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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

any1 see the price on the im site? $329 for base model (64mb???), up to over $2,000 ($2299) in USD.... F that. And I though Apple was crazy.

It's $329 and $389 for 64MB and 128MB. It's talking about the memory, not storage.

It goes up from there because the materials change and jewels can be added. It's the same base model with bling. You can safely ignore all of the other prices.
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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

any1 see the price on the im site? $329 for base model (64mb???), up to over $2,000 ($2299) in USD.... F that. And I though Apple was crazy.

I was interested in this product until I saw your post.

64Mb.............? Really?

*reads article*
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THIS IS COOL! I actually had a Casio mp3 watch 13 years ago with a whooping 32mb of a memory biggrin.gif

450

ahhh memories.....and yes i was a geek as a child thumb.gif

EDIT: it was 32mb not 128mb doh.gif
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It's $329 and $389 for 64MB and 128MB. It's talking about the memory, not storage.
It goes up from there because the materials change and jewels can be added. It's the same base model with bling. You can safely ignore all of the other prices.


Its a fashion item what did you expect?
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It's $329 and $389 for 64MB and 128MB. It's talking about the memory, not storage.
It goes up from there because the materials change and jewels can be added. It's the same base model with bling. You can safely ignore all of the other prices.
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I was interested in this product until I saw your post.
64Mb.............? Really?
*reads article*

heh I know its memory, but still, thats low. I'd expect this thing, in this price range, to compete OS wise with other touch devices... I can just see a nano sized Android with custom watch strips being much, much cheaper, and still much nicer looking and more personalized. I guess I just don't understand irrational fashion logic.... This is form over function in the ugliest of ways.
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I love Italian shoes, bags and designer clothes — so why not Italian smart watches too? And this piece of wearable tech‘s a beauty: The i’m Watch is a smart device that jacks users into all the music they can handle via a slick interface to the Play.me application on i’Music. (Play.me is also available as an HTML4 web app for desktop and mobile devices, or via Samsung‘s native app on the brand’s phones and smart TVs.) This gives users over a million radio channels, access to DJ-compiled playlists, high-quality streaming and even offline playback support.

Shouldn't that be HTML5 lol?
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But does it tell time?
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Its a fashion item what did you expect?
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heh I know its memory, but still, thats low. I'd expect this thing, in this price range, to compete OS wise with other touch devices... I can just see a nano sized Android with custom watch strips being much, much cheaper, and still much nicer looking and more personalized. I guess I just don't understand irrational fashion logic.... This is form over function in the ugliest of ways.

I can see this being quite helpful for people who need to talk with present/future clients and colleagus while not doing desk jobs. This coupled with a bluetooth headset would be sweet for me.

Me and my boss and always on the phone to each other and clients, but we're electricians by trade.

It would be nice to be able to call or receive a call without having to stop work, go to my phone, stand there talking, replace the phone and go back to work.

Incoming call? Look at watch, see who's calling and decide if it's actually worth taking the call. Answer with tap on headset.

Need to make a call? Look at watch, find contact/dial number, talk via bluetooth headset while working.


Build quality and damage resistance is obviously going to be an issue though and for that price.......hmmmm.......it has a lot potential for me, to be much more than just a fashion accessory, but it's in too much of a "luxury item" position at the moment it seems.

If it was sub $100 it would probably have been an insta buy for me.
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...Do the icons strike anyone else as a very blatant rip-off?
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post #20 of 26
Wow......just wow.

I can see this if you're working out or something. But I cracked up when the guy lifted up his shirt sleeve under a suit to check his "smart watch". Looks absolutely terrible and out of place.

They need to market this thing to the workout crowd, not professionals.



IMO you'd look like an even bigger douche than the guy who walks around with his bluetooth piece in his ear all day.
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