No! It’s not an Android Wear wearable, but Spice Retail has officially launched its first smartwatch, called it “Spice Smart Pulse M9010”. Available with an MOP of Rs. 3,999 via HomeShop18 from July 11.
Smartwatch is something that can fix on your wrist and also called to be a portable smartphone-wristwatch, like Samsung Galaxy Gear, Gear Fit and Gear Live for Health related and Fitness tracking, and LG G Watch and Moto 360 are purely based on Android Wear OS. iWatch is yet another highly-anticipated smartwatch rumored to be announced this Fall by Apple.
All the aforementioned are related to Health & Fitness, calling and syncing with smartphones. Sony has smatwatch as well, as said based on tracking your heart rate and so on. Pebble will be yet another one launched two years ago. Apart from this the new Spice Smart Pulse smartwatch is something special and exclusive to Indian market.
Features and Specifications
The Spice Smart Pulse M 9010 supports 2G dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) and runs the company’s proprietary Java-based operating system, which can be paired with Android smartphones via BT notifier app. Download apk offered by Spice from here. Once paired via Bluetooth notifier with any smartphone, users will be able to see notifications, receive calls, view call logs, read and write text messages (SMS), remote camera capture and music treaming as well.
The Smart Pulse M 9010 smartwatch sports a 1.5-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 240×320 pixels screen, and on which processor its powered is not mentioned by Spice. Nevertheless, the Spice Smart Pulse wearable features one digital 1.3-megapixel camera for taking pictures and video calling as well.
The Spice smartwatch supports an additional 8GB of storage expansion via microSD card, which may come with a built-in storage of 4GB or so, while the company didn’t specified about it.
Connectivity options on the Spice Smart Pulse M 9010 smartwatch include 2G (GPRS/ EDGE), and Bluetooth. Alongside got audio video player, FM Radio and supports Hindi language along with English as well. The smartwatch is packed with a 420mAh Li-lon battery, aimed to deliver up to 180 minutes of talk time and up to 2 days of standby time.
The smartwatch measures 41.7×53.7×13.6 mm and will be available in Black and Blue colour. Although Spice is apparently building a free Bluetooth headset and two different color interchangeable wrist-bands with Spice Smart Pulse M 9010 gadget.
Spice Smart Pulse M-9010 specifications
- 1.5-inch (240 x 320 pixels) touchscreen display
- Audio and video player
- Dual SIM (2G + 2G)
- Digital camera
- Make and Receive calls
- Phonebook capacity: 300 + storage on SIM cards
- Expandable memory up to 8GB
- Supports English and Hindi languages
- FM Radio
- 2G (EDGE), Bluetooth
- 420 mAh battery with up to 180 minutes talk time and up to 2 days standby
Starting from July 11, 2014, you’ll be able to buy Spice Smart Pulse M 9010 smartwatch through HomeShop18 and via retail stores across all over India.