Surface Watch is rumored to be the first SmartWatch from Redmond giant Microsoft featuring a custom version of Windows 8 OS. The prototype smartwatch is now in testing phase and outer casing is made up of Oxynitride Aluminium. The Surface Watch is rumored to feature a 1.5-inch OLED display and will come with removable wrist bands. For connectivity, it will support Bluetooth 4.0 and LTE connections. The Surface Watch will come pre-installed with custom version Windows 8 OS and will support push notifications. For storage, it will come with 6GB of built in memory and SkyDrive cloud storage. There is no further information available on the SmartWatch but it is expected to launch sometime during Q4 2014. The Surface Watch will compete against other SmartWatches like Pebble Watch, New I’m Watch , Samsung Galaxy Watch and Apple iWatch . Stay tuned for more updates or follow @harrym20 on Twitter.
Update : According to a recent patent filing, Microsoft’s debut SmartWatch will feature fitness tracking sensors (to monitor heart rate and other fitness activities) and a customized docking station. The docking station can be used for charging and synchronise with other devices.
Update : Microsoft’s Debut SmartWatch Design Revealed In New Patent Filing
According to a new patent filing, Microsoft’s debut SmartWatch will feature an electronic band similar to the one that was leaked last week.
Update : According to a new rumor, Microsoft will launch its debut SmartWatch (or SmartBand) in October 2014. It will come with eleven health tracking sensors, Open APIs and cross platform compatibility. The Microsoft SmartWatch will be compatible with Apple’s iPhone and Android smartphones.
Update : Microsoft Rumored to Launch First Wearable Device Within Weeks
According to a new Forbes report, Microsoft will launch its first SmartWatch in the coming weeks. It will track wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms. In addition to that it will pack a powerful battery which is expected to last two days on a single charge.