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Sony SmartWatch 2

71
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
71

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

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Engadget Review

We really wanted Sony to lead the way with the SmartWatch 2, but some buggy software and poor app choices keep this from being the de facto option.

Pros
  • Well-built
  • Easy to use
  • Large number of apps
Cons
  • Some software issues
  • Average battery life
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Scores

Engadget

71
 

User Reviews

60
uzetaab
Ok, so as a connected device for a smartphone, it's pretty good. I am happy...read more
100
hn3000
I loved the old smartwatch, because it allowed me to read emails, answer calls...read more
80
bstern
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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Key Specs

Form factor
Other
Operating system
Android
Screen size
1.622
Maximum battery life
Up to 9620
Model

General

Type
PDA
Form factor
Other
Operating system
Android (Ice Cream Sandwich [4.0])

Other features

NFC
Yes
Screen size
1.6 inches
Screen resolution
220x176
Pixel density
177 PPI
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Power

Maximum battery life
Up to 96 hours

Connections

Bluetooth
3.0 + HS