Too many Android smart watches have been forgettably basic in their design and offers some basic features like Notifications and motion tracking. But W9 is totally different it is an SIM based Android watch for advanced wearable lovers. The W9 Watchband Android Smartwatch is one of a new breed of SIM based wearable combining the simplicity of a smartphone features in a watch style. That’s why I’m excited about W9 Watchband Android Smartwatch. The $164.07 Android watch has a slim design complemented by a nice brown leather strap. (Also available in Black)
W9 Watchband Design & Specifications
Let’s start with the Watch’s hardware, at the center of the square face is a 1.54-inch color touchscreen with 240 x 204-pixel resolution. The screen is bright and vibrant with great viewing angles. It’s easily visible outdoors, which is not a simple task for a smart watch’s with small screens. Coming to the CPU it boats with MTK6572 with 1GB RAM, on the camera side it has a decent 5 Megapixel count.
In a first glans you notice it look the Apple watch, the whole ethos of the W9 is a blend of style with features, it is a watch totally meant for wearable lovers. The W9 is light and comfortable to wear for extended periods, and it’s not as big or bulky as its other competitors. Depending on your personal style and taste, you’re either go with Champagne or Black color.
A smartwatch needs to do a number of things to satisfy your needs, some simple features like quick access to notifications, call features, camera access, contacts and SMS access are important. Thanks to Android OS, it perfectly serves above discuss and some other things. Signal quality is good and no dropped calls and hit network in places with poor reception, are great things to have.
Battery life is at the top end of what to expect from Android, the built-in 600mAh battery has power enough to run two continuous days. It looks good, performs well, it perfectly encapsulates how new wearable technology can be.
- OS: Android 4.4
- CPU: MTK6572 Dual Core 1.0GHz
- GPU: Mali-400 MP
- Cores: 1GHz, Cortex-A7, Dual Core
- RAM+ROM: 1GB RAM + 8GB ROM (with 8GB TF card)
- SIM Card Slot: Single SIM
- Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
- Display: 240 x 240pixels
- Camera: 5.0MP
- Support: MP3/MP4/GPS/WiFi/3G Function
- Compatibility：Compatible with Android and iOS smart phones (Note: Do not support Apple Push Notification Service)
Overall, this is one heck of a smartwatch that you simply cannot miss. If you are new to wearables and planning to buy a fully featured, powerful smartwatch then the W9 can be your no second thought needed purchase.
Note: You can pick W9 Watchband for $164.07, and the company is currently running a promotion that basically available for discounted price. Use coupon code “GBW9” for: $137.99