Samsung Gear S3 Frontier just got a SUPER luxurious Android Wear 2.0 competitor
Samsung Gear S3 just got a TAG HEUER connected Modular 45 is one of the most powerful smart watches around but comes with a high end price to match as it looks to take on the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.
Android wear 2.0 smartwatch are about to get a bit more luxurious thanks to a new launch from Tag Heuer.
The famous swiss watchmakers has today revealed its latest smartwatch, with the new Tag Heuer connected Modular 45 looking to take on the likes of the Samsung gear s3 Frontier.
The new device is the second released by Tag Heuer, whose original connected wearable sold over 56,000 units worldwide.
However the luxury device won’t come cheap, as a premium launch means that the new device will also come with a premium price tag to match.
As suggested by its name, the watch stands out for its mostly innovative modular design, allowing for maximum customisation for those users looking for something extra.
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Tag Heuer says that the device comes with hundreds of different design options, including straps, trims, dials, buckles among others.
There’s even the option to trench the smartwatch module altogether and choose a mechanical watch or chronograph, if that’s what you’re after.
Overall, 11 standard models of the device are on offer, with 45 more versions only available upon special request.
But if you’re looking to get your hands on one, you’ll need deep pockets, as the Connected Modular 45 will start at $1,600.
The watches itself feature a 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, complete with 2.5 sapphire cover glass and a titanium case.
Inside, there’s an Intel Atom Z34XX processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB of storage memory, all powered by a 410mAh battery that should last up to 25 hours.
The device is water resistant for up to 50 metres, and also comes with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC connections to make payments using the device.
Tag Heuer say that the watch can double as an ideal fitness companion, tracking your location when out on a run, and even able to survive a dip in the pool thanks to being waterproof up to 50 metres.
As mentioned, the watch will be powered by Google’s latest Android Wear 2.0 software, which brings a wealth of performance upgrades and new features.
This includes Android Pay to quickly tap and make purchases, but also includes the super-smart Google Assistant.
All you need to do is hold down the power button on your watch, or say “OK Google”, and the Assistant will spring to life.
The Google Assistant solves one of the biggest problems faced by smartwatch users by bringing a much faster way to write or counter to messages via dictation.
Android Wear 2.0 also bring more customisation to your watch than ever before, with users able to personalise their first choice watch face to always display information and notifications from their favourite apps.
This means you can get updates on your calendar meetings, fitness information or message alerts with just a look.
Best of all, Android Wear 2.0 brings an end to the era of needing your phone with you at all times to enjoy the most out of your smartwatch. The new software allows users to download apps directly from the Google Play app store to their watch.
Google has introduced specially designed versions of many popular apps for Android Wear 2.0 including the likes of AccuWeather, Uber, Runkeeper and more.
If you have the right network connection, you can also make calls and use these apps no matter where you are – or where your phone is.
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- TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 will powered by Intel processor
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC connections
- Integrated with Google Assistant
- Android Pay
- integrates GPS
- water resistant for up to 50 metres
- NFC sensor for payments
- 410mAh battery
- 512MB RAM and 4GB of storage memory,
- 39-inch AMOLED touchscreen display
- digital TAG Heuer dials
- Android Wear 2.0
- complete with 2.5 sapphire cover glass and a titanium case.