Still can’t decide what new gadget to get this holiday season? Or maybe you’re looking for a gift to give to someone? You might want to consider getting a smartwatch as it is one of the hottest gadgets to own this season. Right now the Pebble Smartwatch is on sale at Amazon and Best Buy for $120. That’s a $30 price off from its original price of $150.
There’s no information as to how long this sale is going to last so you better order one now if you’re planning on getting one. This sale only applies to the black and red color version of the device.
The Pebble smartwatch had a successful campaign over at crowd funding site Kickstarter and was able to reach an impressive target of more than $10 million with a goal of only $100,000. The device can easily pair with an iPhone or Android smartphone via Bluetooth and provide users with notifications from the phone. It is also highly customizable with various apps available dedicated to cycling, golf, and runners just to name a few.
Pebble Smartwatch Technical Specifications
- Size: 50.3 x 32 x 8.4 (mm)
- Screen: 1.26-inch LCD
- Resolution: 144 × 168 pixels
- OS: Pebble OS
- Storage: 2MB
- Colors: 5
- Processor: ARM Cortex-M3 processor
- RAM: 96kb
- Connectivity: iOS 5+, Android 2.3+
- Bluetooth: 2.1+ EDR, 4.0 BLE
- Battery: 7 days (140mAh)
- Charger: Modified USB
One of the strongest features of this device is its long lasting battery life which reaches up to 7 days on a single charge. Other smartwatches can only last a day or two on a single charge.
While its specs may pale in comparison to other smartwatch models what makes the Pebble great is its flexibility since it can connect to both iOS and Android devices. Users will be able to view notifications from email, SMS, Caller ID, calendar and apps from this smartwatch.