Fashion brand Emporio Armani has launched a refreshed model of its original Connected Wear OS smartwatch with a touchscreen and puts an emphasis on style. The Emporio Armani Connected 2018 model comes with notable upgrades over its predecessor and features heart rate sensor, GPS, and NFC.
The Emporio Armani Connected 2018 model sports 1.19-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 390 x 390 pixels and has a pixel density of 328ppi. The smartwatch is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 2100 chipset and it runs on Wear OS operating system by Google, earlier it was known as Android Wear. The smartwatch will use the Tic Health app and Mobvoi’s app store in China, although it’s made by Fossil Group.
The smartwatch comes with “Swimproof Technology” that enable users to shower, dive, and swim with the smartwatch in up to 3 ATM. Additionally, the smartwatch comes with features like customizable watch faces (with new additions), smartphone alerts, music controls, Google Assistant, ambient sensor, heart rate sensor, GPS for tracking your location, and NFC that allows wrist-based payments using Google Pay or AliPay in China.
The smartwatch has a battery life of up to 2 days.
The Emporio Armani Connected 2018 is a fashion-focused smartwatch which means that it is available in several different body & strap combinations. The stainless steel casing comes in Silver, Black, and Rose Gold colour while the strap options include single link bracelets, as well as leather & mesh. Additionally, a Milanese band loop action is also available. The Emporio Armani Connected 2018 smartwatch pricing starts at US $295 and goes up to US $395. The US $345 model comes in a Blue or Black case with a matching silicone band, while the US $395 Black & Silver features a metal bracelet, and Rose Gold paired with a Milanese band.
The Emporio Armani Connected 2018 shares the same general design as it’s predecessor, the smartwatch has a sleek design, and the three buttons are cohesively mounted on the right side of the stainless steel case. The case is 43mm x 49mm watch made from stainless steel, while the lugs are 20mm thick. The smartwatch features a new futuristic digital dial with Emporio Armano logo placed on the center.
Emporio Armani Connected 2018 Smartwatch Technical Specifications
|Model Name||Connected 2018|
|Ideal For||Women, Men|
|Color||Silver, Black, Rose Gold|
|Mobile Compatibility||iPhone (iOS 9+), and Android (Android 4.3 or later), Windows Phone|
|Box Content||Emporio Armani Connected 2018 Smartwatch, Charging Cable, Warranty Card, User Manual|
|Screen Resolution||390 x 390 pixels|
|Operating System||Wear OS|
|Sensors||Heart Rate, Ambient|
|Battery Life||Up to 2 Days|
|Case Dimensions||43mm x 49mm|
|Strap Material||Single Link Bracelets, Silicone Band, Leather, Mesh, and Milanese band|
|Smartphone Companion App||Tic Health App|
|App Store||Mobvoi’s App Store|
|Water Resistance||Yes, up to 5ATM (up to 50 meters)|
|Female Health Tracking||No|
|Real Time Coaching||NA|