Sony Smartwatch sports NFC and more

June 26 | Posted by chris | Hardware News Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Sony has recently officially unveiled the SmartWatch 2 (SW2), which connects to any Android device such as the Sony XPERIA Z. The Japanese firm reveals the watch’s features, including NFC.1_Smartwatch_2_Black_Angled

Sony said, “If you use Android, on either smartphone or tablet, Sony SmartWatch 2 is your ideal smartwatch partner.

“It’s easy and convenient to access notifications from your wrist such as messages, calls, email, Facebook/Twitter, Calendar, or use it as a remote for your Walkman or other digital media player. This wireless accessory is ideal for pairing with large-screen devices, such as the newly announced Xperia Z Ultra, in situations which call for discrete usage.

“SmartWatch 2 introduces new features as a natural successor to the current Sony SmartWatch such as NFC connectivity for one-touch pairing, stunning premium design and a range of technologies including higher resolution for sharper viewing, better visibility even in sunlight, longer battery stamina, more intuitive interface, standalone watch functionality and a wide range of pre-installed and recommended apps.

“When not connected to your phone, SmartWatch 2 works as a standalone digital watch. Read previously received notifications, access the time, set your alarm or even use as a light when searching for your keys.

“SmartWatch 2 can also be personalised with any standard 24mm wristband and new Sony watchstraps will soon be available for further expression of your personal style.”

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