Sony has launched its second generation smart bracelet called SmartBand 2 with additional heart rate sensors and support for iOS apps.Basically, the Sony SmartBand 2 remains a simple like an ordinary bracelet, available in four different colors. The Sony Smart Band contains motion sensors, accelerometers, now adds the ability to measure heart rate. Its compiled with a Sony Lifelog application will help to bracelet automatically track daily activities such as walking, running, exercising, add the track to measure heart rate. A new Sony Life Band will support many of the statistics concerning your activities, thereby tracking the changes of information by day, week, month, motivation to strive for the future. In addition, SmartBand 2 also inherited the ability to detect sleep tracking, it has the ability to provide sleep insights with automatic sleep detection and the smart alarm clock function, which will gently vibrate to wake the user up.
The SmartBand 2 also bears IP68-certifications and water-resistant with depth up to a 3-meter. It supports Micro-USB port, Bluetooth 4.0 with a new metal clip and up to 5 days standby time on a single charge.
The Sony SmartBand 2 continue to features vibrating alarm, calls, messages and alerts set by users, as well as some extended features like touch to control music and camera. The wearable not has any display instead of LED lights which lit up when received any notifications and pulsing.
“We set out to create the most advanced wearable at this section of the market – SmartBand 2 has the capability to deliver, and make biometric data meaningful for users within Lifelog” said Kaz Tajima, Senior Vice President, Head of UX Creative Design and Planning at Sony Mobile Communications. “Not only does it represent a powerful vision of how consumers can learn more about themselves – it allows us to explore exciting new opportunities with development partners.”
The Sony SmartBand 2 price around EUR 119 – approximately $134 and will be distributed in up to 60 countries starting from 9 March.