Smartwatch Class – Among great competitors in the area of Smartwatch, there comes a name Pebble. Pebble Smartwatch has been known as one of the most high-tech smartwatch with impressive design and features. Let’s take a look at the newest one, Pebble Time, on its specification, design, battery life, and apps on Smartwatch Class.
Pebble Time Review
Smartwatch Class is going to divide this review into some sub categories which guide you to recognize all things related to Pebble Time smartwatch. Let’s start it with the features, the goes to the design and also the apps.
Pebble Time Features
Based on GSMArena.com, it was said that Pebble Time is very good at its uniqueness and water-resistant.
Basically, this smartwatch is supported with 1.25″ display screen along with 64-color e-paper technology with LED backlight. The pixels are 168 x 144 and the density of it is not very high which is only 182 ppi. Having its glass hammered by sharp thing, you don’t need to worry because it is covered by Gorilla Glass 3.
The chipset of this unique smartwatch is the ARM Cortex-M4 CPU using only 256KB of RAM and only 16MB of storage. This is very awkward due to the fact that other smartwatches use even 4GB of storage and 512 of RAM.
The battery of Pebble Time is 150mAh battery which is made by Samsung. Because the chipset and the RAM space used on this smartwatch are not very high, the 150mAh battery works very well to help the smartwatch wakes up for a week. This is what, sometimes, make the smartwatch better than any others.
For the connectivity, Pebble Time only utilizes 4.0 Bluetooth and we cannot find any Wi-Fi features and also GSM/CDMA connection.
As we have mentioned before, Pebble Time is very good at water-resistant. It is able to be alive within 30m sea water which is very amazing for divers.
Pebble Time Design
The design of Pebble Time is basically so typical. Wearing this smartwatch won’t make you look classy (expect the Pebble Time Steel) but rather a little bit sporty with its standard band. The watch just make the person who wearing it looks so young just like teenagers.
Wareable.com said in its review about Pebble Time that the watch looked better in real life than from photos. So, you don’t have to be worried about purchasing through online.
What is amazing from Pebble Time is that it uses its own OS in which named as Pebble OS. The OS isn’t the best OS on the market now but i can compete with Android Wear and Apple Watch OS because all of them are still developing.
Looking closer to the design and display, it is looked better on the hand of teenagers. But that’s okay for you as adult if you want to be looked younger with this smartwatch.
Pebble Time Apps
Wareable.com summed up some top quality apps for Pebble Time which will help you pick the best app to use in wearing this smartwatch. Right now, the best apps used by many users are TripAdvisor, Uber, Evernote, Awear, Paypal, IFTTT Launcher, RunKeeper, Get Up, Stand Up, Battery+, Pixel Miner, Leaf, GoPro, Misfit, Cards for Pebble, Domino’s Pizza tracker, Twebble, Morpheuz, Music Boss, Pebble Locker, Huebble, and Movable. You could see the review of the apps directly at Wareable.com.
As you can see from it, we can say that Pebble OS has been developed good enough and is able to compete the opponent like android wear. Even though the display makes it looks older, the performance can satisfy us better.
Pebble Time Price
Pebble Time watch is still being sold with a price started from $199. For us, the price is quite good due to the fact that many features are available and the performance within deep water and the battery life works better than any other smartwatches. If you are those people who like younger-looked smartwatch, This smartwatch from Pebble is the best mate.