Smartwatches and wearables in general, are currently some of the hottest products around. Going well beyond the simple ability to tell time, these smart devices can offer the user a wealth of additional connected features and more often than not, can double as a fitness tracker too. However, they are generally quite expensive purchases. That said, Elephone are known for bringing affordable handsets to the market and now it looks as those they have turned their attention to smartwatches with their recently announced W2 Classic Smartwatch.
The Elephone W2 smartwatch looks to retain the essence of a classic watch while also offering a number of smarter abilities. The Elephone W2 connects to smartphones using Bluetooth 4.0 and also is compatible with a downloadable app. As such, you will be able to make use of alerts to let you know when a call is coming through. Likewise, you can also set an alarm as a reminder. Those interested in the more health-related features can make use of the Elephone W2's built-in pedometer and sleep sensors, so you can track your steps made and also monitor your sleep patterns and duration. There are other smart features on offer as well, like the ability to control your camera remotely, although, what is likely to appeal to watch enthusiasts, is its commonality with analogue watches. For instance, this is a smartwatch which does not need to be daily or even weekly charged. The battery inside is one which is said to offer up to three months of usage in between charges. So this will be ideal for those who prefer a longer lasting level of usage, without having to worry about finding a power outlet. This is also a smartwatch which comes with an IP53 rating for water resistance. As such, the Elephone W2 is protected against dust and water splashes.
Of course, one of the most attractive aspects of the Elephone W2 is its price, as this is a smartwatch which can currently be pre-ordered from GearBest for only $79.99. What's more is that you can also choose the color as GearBest are currently taking pre-orders on a silver and brown version, as well as a brown and golden variant. Both are currently priced at $79.99 and can be pre-ordered anytime before February 5th. To find out more about he Elephone W2 Classic Smartwatch or secure a pre-order, head through the link below.