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HONG KONG, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- It looks like a watch and feels like a watch but it's much smarter than that. ALCATEL ONETOUCH introduces the WATCH, a smartwatch that puts a premium on elegant design at a very accessible price. In launching the WATCH, ALCATEL ONETOUCH is not content just to make the latest connected technology available to the greatest number of consumers. Offering the WATCH at a fraction of the cost of competitors, the smartphone brand has implemented its design expertise to offer a series of fine finishes that meet the demands of those looking for the same look and feel as a traditional watch.
"It's called a wearable, so we wanted to make something that would be a pleasure to wear," said ALCATEL ONETOUCH's Chief Marketing Officer Dan Dery. "The watch face and the band are slim, like a regular watch, but it has the multi-functionality of a smartwatch."
Available in several styles - sporty dark red/volcano black, feminine all-white, classic chrome/dark gray and elegant metal-white -- the ALCATEL ONETOUCH WATCH employs materials such as brushed chrome, micro-textured resin bands and white stainless steel. This choice of finishes assures that it will appeal to both men and women, demonstrating ALCATEL ONETOUCH's dedication to bringing to the market products that fulfill everyone's needs.
While offering choice and style, the WATCH also offers multiple fitness functions and connects to Android and iOS smartphones via Bluetooth.
The WATCH is packed with sensors: the heart-rate monitor is embedded discretely on the underside of the watch face; there's also an accelerometer, gyroscope, altimeter and e-compass.
The WATCH also allows users to track their sleep cycle, distance covered, steps taken and calories burned. To monitor their fitness goals, users can access the activity overview that the WATCH offers.
When the smartwatch is connected to a smartphone, it sends users call notifications; social media updates and vibrates if users stray too far from their phones.
Touching the WATCH's screen activates a multimedia remote control. Users can control music, take pictures from their phone from a distance or make their phone ring in order to locate it.
The WATCH is compatible with a number of ALCATEL ONETOUCH smartphones in the HERO, IDOL and POP series, as well as with any phone running on Android 4.3 or above and on iOS 7 or above.
It is dust and water-resistant, with a long battery life.
Speaking of the battery, the WATCH has a clever USB charger integrated into its band for simplicity of use. With beauty and functionality integrated into one device, ALCATEL ONETOUCH offers a smartwatch at a smart price, fulfilling its mission of making the latest technology available to all.
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DESIGN Thickness of watch face: 10.5 mm
Diameter of watch face: 41.8 mm
Thickness of wristband: 3.5 mm
Width of wristband: 20 mm
DISPLAY 1.22", 262K
CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth 4.0
Can work for 2-5 days
Charging takes about 1 hour
Heart rate sensor
IP67 (water resistant)
COMPATIBILITY WATCH is compatible with Android 4.3
or above and iOS 7 and above
IDOL 2 MINI
POP D SERIES
POP S SERIES
POP M SERIES
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is simple, unexpected, down to earth, irreverent and colorful. We believe that what makes technology smart is what you can do with it rather than what it can do.
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a brand within TCL Communication, an international multicultural company which designs, develops, and markets globally a growing range of mobile and Internet devices. TCL Communication is a public company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2618.HK) and part of TCL Corporation one of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world.
ALCATEL ONETOUCH is a SMART MOVE.
For more information, please visit www.alcatelonetouch.com.
Fran Tam - ALCATEL ONETOUCH - Global
Tel.: +852 3180 2831
Jason Gerdon - ALCATEL ONETOUCH - N. America
Tel.: +1 949 245 9913
Codi Dugas - Ogilvy Public Relations
Tel.: +33 1 53 67 12 91