The large Chinese manufacturer Lenovo is actively using the days around CES 2015 to announce its new smartphones, tablets and notebooks. Among the premieres happen and presentation of interesting gadget the Lenovo VIBE the Band VB10, which lies somewhere between smart bracelets and smart watches. Because of the specific appearance will call her bracelet, although there is a large screen and functions as are typical for rubber smart watch on CentralLEDWatch website.
The device is powered CPU (chipset) Qualcomm’s the Snapdragon 410. The manufacturer promises battery life on a single charge up to 7 days, most likely due to the energy efficient display. It is curved E Ink, which is always a plus Shipping and visible sunlight. The size is 1.43 “inches with a resolution of 296 by 128 pixels (2-bit and more than 200ppi). Bluetooth LE connectivity is also always included. The screen is big enough to show beautiful dials and useful notifications (phone calls, SMS, facebook, Twitter, WeChat, etc.) up to 150 characters. Supports basic functions of daily physical activity (based on data from the built-in accelerometer) as counting calories, steps and distance and tracking of sleep. No missed alarm against too much away from the connected smartphone and detect the connected device activation signal. The bracelet Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 is compatible with devices managed by the operating systems iOS 4.3+ and the Android (or higher).
The device has weave Vins appearance. The casing is wrapped in metal with a choice of three colors – black, white and gold. The strap is rubber, but the images show that it might be possible to replace it with something more interesting. Weight is extremely low – only 30 grams. Dimensions are 60, 23.8 and 9.5 mm. The protection of water and a standard IPX7. Charging happens via Micro USB port (on the side of the hull).
The new product will sell for an extremely acceptable $ 89 (US) US dollars, and sales will start in April. Well-developed market position of Lenovo’s home market suggests that this sale will be slow, but the price will not have much difference.
GizmoEra Sentence: The attractive price and battery life can make Lenovo VIBE Band VB10 very successful product, although part of the competition offers better range of features. Lenovo’s bracelet looks like a great first purchase for novice users in the world of electronics to wear. Lenovo May have hit a loyal roads, although widget is primarily intended for the ladies.