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HTC SmartWatch “PETRA” Ditches Android Wear, Supports Android AND iOS


HTC SmartWatch “PETRA” Ditches Android Wear, Supports Android AND iOS

HTC has been tinkering round on a suspected smartwatch undertaking for rather someday now. But up to date rumours recommend it WILL NOT use Android Wear


If the up to date rumours approximately HTC’s access into the smartwatch area are real, the corporate is probably not the use of Android Wear in contrast to just about each and every different smartwatch launched via its competitors. But HTC seems to have fairly the USP up its sleeve: its smartwatch will improve each Android and iOS. 

The tool is codenamed “PETRA” consistent with @upleaks and, so much importantly, it's stated to have a 3-day battery. If actual this can provide HTC a HUGE merit over each and every different smartwatch in lifestyles, together with Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch. 

“The watch will reportedly be to be had in 3 sizes and color mixtures (teal and lime in addition to black and blue-gray). The watch is claimed to send with a footpad that may lend a hand it extra correct rely steps, which might indisputably be a primary for a smartwatch. Full Bluetooth and GPS functions also are rumoured,” reports 9to5Google.

The show, stated to be a 1.8-inch 32 x 160 pixel setup, sounds lovely peculiar, on the other hand, until in fact it makes use of a equivalent shape issue to the Gear Fit. Support for fundamental options like cell phone notifications, song playback controls, calendar knowledge, and extra could also be incorporated.

HTC is predicted to unveil this product in March. We’ll update once we right here extra. 

Richard Goodwin 11:12, 11 Feb 2015

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