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Sony announces Android Wear-based Smartwatch 3

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By John Callaham on 3 Sep 2014 11:02 am

Sony has announced the Smartwatch 3, their upcoming Android Wear-based device, as part of its IFA 2014 press conference in Berlin.

The Smartwatch 3 will have a 1.6-inch LCD display with a resolution of 320x320. Inside, there will be a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, along with 512MB of RAM, 4GB of onboard storage and a 420mAh battery.. It will support NFC and Bluetooth 4.0 and is due for release this autumn.

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Sony announces Android Wear-based Smartwatch 3


Love the look of new Sony smart watch 3 ,hope they will update the smart watch 2sw to android wear? Does any one know if the will do that?

I can't imagine it would be compatible. And they'd lose all the apps and functionality their users are used to.

Android Wear requires internal memory, the Smartwatch 2 doesn't have internal memory. Neither is an internal mic and speaker on board. I own the Smartwatch 2 too and I like the design. I already tried Google Now on my Xperia T, my battery drain was very hugh, I got reminders for leaving home to get on time at an appointment, but I got a reminder too for the appointment. I don't want to talk to my phone, so I don't need voice command. I don't want to use my watch to call someone, because I don't want everybody around me can hear my call too, I own a bluetooth headset (SBH20). For the same reasons I don't think I need Google Wear on my watch, as far as I've read, Google Wear needs Google Now. The Android version on my smartwatch is all I need, I can start, end and block calls, I can read messages, I can use my musicplayer etc.