Watch can track sleep, heart rate, and other daily activities. The Alcatel OneTouch Watch shows notifications for incoming calls, missed calls, SMSes, emails, Facebook, WhatsApp, and other app notifications.
The band measures 41.8mm in diameter and weighs just 55 grams. The dial features stainless steel material and includes a rubber strap.
It can connect to smartphones via Bluetooth 4.0 and can be paired with smartphones running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above, and iOS 7 and later. The Watch is backed by a 210mAh battery and includes a charging port that is tucked into wristband of the device and can be charged via USB.
The Watch features a 1.22-inch (240x240 pixels) TFT touchscreen display with oleophobic coating. It is powered by a STM429 chipset. The Watch comes with an IP67 rating that certifies it for dust and water resistance. It features an accelerometer and gyroscope sensors. The Watch will also let user's remote control music and click images via phone. It is available in Black and White colours.
Announcing the availability of the Watch, Praveen Valecha, Alcatel OneTouch Regional Director, APAC BU India said, "The Alcatel One Touch smartwatch takes technology and connectivity to the next level and is designed to deliver on the brand promise of enhancing your quality of life by the smart use of technology. The watch perfectly suits the smart youth of today as they are constantly aspiring for the life's best and use technology to keep pace with the ever changing world around them."