While there are rumors that Apple, Samsung, Google, Microsoft and other companies keep their “smart” watches still in the air, the Chinese GEAK company already has a pretty compelling product that belongs to this segment of the market.
Simply called GEAK Watch, this device integrates a considerable number of components, and the most interesting is the integration of 802.11b/g/n WiFi module. The watch is based on Android 4.1 operating system, and allows direct applications download, creating a wireless ad hoc network to connect with other users in the vicinity, there is the possibility of voice input, and Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS, FM tuner, and if this is not enough, 3.5 mm headphone jack.
There are a lot of sensors to monitor heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, pedometer, and it’s all packed into the case that is thick 8mm. The heart of the system is the 1GHz Ingenic JZ4774 processor based on the MIPS architecture, and with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory.
The 1.55-inch multi-touch screen comes in a resolution of 240×240 pixels. The model is also IPX3 certified for water resistance.
For the price of about $330, this sounds too good to be true. The sale of the GEAK smart watch starts in China from 3 July so be ready to buy one.