Smart phones and smart watches have been in for quite a bit of time now. And the users are more and more interested in the most happening, and most practically portable gadget. Neptune Pine is a smart watch like no other, if you own one of these you can actually leave your phone behind at home!
Neptune Computer Inc., a Canadian corporation that designs, develops and sells wearable computers, has announced the world’s first independent smartwatch: the Neptune Pine.
Neptune Pine smartwatch can make phone calls, shoot video, take pictures, check email, browse the Internet, play music, and much more; all independently without the presence of a nearby smartphone.
The watch which will run on Leaf OS, a modified version of Android, will have it’s own micro-SIM. It will allow you to make calls and will even let you connect to a data network.
The watch will come with a 2.5 inch display, 1 Ghz single-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, a 5 megapixel camera, Speakerphone, Microphone, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS and GSM connectivity. Also, the watch is said to come in 8, 16, or 32 GB memory variants.
The following apps come with the version of Leaf OS, that has been designed to fit the 2.4-inch display of Neptune Pine:
- Heart Rate Monitor
- FM Radio
The Neptune Pine features an 800 mAh battery with up to 5 hours of talk time and 120 hours of standby time. In theory with a tiny screen that may last all day with regular usage.
The watch is up for pre-order on the company website. 8 GB, 16, and 32 GB versions of the smartwatch are available at CAD $335 (Rs. 17899), CAD $365 (Rs, 19502) and CAD $395 (Rs. 21105) respectively.