Don’t need to wait till day after today to determine the details on the new TAG Heuer Connected watch? Can’t say I blame you! If the new Connected is anything else like the unique, it will have to be a heck of a smartwatch. Let’s dive into what TAG Heuer plans to unveil the next day.
The brand new smartwatch from TAG is known as the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45, in line with TAG’s own website that has outed the software early. That’s a mouthful, I do know! The watch runs Android Put on 2.0 and lines all of the specifications it is advisable need in a 2017 smartwatch, nevertheless it has an additional trick or two up its sleeve that permits the watch to grow to be greater than only a smartwatch. Yep, we’re speaking about the “modular” phase in the identify, along side its Swiss background.
The Connected Modular 45 sports activities a 45mm case that permits an proprietor to switch out the Connected (smartwatch) module for a mechanical module (in particular a 3-hands mechanical module or a tourbillon), which is the place the watch will achieve its “Swiss Made” certification, a certification that used to be absent on the unique Connected, because it used to be just a smartwatch. TAG Heuer will amplify that modular concept additional by way of providing watch house owners a variety of fabrics, colours and mixtures. They’ll additionally invite swapping of lugs, straps, and buckles.
A few of the choices come with rubber straps (black, blue, pink, white, yellow, inexperienced, orange, and electrical blue), calfskin and rubber combo straps (black, gray, and lightweight brown), ceramic straps, and titanium bracelets. The lugs will are available titanium, titanium with diamonds, titanium with 18Okay rose gold, and titanium with a matte black ceramic end. Buckles can be to be had in PVD or titanium.
To recap that concept, you’ll have the ability to take your Connected Modular 45 smartwatch and switch it right into a mechanical watch with the click on or two of a button, at the side of the lugs, strap, and buckle. More or less cool, proper?
Sadly, we don’t have any just right footage to percentage at the second, however right here is that this small shot:
On the smartwatch or Connected aspect of items, the Connected Modular 45 sports activities an Intel chipset, water resistance to 50 meters (50ATM), WiFi, GPS, NFC (for Android Pay), AMOLED show, 4GB garage, Android Put on 2.0 (with Google Assistant), ambient gentle sensor, and battery lifestyles that are meant to final past 24 hours.
For many who personal the unique TAG Heuer Connected, take into account that your deal that permits you to switch out your smartwatch (plus any other $1,500) for a unique version mechanical model two years after acquire nonetheless stands. You'll be able to’t, then again, switch out your unique for the new Connected Modular 45.
The brand new TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 will value $1,650 in the US.
We’ll update this submit as we've extra.