Timex has stepped into the fitness segment with the launch of its new iConnect smartwatches. The range has two variants – iConnect and iConnect Fashion.
Timex iConnect smartwatches: specifications and features
The classic variant comes in a rectangle shaped case measuring 40mm, while the iConnect Fashion version sports a circular dial of 45mm. Both the variants come with an LCD colour touch-screen display panel. The models can make and receive calls while showing notifications for Facebook, WhatsApp and emails. Users can connect their iOS and Android smartphones via the iConnect app. The in-built speaker present inside helps in enhancing the audio experience, claims Timex.
Along with tracking steps, the smartwatches are also capable of tracking sleep, activity and heart rate. Users can customise the watch faces according to their likings. The wearable can be charged with a micro-USB cable and promises a battery life of up to three days. Users can also connect and share their activity and heart rate with family and friends via the iConnect app. They can customise their mobile playlists and control their phone camera using the Timex iConnect smartwatch as well. With an Anti-Lost feature, the iConnect smartwatch can help in finding a user’s phone.
Sharmila Sahai, Managing Director, Timex Group India Limited, said, “There has been a tremendous growth rate of smartwatches in the country attributed to fast internet connectivity and increase in the adoption of smartphones. People are now looking at wireless fitness and sports devices and are more drawn to adopting a healthier lifestyle. The new iConnect range is a one-stop answer to the multiple demands of an individual and its affordable pricing allows it to be consumed by different groups ranging from enthusiastic teenagers to diligent corporates.”
Timex iConnect smartwatches: price and availability
The Timex iConnect smartwatches have been launched in four shades – Black, Beige, Grey and White. The classic variant has been priced at Rs 7,995 while the iConnect Fashion variant sells for Rs 9,995 on Flipkart.