HTC to launch its own smartwatch soon !
Now, HTC also has joined the smartwatch race with its custom smartwatch operating system. Yes, it won’t be using the Android wear like other competitors. This new OS, surprisingly will support both Android (version 4.4 or later) and iOS (7.0 later).
This HTC smartwatch has been code named as PETRA. It sports a 1.8 inch PMOLED screen with 32 x 160 Pixel resolution.
It features music playback control, health app, notifications, alarm, call controls, timer, stopwatch etc.
Check out some details about Xiaomi Smart watch also here "Xiaomi's First SmartWatch is being designed!"
HTC smartwatch packs ST micro STM32L151 chipset. The PETRA claims to have 3 day guaranteed battery life, which is a major advantage over all other competitor smartwatches. USB or POGO pin for charging.
HTC PETRA is IP57 certified and is water and dust proof. It weighs around 23 grams. It will support GPS and Bluetooth connectivity options.
It is available in three sizes – S, M and L.
Check out some details about latest Samsung's smartwatch also here "Samsung's new smartwatch 'Orbis'- All that we know till date"
HTC PETRA smartwatch will be released in USA prior to other countries. The package includes footpad which can help to analysis steps more correctly. It is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2015.