Sony Aims For Simplicity With Its E-Paper FES Watch

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Whereas the Sony FES E-paper watch comes with 24 totally different design choices, its features are removed from being as in depth as its smartwatch counterparts.
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It appears that evidently Sony has confirmed that its new FES e-paper watch — which was initially “blind”-examined beneath the fake-model “Trend Leisure” (therefore “FES”) — has an early December launch date, and that in a world of smartwatches, its essential features solely appears to incorporate a chic aesthetic, an e-paper face with e-ink watch arms and … telling time.

Nicely, not precisely. Priced at $ 240 USD, the Sony FES Watch has 24 totally different design choices that change the look of each the watch face and the band, the latter of which additionally has a band of e-paper operating alongside its floor, supported by a polycarbonate strap and fixed with a standard fold-over clasp. Weighing in at 43 grams, with a case 7.5 mm thick, the device, which was made attainable by way of an online crowdfunding marketing campaign in 2014, additionally comes with a two-yr battery life.

In line with Sony’s New Enterprise Creations Division, the FES’ goal is to “[merge] know-how with trend”; if that is the case, then Sony CEO Kazuo Hira’s promise to “proceed to make advances that make your life higher and … give you wow experiences,” which he said in a press launch issued in September.

“I consider there’s nonetheless nice potential for innovation inside shopper electronics,” he added.

The Sony FES Watch shall be obtainable for buy by way of Japan’s Yahoo online buying part on Dec. 10.

By way of: CNET

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