Apple Watch has to deal with the experience of Pebble, the only family of smart watches to have never met a global success.
And if the battle of the ‘Smart watch”was played in advance?
While Samsung, LG, Sony or even Motorola has run to give birth to a decent Smart Watch, the small California-based structure called Pebble has to point the muzzle on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform for harvesting millions of $.
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Parachuted on the site Tuesday, February 24, 2015, the Time Pebble, the third smart watch in the company of Palo Alto, has shelled seven hours before reaching its minimum target of $500,000 collected from users online. See a type LED mirror watch online at http://www.centralledwatch.com/online/rubber-led-watch/.
18 days from the closing of the scheduled campaign Saturday, March 28, 2015, the virtual meter peaks at $17.033.928 collected from 67.064 potential customers.
May 19, 2012, the first operation of funding from the original Pebble was concluded triumphantly with $10.266.845 raised via 68.929 ‘backers. ”
The more picky feel that Pebble is struggling to expand the portfolio of buyers of the first hour, which are, however, willing to spend more to move up a gear.
Is doing very little for the million watches passed by the American company to the four corners of the world.
Meanwhile the reception given to the Apple Watch, the Pebble is the only “Smart watch” meet a success worthy of the name.
This one-time membership in a sector which is slow to take off is based on pillars of good sense.
The elegant design, the battery life of 5 to 7 days and the controlled Bill (€129 for the basic Pebble), the founder of Pebble, Eric Migicovsky and his team understood that nobody wants to wear on the wrist a gigantic piece of plastic as ugly and costly.
Expected in may 2015, the new Pebble Time adopts the recipe of his glorious elders, by injecting color on its dial.
Water resistant, the newcomer to connect to your iPhone or your smartphone to relay alerts, notifications, SMS… She also takes control of your phone, to initiate a call or change the song. She dutifully recorded your sports activity.
Thousands of free and paid apps expand the possibilities of the connected watch Pebble.