The Sony Ericsson LiveView is the first Sony Ericsson accessory to be compatible with the open Android platform which gives developers an opportunity to be creative and develop the next must-have innovative application.
Sony Ericsson has released a Bluetooth based smart watch for all android devices. This smart watch is a revolution in technology. This smart watch has been released a years ago with the name Sony Ericson Live View smart watch. This is the First version of smart watch from Sony.
Sony Ericsson Live View
This is a compact (3.5 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm) device that boasts a 1.3″ colour OLED display (128 x 128 pixels) and remote control functionality.
# The features included in this watch are :
- 1.3 inch colour O-LED Display
- View SMS & social communication updates
- Enhance with additional applications
- Control your music (play, pause, select track and adjust volume)
- RSS Feed
- Weather display
- And some other features…
The disadvantage of this device is this is not fully touch smart watch. To overcome this the sony has released its Next version of smart watch with fully touch and good looking smart watch. This version is known as Sony Smart watch where as first version is known as Sony Ericsson live view smart watch.
Sony Smart Watch
# Features and specifications of latest smart watch are :
- Weight : 15.5 gms.
- Dust and Splash Proof
- Size: 36mm x 36mm x 8mm
- Sony Smart Watch can store upto 255 widgets
- 1.3″ OLED Touchscreen ( 9 Distinct Touch Areas)
- This device comes with wrist band in different colors and this can even be used as a clip.
- Facebook, Twitter updates, Time and date, SMS, email, Call handling, Music handling etc.
- It lacks an internal speaker or 3.5mm headset jack – though,
- You can still listen to Music on the go Using a pair of Wireless Bluetooth Headphones.
- Low usage, 1 week.
- Typical usage, 3-4 days
- Heavy usage,1 full day
- Charging connector: USB cable
- Bluetooth core version: 3.0
- Watchband and clip
- Music player control – track information on display
- Can read sms and email and calendar reminders on display
- Social networking services: Facebook, Twitter
- Reject and mute calls, pre-defined sms, take call and use headset
Note : This device will support only android versions greater than 2.0