Qualcomm sets a $349 price tag for its Toq smartwatch, to launch on Cyber Monday (Dec 2)
0. phoneArena 18 Nov 2013, 07:50 posted on
Silicon slinger Qualcomm's Toq smartwatch has been on our radar since early September, and while details were mostly abundant, two essential questions remained unanswered – price and release date...
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1. Daftama (Posts: 619; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
I watch soon to come just wait and see phenomenal price tag of $399... Where do you guys make these prices 200 250 yes...
2. DaHarder (Posts: 177; Member since: 10 Oct 2009)
Here come the endless stream of 'that's too expensive' comments from those who've obviously never bought a quality time piece (that has a fraction of the functionality of this device) yet most often cost considerably more.
Granted... Given what this device appears to offer, it being some US 50.00+ more than the Galaxy Gear while delivering less functionality, fewer features and lesser build materials/quality, does place it in a price tier higher than is (comparatively) justified.
5. marbovo (Posts: 658; Member since: 16 May 2013)
For me, the only similarity among regular time pieces and these new watches is that both of them are used on our wrists, we can´t even compare them
6. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
I much prefer this display to the galaxy gears
3. mturby (unregistered)
i can have a moto g with $349
4. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)
Who would wear an ugly thing like this on their wrist?
8. cdgoin (Posts: 512; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)
Another pointless product.. google glass and these watches need a cell phone connected too them.. the game changer will be when they are voice activated and ARE the cell phone till then they are gimicky overpriced toys. Rather wear a nice watch than this geek toy..
10. donphone (Posts: 64; Member since: 20 Oct 2013)
Explain pointless? What if you prefer not to pull your phone out of your pocket/backpack/purse and would like quick information/notification off a watch screen? Much like the reason for the wrist watch vs. the pocket watch. Or what if you need to charge your phone while maintaining connected for important notifications?
I'd much rather wear a watch then wear glasses that don't look like glasses.
9. mattkl (Posts: 212; Member since: 01 Feb 2010)
Now this is going in the right direction. Can't wait to see what Google and Apple (more the former of course) bring later.