Pebble has introduced its first circular smartwatch dubbed as Pebble Time Round with an interactive display and not only being circular, the watch will assumed as the lightest and thinnest smartwatch produced by the company for a price tag of $249. Source
The new Pebble Time Round smartwatch deserves to be lightest and most delicate smartwatch in the world measuring just 7.5 mm thin and the Pebble Time is all metal resembling of Pebble Time Steel but weighs only 28 grams.
Despite the watchmakers compromised themselves by building circular smartwatches and opted for a square display since creating a display for a circular dial would be tougher than for making it for a Square dial. The multiple-day battery life has been a selling point for the Pebble smartwatch; the Pebble Time will last for only two days but can charge up in 15 minutes to last for full 24 hours.
The Pebble Time Round even has a microphone for voice modulated actions available through for both Android and iOS platform through which you can control displaying notifications, controlling music and even remotely controlling Pebble apps, which are of more than 6500 as of now. It has a 38.5 mm face and features the usual e-ink color display that is always on, and it does have a resistance from splashes, but it’s not entirely a waterproof.
The company is offering two variants of the Pebble Time Round watch targeting the male and the female buyers. The overall size, shape and specs for both of the watches is same but the men’s watch sport a 20 mm belt while the women’s version bears a 14 mm size belt, and it will exclusively come in Rose Gold finish option.
Pebble Time Round Key Features:
Always-on, color e-paper display with LED backlight
2.5D Gorilla glass display
Quick-charging–just 15 minutes gives you a day of use
Custom watch faces and favorite apps in the Pebble Appstore
New timeline interface: past, present and future–at your fingertips
Built-in microphone for voice reply
Choose from 14mm or 20mm strap
Splash resistant to IPX7 standard
Dimensions: 38.5mm x 38.5mm x 7.5mm
Weight: 28g / 0.99oz or 32g / 1.13oz
Pricing and Availability:
The Pebble Time Round can be ordered from Pebble’s website, Best Buy, Target, Amazon for a price tag $249. The regular sales will commence from November 8th, 2015 and the smartwatch will be available in Silver, Black, and Rose Gold color options. The company is indeed offering the SDK for developers to create or customize their watch faces and apps for the new smartwatch.