Category: Watches

Lunchbox hack: Bento Watch hides Japanese delicacy inside the dial

Bento Watch

A watch with mouth-watering food inside it and a set of chopsticks to enjoy the delicacy. You got to be kidding me dude. This is Bento Watch designed by Kyoto-based Takii Seeds who wanted to pitch their brand in a unique way. Not a watch brand, but an agriculture product brand marketed in a completely different way. So basically this is a publicity stunt and sadly you won’t get this watch on your wrist any time soon.
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Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento is the world’s first cement dial wristwatch

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So far you might have come across many watches made from conventional material that appeals to the eye. But have you ever seen a wristwatch made from concrete? Giuliano Mazzuoli Cemento is a timepiece unique in its domain, and the Italian designer has crafted it with perfection. Apparently this is the world’s first wristwatch with a cement casing which is 45mm in diameter and 13.5mm thick. The horological timepiece has self-winding automatic movement with 28,800 beats per hour and a 40 hour power reserve.
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MWC 2016: Haier Watch is stylish and well within budget smartwatch

Haier Watch smartwatch

Haier has launched their Android 6.0 Marshmallow powered smartwatch at Mobile World Congress 2016 and it does look good. The Haier Watch gives the impression on the outside to be inspired from Huawei Watch and the Moto 360 smartwatch. That said it is a pre-production concept for now and you could see more refined changes in the production version. The smartwatch is encapsulated inside a 42mm frame made from 316L stainless steel material and with a black leather strap or meshed metal.
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De Bethune Dream Watch 5 looks like nothing from this planet

De-Bethune Dream Machine 5 Meteorite Watch

When we talk of niche watches that are completely different form the league, the first name that comes to mind is MB&F. Closely competing with the Swiss giant is De Bethune, the maker of luxury watches. They have come up with a meteorite spaceship-themed timepiece based on the original Dream Watch 5 which is going to be a one-off tourbillon concept. De Bethune DW5 watch looks ultra-futuristic and makes you believe it is a real meteorite spaceship right on your wrist. Just one look at the design and you’ll want to have one on your wrist.
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Anicorn Series K452 watch replicates planetary moment to display time

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Hong Kong-based watch brand Anicorn takes inspiration from the astronomy for its timepieces and their latest iteration of a watch pays tribute to the Kepler-452b, an exoplanet discovered by NASA’s Kepler & K2 project. Anicorn Series K452 has hour, minute and second discs which overlap each other in a 3-layer surface to signify the orbital moment of planetary bodies. The watch has a very unique mechanism to check out current time, where the outside disc shows the hour and inner discs signify minutes and seconds. A reference point on top of the watch shows the time in a geeky way and does away with hour, second and minute hand.
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Eye-catchy Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch for women, engineered by HP

Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch

Engineering by HP has partnered with luxury brand Isaac Mizrahi to create a smartwatch for women that is going to be irresistible. Adorned with Swarovski crystal framed 42mm round watch face and interchangeable colored leather bands, the smartwatch has analog watch moment which is hard to deny for any buyer. It looks like any normal pretty women’s watch but its smartwatch functions give it that extra appeal. Isaac Mizrahi Smartwatch is going to appeal to high-end buyers who want to be very precise about what they choose. And the price is a killer at $249.99 with a few extra dollars for the 5 colored interchangeable leather bands and the custom fit clip on charger.
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Garmin Quatix 3 marine GPS smartwatch for fishers and sailors

Garmin Quatix 3 smartwatch_1

Garmin has announced a new smartwatch targeted towards people who stay a lot on waters. Garmin Quatix 3 marine GPS smartwatch is going to be the ideal gadget to have if you are into cruising, fishing or sailing. The wearable has a high-resolution color display and comes in a rugged form-factor ideal for harsh marine environment. Not only does the smartwatch serve you good in the waters, but it also assists you well on land. This apparently is the second edition after the Garmin Quatix marine GPS watch launched more than two years’ ago.
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Swiss watchmaker creates outrageously priced Apple Watch doppelganger

H.Moser & Cie Swiss Alp Watch

While all the action is at CES 2016, a Swiss watchmaker has time to mock Apple Watch with a real mechanical watch that looks exactly like it. Yes, this is not a smartwatch, but an analog timepiece which is heavily priced at $24,000. To rub salt into the wounds, H.Moser & Cie the maker has got an Apple-styled promotional video too that has its share of pun. They call it Swiss Alp Watch and it is going to be limited to only 50 units and it makes sense too considering the mind-numbing price tag.
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Razer Nabu tracks fitness while retaining sports watch aesthetics

Razer Nabu Watch_5

At the ongoing CES 2016 in Las Vegas Razer has revealed their line-up of gadgets & gizmos for the inner gamer in you. Most noticeable of them is a smartwatch or should I say it watch that is smart. Razer Nabu watch doesn’t relate to gaming in any way but nobody’s complaining and it is yet another option from the huge variety of smart watches on offer these days. Coming in a sports watch design this water-resistant chronograph (up to 5ATM) is fitness tracker, sleep analyzer, notification hub for calls/emails etc. and of course a rugged watch for outdoor activities.
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Samsung Gear S2 in two new colors announced at CES 2016

Samsung Gear S2 in Rose Gold and Platinum colors

Continuing on the success of Gear S2 smartwatch, Samsung has announced two new variants of the wearable at CES 2016. They have revealed two variants of the Gear S2 classic, one in 18K Rose Gold and the other in Platinum finish. These two new color variants aim to give the smartwatch a very classy look and enhance its roundish design. The new Gear S2 will have NFC technology to work with Samsung Pay and users can try it out early this year in U.S.
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