Sony. It’s a common household name for many Australians, and for a good reason.
No strangers to combining exceptional style and functionality, Sony is one of the leading technology brands in the world and could be a top contender in the search for a great smartwatch.
Whether you’re looking to quickly screen incoming calls, see your text messages, be alerted to emails and social media notifications or track your fitness, Sony’s Smartwatches could deliver the extra oomph you’ve always wanted for your smartphone in a most convenient way.
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Sony Smartwatch comparison
Sony has already released multiple models, proving three distinct wearables. To help get you started, here’s a quick comparison table of all current Sony Smartwatch models.
After all, a smartwatch should be saving you time, not wasting it.
Sony Smart Band Talk
Sony SmartWatch 2
Sony SmartWatch 3
|OS||Android Wear||Android Wear||Android Wear|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4+||Android 4.0+||Android 4.3+|
|Display resolution||296 x 128||220x176||320x320|
|Display colour||E-Ink Screen(Black & White)||Colour touchscreen||Colour touchscreen|
|Built in GPS||No||No||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor||No||No||Yes|
|Water resistant||IP68 certified(Less than 1m deep)||IP57 certified(Dust and water resistant)||IP68 certified(Less than 1m deep)|
|Battery||3 days||3-4 days||2 days|
|Colours available||Black, White||Black||Black|
|Price||$199 from Sony Australia||$299 from Sony Australia||$399 from Sony Australia|
Frequently asked questions
Can I use a Sony Smartwatch with any smartphone?
This will depend on the model you choose, but as a general rule you will be able to use your Sony Smartwatch by connecting it to an Android phone running Android 4.0 or higher.
Can I customise my Sony Smartwatch?
Of course! You can customise the look of your smartwatch with the many different unique straps available, so if you want the sporty look of a silicone band one day and a professional metal link the next, well, why not have both?
How can I personalise my Sony Smartwatch?
You can also personalise your Sony Smartwatch by downloading apps for activities you enjoy doing, such as running. By having your apps on your Sony Smartwatch, you’ll be able to continue using the great apps when you’re on the move, without the hassle of having to pull out your phone each and every time.
Where can I see a Sony Smartwatch in action?
You can check out all the specs on the Sony Australia website, or visit a Sony shop in person to try out the Sony Smartwatch. If you want to order online, finder.com.au can provide you with some great discount codes for stockists such as Kogan.com.au.
Why should I choose a Sony Smartwatch?
Sony’s Smartwatches are a perfect combination of quality, style and functionality, so it’s great for those looking for a classic smartwatch that will last longer than just a season. What’s more, by choosing a Sony Smartwatch, you won’t be locked to your current smartphone as you can connect to any smartphone running Android 4.0 or above.
Sound like a Sony Smartwatch is the one for you?
Check out these detailed reviews of Sony’s best smartwatches:
- Sony Smart Band Talk
- Sony SmartWatch 2
- Sony SmartWatch 3