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Com1 to Launch Android Wear Smartwatch with Slim Aluminium Body

We have seen Android Wear watches from LG and Samsung and they are mostly made of plastic. But now Com1 is looking to launch its new square-faced, metal-clad Android Wear watch made of either Aluminium or Stainless Steel. Another advantage of Com1 is that it is only 10mm thick with a battery life of around 2 days. The metal body of the watch comes with standard Black Strap or a White Strap based on whichever you choose. The project has been listed on crowd funding site Indiegogo and you can pre-order is now.

Com 1 smart watch is IP67 waterproof to 1m and has a 1.6 inch AMOLED display with a 320 X 320 resolution. It also has the usual set of sensors including 3-axis gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, Pedometer, GPS, Heart Rate Sensor, Pressure, Humidity and Temperature.

Com1 watch

The watch comes in both aluminium and stainless steel frames with a choice of black or white rubber strap or you can upgrade to brown leather or stainless steel strap. On the connectivity front there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and also features a FM radio.

Com1 watch 1

Hardware Specs of Com1:

  • CPU: 1GHz XBurst-based Ingenic JZ4775
  • Multimedia:
    • Dedicated 2D graphics engine
    • VPU (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, VC-1, H.264, VP8, RV9), 720p@30fps
  • Memory:
    • 256KB L2 cache RAM
    • 512 MB LPDDR1
    • 4 GB eMMC
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n at 2.4/5 GHz)
    • Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR (BLE Compliant)
    • FM
    • NFC
  • Display:
    • 1.6” AMOLED Display , 320 x 320 resolution, 16.7 Million Colors , LED back light, Brightness: 300 cd/m^2.
  • Touchscreen support
  • Sensors:
    • 3-axis gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, Pedometer, GPS, Heart Rate Sensor
    • Pressure, Humidity and Temperature
  • Audio: DMIC, speaker
  • Power: USB and 400 mAH Battery, with PMU and a custom magnetic lock 4-pin charger.
    • Battery life of 2 days (approx.).

The watch is listed on Indiegogo with a starting price of $125 and goes up to $170 based on the watch case and perks involved. You can pre-order it from here. The developers are hoping to ship Com1 in January 2015 if everything goes fine with the manufacturing.

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