The Neptune Pine is world’s first independent Smartwatch designed and developed by canadian startup company Neptune computer. It works independently and does not need a smartphone connection to do basic tasks like making or receiving calls, shooting a video, taking pictures, checking email, browsing web and listening to music. The Neptune Pine will feature a 2.4-inch display with the resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. It will be powered by 1GHz single core Cortex A9 processor. For multimedia, Neptune Pine will come with a 5 Mega Pixel Recondite camera. For connectivity, it will support Bluetooth 4.0, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, USB 2.0, GPS location service and 3G mobile connections. The Neptune Pine will come pre-installed with Leaf OS (a modified version of Android). It will also come with a built-in 800mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 5 hours and standby time of up to 120 hours. The Neptune Pine will come in three different version depending on the storage (8, 16 or 32GB) and pricing starts from £210 (8GB version). There is no official information available on launch but Pine is expected to be delivered during Q3 of 2013. The Neptune Pine will compete against other smartwatches like New I’m watch, Pebble e-paper watch, Martian Passport Smartwatch and Apple iWatch (rumor). Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update – The Neptune Pine is the world’s first standalone Android smartwatch and is now available to pre-order from http://www.neptunepine.com.