German multinational company Puma today launched its first smartwatch in collaboration with the American brand Fossil Group at IFA 2019. Both the companies are working on the smartwatch for the past 12 months those debuts at the consumer tech show in Berlin. The latest watch is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset. It runs on Google’s Android operating system for wearables, Wear OS. The wearable gadget comes with various features like heart rate monitoring, GPS tracking and Google’s virtual assistant among others.
The sports brand Puma has launched the device in three colour options black, white and yellow. The Puma smartwatch comes with a 1.19-inch round AMOLED display and is equipped with a nylon and aluminum 44mm case. The material used for casing makes it light in weight at 27 grams and the provided silicon16mm straps reduce sweating. The smartwatch is aimed at athletes and also comes with sports-centric features. It is also waterproof that means it can be worn while swimming too.
The smart wearable gadget has 512MB of RAM and offers up to 4GB of storage. The watch is backed by Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset that assures up over 24 hours of battery life. The device offers features like NFC payments, heart rate monitoring, fitness tracking, Google Assistant integration and more.
The smartwatch will be available at $275 approximately Rs 19,751 from November this year. Puma Smartwatch will take on other brands like Apple, Samsung and Fitbit that are already dominating the market. The sports brand will be offering a cheaper option where Apple Watch Series 4 comes at around $400 roughly around Rs 28,732 and Samsung’s Galaxy Watch that is sold at $330 that translates to Rs 23,704.
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