Pebble’s New Smartwatches Get Serious About Your Fitness

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After releasing Pebble Round and Pebble Time, Pebble is back with Pebble 2 and the Pebble Time 2.

Today, it’s also launching Pebble Core, a new non-smartwatch product.

Because its Pebble, therefore, you know it’s launching on Kickstarter.

Know More About Pebble’s New Smartwatches

Pebble's New Smartwatches Get Serious About Your Fitness
Pebble’s New Smartwatches Get Serious About Your Fitness

Pebble 2 is focused on fitness and being touted as the company’s “most affordable” smartwatch.

The design is reminiscent of the original Pebble though the sides are a little more tapered.

It has an e-paper display and weeklong battery life.

It’s also waterproof and has a built-in microphone for voice replies and notes.

It’ll retail for $129 when it starts shipping this September, however Kickstarter backers can buy it for $99 only.

Also launching on Kickstarter today is Pebble Time 2, which is Pebble’s attempt to compete with Android Wear/Apple Watch.

It is about the same size as the Pebble Time, but its screen is 50% larger.

The resolution is also higher, with 80% more pixels.

It has a built-in heart rate monitor and microphone and the battery life is rated at 10 days.

It’s available in black, gold and stainless steel. It will retail for $199 when its shipping starts in November, however you can get it on Kickstarter for $169.

What about Pebble Core?

Core is a tiny, screenless, square-sized object that easily fits on a keychain.
Core is a tiny, screenless, square-sized object that easily fits on a keychain.

The idea behind Pebble Core is to separate the smartwatch from your phone.

Core is a tiny, screenless, square-sized object that easily fits on a keychain. It can decouple some of your phone needs from your watch.

The device can stream Spotify and store playlists for offline playback and has a built in GPS.

It also has a built-in microphone. You can also send emergency text messages to your family or friends at the tab of a button.

It can also be programmed to work with Pebble apps with one tap.

It charges wirelessly using the Qi standard and has a battery life of 9 hours for playing back music and using GPS.

The Core has a headphone jack or syncs to your Bluetooth earbuds.

It is priced at $69 on Kickstarter and will sell for $99 when it starts shipping in early 2017.

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