The miracle of watch-phones – 10 quirky wearables to 'question' your Android Wear purchase
0. phoneArena 17 Jul 2014, 07:34 posted on
Unlike today's smart-watches, which are designed as servants to a smartphone, the Chinese watch-phone is a completely autonomous entity. It makes ample use of its assets – a built-in SIM card slot or two, a spec sheet of cheap internals, and a featurephone-like Java operating system to put the best and worst of pre-iPhone mobiles on your wrist...
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4. sgodsell (Posts: 2410; Member since: 16 Mar 2013)
I remember people saying that about smart phones. Why do you need a smartphone when you can use a laptop it can run more programs, its faster, bigger screen, now look at smartphones today. I had a Galaxy Nexus S back in 2010. It had a single core 1ghz CPU with 512mb of ram. Now on my Gear Live smart watch I have more computing power then that smartphone. Times constantly change everything, and time waits for no one. With that said, some can see potential in a smart watch, while others will have no need.
I would like to know the resolution of this smart watch.
5. steedsofwar (unregistered)
Agreed bro. Also look to their prices! They pack more hardware than your average mainstream OEM but cost so little.
3. kaikuheadhunterz (Posts: 1076; Member since: 18 Jul 2013)
I think the An1 Smart Watch Phone 2.0 (#9) is the most decent one out of all those "smartwatchs"
6. benhar156 (Posts: 10; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)
These are close to what we can call real smart-watch. Look at smart-watches from Sony or any other, they need a smartphone to do all the basic stuff...they are more like a modified digital watches. Smart-watches now are more like accessories which cannot be used separately. I just hope the big companies make something which can be actually be called "SMART-WATCH".