Kempler & Strauss today announced the launch of the W PhoneWatch, the world’s smallest full-function GSM quad-band cell phone watch, and the Communicator, an innovative Bluetooth-enabled hands-free device. The wearable W PhoneWatch with Communicator Integrates a set of features and functions including cell phone, touchscreen interface, color photo/video camera, MP3 player, and other productivity applications.
The W PhoneWatch is ideal for individuals with an active lifestyle, as incorporates many of the features found in full-sized smartphones. The W PhoneWatch features a touchscreen with an intuitive micro-touch interface that enables users to operate the phone by fingertip, eliminating the need for a stylus to dial phone numbers or create text messages. The W PhoneWatch incorporates a GSM phone that supports the 850MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, and 1900MHz bands. The 1.5-inch TFT LCD micro-touch touchscreen features a screen resolution of 128 x 128 and displays 260,000 colors. The watch measures a mere 57 x 45 x 18mm and weighs only 2.5 ounces.
The W PhoneWatch allows users to store up to 4GB of music, voice recordings, photos, or video via the integrated micro SD slot, and supports playback of all multimedia files. The robust feature set also includes: calendar, address book, voicemail, SMS, call log, speed dial, ring tones with vibration mode, calculator, stopwatch, and various games and utilities.
The Bluetooth-enabled W PhoneWatch, which works seamlessly with existing in-car and in-ear Bluetooth devices, comes with the Kempler & Strauss Communicator, a Bluetooth headset that allows users to control the W PhoneWatch from distances up to 16 feet. Wearable over the ear or carried conveniently in a pocket, the Communicator weighs only 48 grams and includes a noise-cancelling microphone with wind screen for clear conversations outdoors or in noisy environments.
The W PhoneWatch, which can be charged by USB or via the included battery charger, provides up to 150 minutes talk time, up to 150 minutes of music playback, and up to 100 hours of standby time. The Kempler & Strauss W Phone Watch comes with a one-year warranty and is available at a list price of $199 USD via authorized Kempler & Strauss distributors and value-added resellers worldwide.