Pebble today announced pre-orders for a new product “Pebble Time Round”, many of you may remember Pebble’s two extremely successful KickStarter projects, bringing the original Pebble and Pebble Steel to life. While many readers will already have a Apple Watch the Pebble product has 2 distinct advantages over the Apple Watch, battery the Pebble Time Round expects 2 days battery life, and color e-paper display for exceptional direct sunlight use.
You can pre-order today from Pebble.com and expect deliver by end of November,
Here are the details from Pebble’s announcement:
Today, we are setting new standard for what smartwatches can be and who they can be for. Today, Pebble comes full circle.
Meet Pebble Time Round
It’s lighter and thinner than any other, but yes, this is a smartwatch.
Pebble Time Round is faithful to timeless watch design while being a true Pebble at heart. The beautiful, always-on, e-paper display discreetly camouflages the smarts within. Summon timeline to keep tabs on your day. Leave the phone in your bag and bring notifications, messages, incoming calls, and music controls to your wrist. Track steps and sleep, make it yours with , and do more at a glance. Pebble Time Round is the perfect companion for those who like their wearable tech a bit more incognito.
More to Love, Less to Wear
At 7.5mm thin and weighing just 28 grams, Pebble Time Round is the thinnest and lightest smartwatch in the world.
With a variety available band sizes, watch finishes, and band options, Pebble Time Round suits more people than ever. Start with a band size—20mm or 14mm—that fits you best. Pick a finish to match your style: Black, Silver, or a special-edition Rose Gold exclusively for the 14mm band size.
Polish off Pebble Time Round’s look with bespoke watchfaces in the Pebble appstore or with a selection of quick-change bands in genuine leather (metal band options come later this year).
Great watches are easy to wear, with little reason to take them off. Pebble Time Round features days-long battery life, minutes-quick charging (just 15 minutes to get a day’s worth of use), and splash resistance for rainy days. Your wrist will never feel naked for long.
Reserve Pebble Time Round Today, Shipping Starts in November
Pebble Time Round starts at $249 and can be reserved at Pebble.com (shipping worldwide), Best Buy, Target, and Amazon. Watches start shipping and will be available at US retailers in early November.
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