Microsoft is planning to release a new smartwatch
Do you like the idea of wearable computing devices, like the smart watches and the Google Glass? If you do, don’t miss out to explore the latest rumors about a new exciting wearable watch, developed by Microsoft. Yes, you read right! After we have heard the rumors about the iWatch and the smartwatch, developed by the big manufacturers in the mobile world, it makes sense that Microsoft will join the competition with its own product. The team that is working on the prototype is the Surface. The earliest phases of the project were assigned to the Xbobx, but now the company aims to achieve a more unified structure.
According to reliable sources, Microsoft is pretty serious about the project for the smartwatch. Recently, there were rumors that the company is placing orders for 1.5-inch displays. There was also information that Microsoft will use the Surface magnetic connector in the wearable device.
The unique about the smartwatch by Microsoft will be its removable wrist bands. It will be offered in several different color options, like blue, yellow, red, grey, white and black. The material chosen for the building of the watch is Oxynitride Aluminium. It is among the most expensive materials in the industry that provides transparency and toughness, three times stronger than the glass.
What will the OS be for the smartwatch? Of what we know from sources, the prototype works with especially bakes Windows 8. It has 6GB storage and provides different features for connectivity, including LTE that can connect you to the cloud space. In addition, the wearable device will be able to deliver notifications and to give you access to music.
There is not an official launch date for the smartwatch yet. We expect that Microsoft will release the new device sometime in the Q3 or Q4 2014. What do you think?