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Successful Kickstarter births this great Android smartwatch, TrueSmart

Omate's $149 smart watch runs a free Android OS and is thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign
By: Chris Smith | Wearable Computing News | Posted: Sep 25, 2015 7:31 pm

Being released in TrueSmart-i and TrueSmart+ models, Omate's successful Kickstarter campaign now means that users have the ability to get their hands on a completely open Android 4.4 or 5.1 smartwatch, featuring the ability to side-load any Android compatible apps or install them by browsing the Omate store supplied.

 

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With pre-orders set to finish on October 31st, the TrueSmart-i will set users back $149 and provides an Android 4.4 operating system and a 240x240 display, whereas the TrueSmart+ comes with Android 5.1, a 320x320 display and is priced at $169.

 

With shipments set to kick off in November, further features on these models include a low-power always-on sensor hub thanks to Bosch, rubber straps which incorporate Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G and GPS antennas, a magnetic charging cradle and a built in camera on the TSi model.

 

To take a closer look or order one for yourself, head here.

 

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