Timex Group has come up with yet another fitness product — the iConnect active premium watch. We say another because, last week, the famous wrist watchmaker announced a fashion-focused fitness band for Rs 4,495. This new smartwatch also falls under the same category but falls under the premium segment. There are two variants of the iConnect smartwatch — one with a silicone strap and other with a stainless steel band, prices differ accordingly.
Timex iConnect smartwatch — tech specs
The latest smartwatch from Timex features a familiar rectangular display. It is a touch screen display measuring around 1.4-inches and has a plastic case covering the top. Timex claims that this latest smartwatch is built ergonomically and yet featuring a lightweight design, on the whole. One of the highlights of the new iConnect smartwatch is it has an IP68 rating, which should tackle water and dust resistance for up to 1.5m.
The smartwatch arrives with all the essential features that a fitness-focused smartwatch has to offer. The list comprises activity tracking, heart rate monitoring, sleep rate tracking, and a sedentary reminder, which alerts if a user has been inactive for more extended periods. The iConnect additionally comes with music controls as well.
Like the traditional smartwatch, the iConnect also connects to a smartphone through Bluetooth. Users can install the Timex 2 app from their respective app stores, which opens up additional benefits on the smartwatch. These include the ability to get notified for texts, calls and also calendar events, for that matter. The battery capacity of the smartwatch is unspecified; however, it claims to deliver a five-day battery life on a single charge.
Timex iConnect smartwatch — pricing
The smartwatch features in two variants — the Silicon Strap variant pricing starts at Rs 6,995, and the more premium iConnect featuring Stainless Steel mesh band costs Rs 7,295. These are available for sale in India on the company’s website and other offline retailers as well.