IFA 2014 is just a couple of days away and as Sony is preparing to hold a special press event on September 3, we hear that the Japanese tech giant is planning to unveil two new wearables – SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk apart from the three Xperia devices.
Sony recently released a teaser video hinting at the release of three new devices with different sizes at the IFA 2014. Based on previous rumors, these devices will probably be the Xperia Z3, the Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. The teaser video is posted at the end of this article if you want to check it out.
Earlier, a picture of Sony’s new SmartWatch and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact had accidently leaked on its Facebook page along with its SmartBand promos. Now fuzzy renderings of it’s SmartWatch 3 and SmartBand Talk have appeared and according to sources, they are to be launched at the IFA in Berlin.
Sony SmartWatch 3
The SmartWatch 3 will sport a 1.68-inch screen with a resolution of 320 x 320 and will be powered by Android Wear. It will be IP58 certified for dust and water resistance meaning it will be able to withstand up to 5 ft of submersion in water for up to 30 minutes.
Sony SmartBand Talk
The SmartBand Talk is a successor to Sony’s fitness SmartBand SWR10 and will feature a curved e-link display and Bluetooth connectivity. No other details are available about the SmartBand but the word ‘Talk’ in its name suggests that it might have certain phone capabilities like call handling when paired with a smartphone.
Sony also posted another teaser on its UK Twitter account saying, “We’ll be getting deep at #IFA2014” and posting a picture suggesting its new devices unveiled at IFA will go even deeper than 2m.
— Sony UK (@SonyUK) August 31, 2014
The IFA 2014 week is sure to be exciting as most major companies will unveil their new products at the show. We’ll keep you updated about the events as they unfold. Stay tuned!