Neptune Pine is a 2.4-inch standalone Android-based wristwatch

Neptune Pine is a 2.4-inch standalone Android-based wristwatch
‘Wearable computing’ has been one catch phrase that has long promised to become more meaningful with real devices from the biggest tech companies, and now that sources like the Wall Street Journal have corroborated rumors of an upcoming iWatch by Apple, here is another fun upcoming device, this time based on Android.

The Neptune Pine, as it is called, is a stand-alone device that you can plug your micro-SIM card in. Coming with a 2.4-inch screen that stretches the limits of wristwatch convenience, you get a modified version of Android called Leaf OS. In it are basic apps like clock, phone, camera, mail, maps, browser and so on. You also get apps like a heart rate monitor.

The gadget can connect with others using Bluetooth 4.0 and it sports an 800mAh battery. At least that’s the plan. It’s not yet real, and the developers will have a hard time actually bringing this to market.

But with others like the Pebble smartwatch being extremely popular with customers, and with the big names in the industry like Apple obviously exploring the possibilities of a smartwatch, it is an interesting prospect.

source: Neptune Pine

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23 Comments

1. Ray.S

Posts: 456; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

What a spacious keyboard!

2. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

How tiny must my fingers have to be?? 2-3 mms??

5. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Don't worry there will be a mini stylus for it or when combined with Google glass who knows you could type just by moving one's eyeballs around ... just suggesting so that this could be patented :)

10. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

haha had the same thing in mind. Why don't they use AlphaNumeric keys instead of qwerty. Lol'd at this :))

12. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

If that was an apple product you wouldn't even make a joke

3. techsavvy.jaz

Posts: 163; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

I would like to see it on a hand. 2.4" isnt small exactly.. had few mobiles with that screen estate..

6. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

But I bet they came with harware keyboards/numpad.

9. zazori08

Posts: 113; Member since: Dec 21, 2011

or an alphanumerical keyboard on screen

11. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

2.4" touchscreen w/o physical keyboard/numpad? I believe the smallest I ever saw/know is the X10 mini and the keyboard/numpad on that one is very uncomfortable.

21. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Had a Cowon D2 player and it came with a small stylus. Of course that was a worse screen using resistive instead of capacitive. Probably would be better for watch/ Heart rate monitors than what's currently on the market for avid runners and the like.

4. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

id rather have something that my phone pushes notifications too instead of a wrist phone.

7. Piotrek007

Posts: 119; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

To be honest... the idea is nice, but it looks very cheap and plastic =\ not really a man's watch...

8. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I like it

13. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

As long as it can pair with Android/iOS/WP7-8/Symbian/(BB?) :D

14. AnukulVcool unregistered

2.4" inch display! thats very big! if so its not a wrist watch but a wrist-clock. just like phablet!

17. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Remember d**k Tracy's?

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I think these smart watches have promise.

16. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Needs gesture-based equivalent of Graffiti for text entry.

18. brycdavis

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

The keyboard.....meh. Luckily androids voice recognition is fairly accurate these days.

19. rcranium

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Very cool. The obvious next step in portable electronics.

20. DKMDROID

Posts: 103; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

i think for what it is having a messaging app is ridiculous i dont mind having to read received mail on something like this, but typing thats a whole other story personally i think if the message is important enough u can pull your smartphone from your pocket and send a text or email etc.....

22. D_Tech-tive

Posts: 104; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

Needs speech to text!

23. reindeer_nation

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

The last picture sends chills down my spine.. must..have...it. I can just imagine tapping emails on that watch:)

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