The Much anticipated IFA Electronic Consumer show that is still going on in Berlin up to the 10th of September saw some tech giants unavail some of the best devices and electronic gadgets in the world,with the likes of Samsung and Asus finally launching the Samsung Gear S and Asus Zen Smart watches respectively.It clearly looks like the world of Smart watches will soon be inflated with different brands and developers stocking the market with varieties,as each company tries to battle out to its last breath for the Smart Phone/Smart watch niche market.This might be an advantage to tech lovers as competition results to newer better features,but the price issue on this gadgets is something the Tech giants are putting into consideration.Only a few of the many Smart watch Lovers actually own a Smart watch,due to inflated prices in most tech stuff stores.
The Top 5 Best Rated Smart watches to check out In Kenya
1.SAMSUNG GALAXY GEAR WATCH
Samsung is a favorite to many with the Company actually capturing all areas of consumer tech requirements,ranging from Tvs,Fridges,Washing Machines,Hard drives,and their major the Smartphone Platform.The Gear Watch has a spectacular design and look and definitely a must have.Its not all that big as it features a 1.6″,Super Amoled Screen 320*320 resolution Captive screen.The Camera is a 1.9 MP with BSI Sensor which is actually impressive than most Smart phone front camera.Bluetooth has been made possible with the latest 4.0 technology.The Gear watch makes it easy for the user to make calls ,receive texts,and enjoy S Voice personal Assistant on their wrists,now that’s really cool.
Samsung Galaxy Gear Watch Price in Kenya:K sh 25,000-30,000
Compatible with Galaxy Note 2/3,Galaxy S3/S4,galaxy Tablets.
2.SONY SMART WATCH 2
Sony yesterday unavailed the Z3 and Z3 Compact at the Ifa,turning down expectations of yet another Smart watch for Sony Lovers.However the Sony Smart watch 2 Proves to be a piece of hard steel as it goes head on with the gear watch from Samsung.What i love about this Smart watch is that its actually priced almost $100 less than the gear watch.It features a “1.6 “Transflective” LCD Display featuring the “omnibalance” design found in all X peria devices.A 200Mhz ARM Cortex Chip,powers and runs the devices and bluetooth 3.0 where Samsung takes the upper hand with its 4.0 Gear Watch.Take it or leave it ,i would prefer the Samsung Gear 2 in terms of connectivity and display
Sony Smart watch 2 Price In Kenya:Ksh 17,00-20,000
Compatible with all devices with Android 4.0 and above
3.Cookoo Smart Watch
This Brand actually is rare compared to the big names like Samsung and Sony.However the device having made it to the top 5 makes it a must have.Many of Kenyans might actually confuse the brand name to the famous Kenyan Artist Band Elani song “koo koo”personally i must admit the Brand name is quite funny and new to me.Despite it funny may be weird name the Cookoo has great features and available actually all versions including ios and Android.The Basic features of every Smart watch come with the Cookoo Smart watch as the user can make calls,receive texts,receive email notification,twitter mention notifications,one touch Music button ansd the find your phone feature.For low budget spenders this guy definitely is the one that should rule your wrist.Besides those small features the Cookoo watch is dust and water resistant.
Cookoo Smart watch Price In Kenya:Ksh 12,000-15,000
Compatible with ios and Android 4.3 Devices
4.PEBBLE STEEL SMART WATCH
Here is yet another new and maybe weird name for a tech gadget devices.The Pebble Steel smart watch gloats of exciting features of its Smart watch with reports actually indicating of quite impressive sales.Rather than the LCD Display used in most watches the Kick stater Pebble Steel uses e paper technology which significantly reduces power and battery consumption.The Pebbele Steel actually is smaller featuring a 1.26″ 144*168 epaper display hard coated scratch resistant Screen.It also features a 80Mhz Arm cortex Processor Pebble Os,which is actually disheartening compared to other Smart watches with better and faster Cpu.Similar to any other smart watch,a Bluetooth 4.0 is installed,Ambient Light sensors,Dust and Water Resistant, 3D Accelerometer and e compass capable of future software updates.
Pebble Steel price In Kenya: KSH 22,00-25,000
Compatible with all ios and Android devices
Check out various online stores and make your order;Jumla and BJ Stores In Kenya,Light in the Box Stores,and Amazon.