Top 10 Technologically Advanced Wrist Watches
10 Azimuth SP-1 Mecanique
One of Azimuth’s most innovative timepieces. This masterpiece combines futuristic style with cutting-edge technology features. It has a rotating representation of Earth from space that rotates every sixty seconds. It sports a jumping hour display as well as a rotating disc at the base of a minute hand that is powered by a Unitas 6497 movement finished in Cotes de Geneve. This wristwatch has a domed sapphire crystal screen and is built of 316L stainless steel. It has a perforated leather strap with blue stitching and a 3-dimensional minute hand. It also has a three-bar water resistance rating.
9 Polar RS600CX
It includes a total of 80 features. The ambient temperature, GPS, heart rate monitor, cadence, incline, speed, and even average running stride length monitor are all included. Three separate shoe specs can have different settings applied to them. It can also be used as a cyclometer on a bicycle. Measure efficiency, left/right balance, and power output in addition to the foregoing features. The device’s recorded data may be simply transmitted to a PC using an infrared transmitter.
8 Phosphor E-INK
This watch’s digital display is the innovative E Ink electronic paper display, which has a paper-like, high contrast screen. A conventional numeric digital display and a graphic hour clock display are also available. This digital watch is distinguished by its ability to transition between a white-on-black and a black-on-white time display. The case’s width is 38mm, while the edge thickness is only 8mm. This clock uses Micro-Magnetic Mechanical Digital Technology and features a screen with a 180° viewing cone and a broad viewing angle.
7 I’m Watch
It has a 1.54-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 240240 pixels and a 220 pixels per inch pixel density. This device is Android-based and can connect through Bluetooth with Blackberry 10+ and iOS 4+ devices. This smart-watch has 64 MB RAM and 4 GB ROM to store data, according to its specifications. It is powered by a non-removable 600mAh battery that provides 2 hours of stand-by time and 48 hours of stand-by time, respectively. It may show information from the linked smartphone, such as missed calls, messages, and social updates.
6 Sony LiveView
It has a 1.3-inch OLED touchscreen display with 128 128 pixels and only connects to Android 2.0+ devices, which is upsetting for iOS users. It even has a music player and Android app compatibility. It’s also splash-proof, thanks to IP54 certification. This smartwatch may be used as a viewfinder for taking images with the smartphone that is connected to it. Around 400 SmartWatch-compatible apps have been created by the company’s software developers for this device. This watch has a varied look thanks to the detachable wristband.
5 Tread 1
DEVON is the only American watch business that uses its own patented movement, and it is based in California. The Interwoven Time belts are powered by small microstep motors that give accuracy as well. The watch is powered by a lithium polymer battery that, according to the developer, lasts a couple of weeks on a single charge. Through superior computer numerical control machining, the five-piece case design is manufactured from 316L surgical-grade stainless steel, the world’s hardest and most durable steel.
4 Samsung Galaxy Gear
On the wrist-strap is a 1.6-inch Super AMOLED 320 x 320 pixel touchscreen and a 1.9MP primary camera. The Galaxy Gear connects to other Samsung devices through NFC and Bluetooth, and turns on automatically when the arm is raised. With this masterpiece, the integration of third-party apps is really useful. Voice memos and the ability to recognise voice commands for adding meeting dates to the calendar are also included. The gear can send email notifications, display Facebook and Twitter updates, Google Hangout communications, and Messenger pings thanks to cutting-edge technology.
3 HM4 Thunderbolt
The sleek, faster-than-sound HM4 ‘Thunderbolt’ pushes the boundaries of horological art. The case, which was inspired by aviation, and the engine inside have been described as unconventional, even anarchistic! The HM4 engine is the result of three years of intense research and development. Every line and curve is a poetic symphony, despite the fact that it is composed of Grade 5 Titanium with a sapphire body. MB&F created the three-dimensional Horological Engine that is employed in this piece of art. It has a manual winding mechanism, two mainspring barrels in tandem, and a 72-hour power reserve. This watch’s balancing frequency is 21,600bph/3Hz.
2 Seiko Astron
Stainless steel is used to make this solar-powered watch. Underneath its elegant exterior is some cutting-edge technology. This 7X52 Caliber watch is the first GPS Solar Watch in the world. The Astron has a perpetual calendar, GPS-controlled time zone adjustment, and world time functionalities that recognise 39 time zones via satellite. One of the best characteristics of this device, which has an ultra-low power GPS receiver, is automatic atomic time synchronisation from GPS satellites. When not automatically synchronising with the satellites, this watch is accurate to 15 seconds every month.
1 HD3 Slyde
Jorg Hysek Jr, the son of renowned French watchmaker Jorg Hysek Sr, invented this technological marvel. It has a sapphire crystal to hide the wrist curves and a 232240 pixel, 28 x 29mm active zone LED screen. The watch does not have any physical buttons, but it does have three battery indicator LEDs on the side and a light sensor that adjusts the brightness of the touchscreen dial automatically. The mechanism is totally dependent on CLT electronic movement and is built of black PVD steel and rose gold. This wristwatch is powered by a 250 mAh 3.8V lithium polymer battery.