Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk unveiled

News

At IFA we saw Sony unveil its new wearables, the SW3 and the SmartBand Talk. Here's everything you need to know
by
Sony SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk unveiled

Sony kicked off its IFA tech show by announcing two brilliant new wearables, the Sony SmartWatch 3 and Sony SmartBand Talk.

The SmartWatch 3 is Sony’s first wearable to use the Android Wear software, a version of Android that’s designed specifically for smartwatches. That means it syncs easily with any Android smartphone, bringing all of your notifications to your wrist.

Android Wear also brings voice controls to the Sony SmartWatch 3, so you can just say ‘OK, Google’ and then tell it to search the internet, set reminders and loads more.

The SmartBand Talk is all about fitness and life-logging. It can measure how many steps you take each day as well as your heart rate. And it stores that information in Sony’s LifeLog app along with details like where you went, what photos you took and even what music you listened to.

All of that gives you a simple, beautiful digital diary that helps you keep fit and makes it easy to look back on fun days out and exciting events.

We’ll have a video of these great new wearables live soon so keep checking back for more on what Sony’s been showing off at IFA.

Sony also announced two new phones that we’ve already reviewed, the Sony Xperia Z3 and Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

What are your thoughts? Join the conversation here…

comments powered by Disqus
The Sony SmartWatch 3 is one of the best smartwatches you can buy. Here's what we thought of our tim
Wearables look set to be one of the big trends this year. Here are some of the most elegant smartwat
Sony has revealed an updated version of the SmartWatch 3, which now has a stainless steel strap. And

25 April, 2017
We take a look at Apple's brand new app, Clips. The video-editing tool lets you create...
24 April, 2017
How has the world changed since the early 2000s? We take a quick look back at what...
24 April, 2017
Have you just dropped your phone in the bath, spilt a drink all over it, or got it...
21 April, 2017
Everything you need to know about creating your very own travel podcast, from equipment...
21 April, 2017
If you think you might have missed any of the latest tech news, help is at hand....

24 April, 2017
Have you just dropped your phone in the bath, spilt a drink all over it, or got it...
21 April, 2017
If you think you might have missed any of the latest tech news, help is at hand....
20 April, 2017
HTC may have only just released the U Ultra and U Play, but it looks like the company...
31 March, 2017
Huawei are back with a new set of smartphones, the P10 and P10 Plus. Both devices...
28 March, 2017
Samsung has finally lifted the curtain on the brand new Galaxy S8. Both new smartphones...
21 March, 2017
Apple has lifted the curtain on a new colour variant for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus,...
13 March, 2017
J.D. Wetherspoon has launched an app that lets punters order food and drink using...
6 March, 2017
After starting life on Google Pixel, Google Assistant will be coming to more Android...
27 February, 2017
Today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony added two exciting new additions...
26 February, 2017
Samsung gave us a quick look at some of its new devices at Mobile World Congress...
26 February, 2017
Motorola, now operated by the very reliable Lenovo, has just announced two brand...
26 February, 2017
A fantastic new range of Nokias has been announce. Introducing some great new Android...