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I'm Watch with limited Android functionality is coming to a wrist near you in November

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I'm Watch with limited Android functionality is coming to a wrist near you in November
Needless to say, there’s nothing like cool tech that oozes out plenty of novel features to capture just about anyone’s attention from afar, but there’s one that’s particularly more captivating since it fits conveniently on your wrist.

Actually, an Italian company called Blue Sky is aiming to perk up the attention of smartphone users with their Android-based “I’m Watch.” As you can probably infer from its name, it’s a cool looking watch that offers some limited Android functionality – yet, it doesn’t seem or sound as gimmicky as others in the past. Naturally, some people are going to be interested in a little toy like this one, especially when it’s starting price point is at 249 euros ($350), but you’re not going to treat it like one if you happen to pick up higher models that pack luxuries such as jewels, diamonds, and other faces.

In terms of functionality, it features a 1.54” touchscreen that allows for some limited tasks like sending text messages, accessing your email, and viewing photos. Also, its built-in 3.5mm headset jack will allow you to connect headphones and jam out to some tunes. And with Bluetooth on board, it allows just about any smartphone, even the iPhone, to connect to it – so that you can inconspicuously screen phone calls.

I'm Watch with limited Android functionality is coming to a wrist near you in November
But seeing that it’s powered by a Freescale IMX233 processor with 64MB of memory, in addition to the 4GB of flash storage for content, it’s not going to be replacing any dedicated gadget any time soon. Nonetheless, it’s one accessory that we’re sure some people will appreciate. So if you’re in interested in one, you can place a pre-order now, but don’t expect to arrive soon seeing that Blue Sky intends to ship them out starting in November.

source: I’m Watch via The Droid Guy & PC Magazine

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posted on 08 Aug 2011, 10:20 3

1. Synack (Posts: 666; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)


Badass

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 17:20

16. E.N. (Posts: 2280; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Would you buy it?

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 10:24 1

2. icesick06 (Posts: 28; Member since: 03 Nov 2009)


Well if it really did have 64GB of memory, that would be amazing. But sadly, its a typo and the watch actually has only 64MB of memory.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 11:15 1

5. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5478; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Actually it has 4 GB Flash Drive and 64 MB of RAM.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 10:50 3

3. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


but wouldn't we have something better in our pockets already? a smartphone perhaps?

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 10:58 1

4. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


Are you freaking serious? An Android powered watch? Has Google seriously run out of ideas? What's next, an Android powered calculator? or an Android powered TV? Oh wait, that one was a flop.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 11:26 14

6. MalakiMills (Posts: 256; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)


I'm a little curious Miz, is this you're only goal. Go onto any post and bash android. I mean come on you don't even complain about a certain product, or give constructive criticism to an idea. Just straight degrade anything android and praise all that is apple. Either you are the most fake person ever just trying to get a rise out of some fans of android. Or you're just an ignorant person unwilling to open their mind to anything that doesn't have an "i" in front of it.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 11:51 4

8. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5478; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


It is not by Google, it is made by an Italian company called "Blue Sky".

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 11:45 9

7. duder (unregistered)


@ Miz im confused how google created this when it says in the post that its made my an itailan company Blue Sky. Was it that you were so balls deep in ur ios you couldnt take the full 30 seconds to read what was acually written? Just curious....

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 12:48 10

9. NeXoS (Posts: 278; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Cuz The_Miz is an effin tool.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 21:34 3

19. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2967; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


The Miz is just a troll. He is bored out of his mind so he bashes android any chance he gets. He clearly is too ignorant to actually read any articles, he just skims through them and decides to bash it. I doubt he even has an iphone but him and the rest of the isheep are still living in 2007 when the iphone was "cool".

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 13:22 2

10. SavageLucy42 (Posts: 211; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


Still waiting for the watch that allows you to make video calls.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 14:01 3

11. GALAXY-S (Posts: 701; Member since: 07 Jun 2011)


umm is it waterproof???

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 14:24 1

13. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5478; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


No, it is not wateproof.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 14:23

12. saiki4116 (Posts: 350; Member since: 31 Mar 2011)


WTF how do u type an sms on that thing

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 14:27 1

14. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5478; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


You can't.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 17:15

15. steviewonders (Posts: 20; Member since: 03 Nov 2009)


I've been looking for a watch that would connect to my phone and allow me to navigate through the media player. Sounds like it could be possible with this. If anyone knows of a device like this already please let me know.

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 21:16

17. joseg81 (Posts: 165; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


sony made something similar but seemed like it didn't pan out. think it was called "the view".

**correction...."live view"**

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 05:24

20. steviewonders (Posts: 20; Member since: 03 Nov 2009)


Ah Brilliant!!!! Thanks very much. That's a lot more affordable as well. Just gonna look through some reviews.

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 12:55 1

22. protozeloz (Posts: 5375; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


http://www.phonearena.com/reviews/Sony-Ericsson-LiveView-Review_id2623 hope this helps =)

posted on 08 Aug 2011, 21:31

18. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2967; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


You know what sucks? That watch has a much cooler clock widget than most non Sense android phones lol.

posted on 09 Aug 2011, 09:50

21. rican (Posts: 132; Member since: 02 Jul 2011)


gotta admit its pretty sweet but i wouldnt pay no more than 200 for it.

posted on 17 Aug 2011, 13:52

23. Tanner (unregistered)


I love thes. But wen is it comeing out

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