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Five Smart Watches in the Market before you see the iWatch

Apple has an history of transforming things, be it music or a computing device. Now the company has reportedly attempting to redefine watches  into a wearable smart device called iWatch that runs iOS. While there are a few smart watches available, we have to wait and see what iWatch is capable of. Having witnessed how iPad transformed the tablet world we are sure to see some interesting changes into Smart Watches.  Last year analyst Forrester issued a report describing wearable computing as “the new platform war”. Here in this post we see few Smart Watches that have already started surfacing into the market. These devices provide features like social media integration, messaging, GPS Location etc.

1. Sony Smartwatch

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Its just 0.03 inch think, dust resistant and splash resistant with a super smooth touch screen that lets you read all your latest text messages, emails or Facebook® and TwitterTM updates right from your smartphone on SmartWatch. You can find SmartWatch compatible apps on Google PlayTM and personalize your SmartWatch with the applications you want. Also it lets you connect your smartphone to your SmartWatch and then access all your music on your phone. Play, skip, fast forward.

You can buy it here

2. Motorola MOTOACTV

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You may not call it a Smart Watch as such but its capable of precisely track your running and cycling outside via GPS and in the gym. It lets you wireless upload your workout data to the Free MOTOACTV Training Portal. Its smart enough to learn what song motivate you. MOTOACTV is sweatproof, rain resistant, scratch resistant with intuitive controls and its touchscreen display adjusts to sunlight.

You can buy it here.

3. WIMM One Wearable Android Device

WIMM One Wearable Android Device has a Pre-installed Android-based Micro Apps and access to dedicated app store. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, 2GB user storage. It has a capacitive touchscreen, battery life to 30 hours and a black wrist strap.

You can buy it here

4. Pebble E-Paper Watch for iPhone and Android

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Pebble connects by Bluetooth to your iPhone or Android device and it is as easy as downloading the Pebble app onto your phone. All software updates are wirelessly transmitted to your Pebble. Its compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5 or any iPod Touch with iOS 5 or iOS 6. It also supports Android devices running OS 2.3 and up. It works great with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

You can buy it here

5. Android 2.2 Smartphone Watch

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It’s a Smart phone watch with Android 2.2 OS with WIFI, GPS, G-sensor, Camera: 3.0-5.0M, 2.0 inchs with multi-points touch screen and loads of other features including MP3/MP4/Record function.

You can buy it here.

Any guesses on what iWatch would be capable of?

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