Qualcomm Toq is the latest smartwatch from Qualcomm featuring a unique Mirasol display. It is designed to serve as a second display to the smartphone. The Qualcomm Toq (Talk) pairs with Android smartphone (running Android 4.0.3 or above) and brings all notifications to the display where you can see them at a glance. The Qualcomm Mirasol display is a revolutionary reflective, low power display that enables an always on experience and are perfectly visible even under bright sunlight. The color capacitive touchscreen display is always on and the power consumption is so low that it does not need a power on/off button.
Recharging Toq is hassle free, as it is world’s first smartwatch to support wireless charging by incorporating WiPower LE technology. To charge the smartwatch, simply place it in its case. The battery life is expected to last for around three days on a single charge. The Qualcomm Toq pairs with Android smartphone to manage smartphone calls, text messages, meeting reminders and various notifications from the wrist. In addition to that Toq smartwatch will come with an optional ‘Premium Audio Edition’ wireless stereo headphones. This means no wires between the headsets for listening and charging. The Toq premium audio edition features high quality stereo sound with a dedicated woofer for superior wide band audio. The Qualcomm Toq is expected to go on sale during Q4 of 2013 and will cost $300 (£190). It will compete against other smartwatches like Samsung Galaxy Gear, Pebble e-paper watch, New I’m Watch, Martian Passport Smartwatch, Toshiba Smartwatch and rumored Apple iWatch. Stay tuned for more updates.
Update : Qualcomm officially announced the availability of Toq SmartWatch. It will be available to purchase in US from December 2nd 2013. The Toq SmartWatch is compatible with Android smartphones and features Mirasol display. It offers an always on experience with multiple days of battery life and visibility even in bright sunlight.