Tuesday, 26 November 2013

ZTE to launch smartwatch next year

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, ZTE is gearing up to enter the wearable device segment by launching smartwatches in the second quarter of next year.

Lu Qianhao, head of handset marketing strategy at ZTE, told The Wall Street Journal the smartwatch will offer similar features to the Samsung Galaxy Gear, but will sell for a lower price as the company aims for the "mainstream" market.
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ZTE will unveil its smartwatch in the first quarter of next year and begin selling it in China during the second quarter, before entering the European and US markets.

The smartwatch will imitate the Galaxy Gear as ZTE plans to make it compatible only with its own smartphones. However, Lu claims the company may also release other smartwatches that are compatible with other brands that operate on the Android operating system.


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  2. I only see similar devices in movies so I think its gonna be wholesome to have one of this

  3. Nice improvement in technology

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