Kickstarter sensation and smartwatch pioneer, Pebble Technology Corp. today announced its entry into the India market with its range of smartwatches including – Pebble Classic, Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel & Pebble Time Round. The range of smartwatches will be exclusively available on Amazon.in from May 12th 2016 onwards along with Cash on Delivery(COD) option.
Since its inception in the year 2012, Pebble has built the most enjoyable, customizable, and versatile smartwatches. Its open platform of over 17,000 developers further helps the company to bring the most affordable & accessible smartwatches for its users.
The global market for wearable technology is witnessing a surge. IDC predicts 110 million wearable devices to be shipped in 2016, up by nearly 38 percent from the last year. As India continues to be at the centre of technological revolution led by smartphone penetration, there is a huge opportunity for adoption of wearable tech.
“We are extremely excited to introduce Pebble in India. Indian users have always been open to adopt new technologies especially in mobile. Hence, we see a promising future for Pebble in India. Our unique products offer amazing experience at an affordable price point to the users. In conjunction with our India launch, we are also looking at establishing a connected community of users and developers in India” says Eric Migicovsky, Founder & CEO, Pebble. “To reach out to users across regions we have partnered with Amazon.in for exclusive distribution of our watches”
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Samir Kumar, Vice President, Category Management, Amazon India said, “We are very happy to offer our customers across India the first access to Pebble smartwatch. Customers today are very tech-savvy and are constantly on the lookout for purchasing interesting new devices well as updating their existing gadgets. We see this as a great opportunity to enable an easy and convenient access to the Pebble & add joy to their shopping experience on Amazon.in.”
Pebble has also introduced its health & fitness ecosystem- Pebble Health, a software update that enables non-stop activity tracking and sleep monitoring in all its smartwatches. Pebble Health features timeline, an interface that highlights what’s important in your day so users can get things done: past, present and future–at fingertips. Pebble Health seamlessly integrates with timeline that makes the stats and insights conveniently accessible for the user. Moreover, the app focuses on personal success by measuring the daily progress against personal average of the users. Every aspect of Pebble Health works simply, automatically, and seamlessly so that it’s fun and easy to use. Pebble Health is fully compatible with Google Fit and Apple Health Kit, Pebble Health.
The smartwatch also offers an always-on, easy-to-read, color e-paper display; They work with Android™ and iPhone® smartphones. Users can also enjoy the in-built Pebble app store to browse a selection of over 13,000 free apps and watchfaces. Pebble is actively engaging with the developers to populate the app store (available on iOS and Android users). The company has also launched special watchfaces for India market.
Meet the Smartwatches
Pebble Classic is the original and uncomplicated smartwatch that comes with a 1.26-inch ePaper display- an ultra-low-powered Sharp LCD with a 144×168-pixel resolution. Once fully charged, Pebble Classic can last for 7 days. It has a motion-sensing accelerometer and Ambient Light Sensor. The waterproof smartwatch is available in five colors: Cherry Red, Jet Black, and Arctic White. It also offers basic control of music on your phone: it’ll display song titles and let you pause and skip tracks. Pebble Classic is also perfectly adept at notifying you of calls, texts, emails and messages.
Available in Red, White & Black color and limited version in Pink color.
Pebble Time is an awesome smartwatch with no compromises for iPhone and Android. Pebble Time and its timeline interface highlights what’s important in your day so you can get things done: past, present and future–at your fingertips. Pebble Time takes what Pebble users love the most — daylight readability, up to 7 day battery life, water resistance, customizability — and adds a color e-paper display, voice dictation for message replies, and a thinner, ergonomic design to the mix. The Pebble Health feature tracks your steps, sleep, and helps to get personalized insights. It certainly takes care of all the business and fun stuff without users getting glued to their smartphones.
Available in Red, White & Black color.
Pebble Time Steel
Pebble Time Steel fits every occasion with hundreds of watch faces, with up to 10 days of battery life and personalization mode. With just 10.5 mm thin design, ergonomic profile and stainless steel band, the smartwatch enables you to manage everything from notifications, calendar events, incoming calls, fitness, music playback and more. Pebble Time Steel is also water resistant up to 30 meters and has a built-in microphone for voice notes and quick replies. The Pebble Health feature tracks your steps, sleep, and helps to get personalized insights. It certainly takes care of all the business and fun stuff without users getting glued to their smartphones.
Available in Black, Gold & Silver color.
Pebble Time Round
Pebble Time Round sets a new standard for what’s possible with wearable technology. At 7.5mm thin and weighing just 28 grams, Pebble Time Round is the thinnest and lightest smartwatch in the world. Two band sizes (14mm or 20mm), three finishes (Black, Silver, or Rose Gold), and a selection of leather and stainless steel bands help Pebble Time Round suit more wrists and personal styles than ever. Pebble Time Round’s quick-release watchband mechanism lets users swap bands in seconds. The Pebble Health feature tracks your steps, sleep, and helps to get personalized insights. It certainly takes care of all the business and fun stuff without users getting glued to their smartphones.
Pebble Time Round features a quick-charging battery that lasts up to two days on a single charge. Charging for 15 minutes is enough to achieve a day of battery life.
Available in 14MM Silver Stone & 20MM Black.
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