Sony takes on Apple's Watch, says the SmartWatch 3 offers two-day battery life

Sony takes on Apple's Watch, says the SmartWatch 3 offers two-day battery life
Apple today finally announced all the details we needed to know about its very first smartwatch, which, as you've probably heard, is simply called Apple Watch.

The Apple Watch will be available to buy starting April 24. The cheapest models will cost $349, while the most expensive ones - Apple Watch Edition - will go up to $17,000 (yup, that's not a typo).

Mere hours after Apple announced that its Watch can offer "all-day battery" (which means 18 hours, not 24), Sony took to Twitter and Facebook to remind the world that its SmartWatch 3 features "two-day battery." The Japanese company used an image similar to Apple's to inform us about the long-lasting battery of the SmartWatch 3, clearly taking a jab at the Watch designed in Cupertino.

Running Android Wear, the Sony SmartWatch 3 is definitely a worthy alternative to the Apple Watch. It's currently available for as low as $249 in the US, and has a higher water-resistance rating than the Apple wearable device (IPx8 versus IPx7). Of course, choosing between the two ultimately comes down to personal preferences, and to what smartphone you're using the most.

source: Sony (Twitter, Facebook)


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