Sony Launches SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 Wearables at IFA

Sony, the Japanese giant and well-known name in the world of digital wearable devices launched its SmartBand Talk and the SmartWatch 3, the first devices that run on Google’s Android Wear operating system.
It was announced at IFA 2014, that the SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3 wearables will launch later in autumn this year. The Smartwatch 3, running over Google’s wearable-specific OS, offers significant upgraded features from the Smartwatch 2, including a higher-resolution 1.6in 320×320 TFT LCD “Transflective” display, for better screen in bright sunlight. It is a waterproof wearable with IP68 certification rating, standard microUSB port charging and voice recognition functionality.
With its built-in microphone, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope and GPS sensor technology it is claimed by Sony to be “an accessory with impressive standalone functionality”. It has a more accurate and powerful ‘lifeloging’ with Sony health tracking application, which is available at the Google Play store for the Android users. It also has 4GB of internal storage to sync playlists.
The wearable of Sony the Smartband Talk is aimed at fitness fans. It will keep keep track of runs, walks and workouts. It also allows users to receive calls through the band via the talk function, with HD Voice support.
The Sony Smartband Talk has a curved low power, always-on 1.4in e-paper display to monitor Lifelog activity, view notifications and the time.
The Japanese giant also announced its new flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3, alongside its mini-variant, the Xperia Z3 Compact, and the budget smartphone, the Xperia E3, at the sidelines of IFA 2014. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Read about our Affiliates Disclosure Policy here.