Japanese electronics giant Sony has finally introduced Google’s Android Wear software into its latest smartphone. Sony Android Wear SmartWatch 3 was launched during the ongoing IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany. However, the company had earlier announced that it is not planning to switch over to Google’s wearable platform. The company has now officially said that the device will indeed feature Android Wear. The upcoming Sony’s Smartwatch 3 will run on 1.2GHz quad-core processor along with 512MB of RAM.
The device will be equipped with 1.6 inch display as well as its trademarked IP68 waterproof standard. Sony’s Android Wear SmartWatch 3 will have a square form factor. Some of its notable features include 4GB of storage memory, NFC support and GPS. Additionally, the device will be having quite a good battery of 420mAh, offering enhanced battery life than the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live.
The Smartwatch 3 can be charged via microUSB, while it will also have an open port on its side. The company has said that the device is expected to be up for sale sometime this fall and will be available with a price tag of €230 in Eurpoe. However, not much information is available whether the device will be having a similar prices in India. With similar prices, it will be termed as a premium device over LG and Samsung’s square smartwatch offerings.