CES 2017: Intel and New Balance Introduce Their Fitness-Focused Smartwatch
If you're looking for a new wearable this might be up your running path.
Intel and New Balance have been working together on a smartwatch, and now at CES 2017 the companies are ready for its big reveal. The device is an Android Wear wearable that's meant to appeal to those interested in workin' on their fitness.
The watch is attractive, with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of built-in storage as well as a 1.39-inch AMOLED display, including a heart-rate monitor, accelerometer, gyroscope and GPS module all powered by Intle's Atom Z34XX processor. Perhaps most importantly, it has a battery that can potentially last up to 24 hours on a charge, or five if you're consistently utilizing the GPS and heart rate monitor.
The watch is meant to sync with Strava and you can utilize its onboard storage for the music you want to have with you on a run or during the exercise routine you've worked out.
Pre-orders for the watch began on January 5th and will be sold in New Balance stores and online beginning February 1st for $300.