Company: Pebble Technology Corp.
After using the Pebble Smart Watch for over a month I am glad to say that I picked the right smart watch for me. Not only does it look ‘geeky’ (right up my alley) but it also functions flawlessly. From game alerts to phone calls it’s all right there on my wrist to view.
You may be thinking; why would I want all my notifications to alert me via wrist watch? I had the same thought when considering whether or not I wanted to drop the money on one of these new gadgets. After browsing around I found a lot of people talking about how convenient it is to have the ability to glance at a notification and not take out our mobile (I refuse to call them “phones” anymore).
So I decided to look around for which smart watch would work best for me and it came to the Pebble. Without ever touching a single smart watch in my life I looked at the pros and cons of the newer Android Wear devices and the Pebble Smart Watch. What sold me on the Pebble was the ability to see the screen in broad daylight, ‘long’ battery life, and the fact that it is water proof. All of those things no Android Wear device could say at the time of my research.
- Fast Charging
- The first time I charged this device I was asleep and did not see how fast this little guy charged.
- On the second charge, I was at work and saw this trooper charge from about 15% to 90% in about one hour.
- Long battery life
- They Pebble is advertised to last five to seven days on a single charge. I have had much better results.
- Since I turn off Bluetooth when I am at home I have been getting close to fourteen days of batter life. Which is great for any modern day mobile electronic.
- Easy to read
- The screen is black and white, similar to the Kindle’s display which makes it super easy to see in bright areas or in direct sunlight.
- There is also a back-light for those dark rooms.
- Easy to use
- There are only four buttons on this watch; up, down, select, and back.
- This makes it very easy to know what button to use do do a certain task (also the fact that there are only a few actions that can be used).
- Quick notification viewing
- This is one of the greatest features of any smart watch (and Google Glass).
- Being able to glance at your wrist to see if that email, text message, or snapchat is important makes a world of difference. Especially when out with friends or visiting family.
- Still get notified even if phone is on silent
- This comes in handy when at work; I feel really weird having my mobile on ring when I am working cause I don’t want to disrupt my coworkers.
- Putting the mobile on silent does not effect the Pebble; my wrist will vibrates to alert me and no one hears a sound.
- No voice commands
- This would make the Pebble 100% better than any other smart watch out there. However, this is a feature that I have only found on Android Wear devices.
- I love Google Now and use it almost daily, so having that ability on my wrist would save a lot of time.
- Proprietary charger
- I would have liked for the Pebble to use a micro USB cable to charge since I own about ten of them already.
- With that said the charge they supply is nice but if it gets lost we will be paying for a new one from their site.
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