Casio outs first smartwatch powered by Android Wear
Casio America, Inc. has announced its first smartwatch with a rugged body and powered by Android Wear – the WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch.
The Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch is designed for outdoor activities such as trekking, cycling, and fishing. The body is water-resistant up to 50 meters and built to military standard specifications.
The watch face features a dual layer display with monochrome and color LCDs which shows information such as compass direction, air pressure and altitude, sunrise and sunset times, tide graphs, and activity graphs.
Running the software side is Android Wear which works in tandem with a number of smartphone apps like Casio Moment Setter+, ViewRanger GPS, Runkeeper, and MyRadar. It also supports Google apps and services including Gmail, Google voice search, Google Maps, Google Fit, and weather forecasts.
Casio WSD-F10 Outdoor Watch specs:
1.32-inch (320 x 300) dual layer display
Color TFT LCD and monochrome LCD
Multiple watch faces
Pressure (air pressure, altitude) sensor
Compass (magnetic) sensor
Bluetooth 4.1 LE
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Lithium-ion battery (more than 1 day battery life, 2 hours recharging time)
50 meters water resistance
MIL-STD-810 Environmental Durability standard
Android Wear OS
61.7 × 56.4 × 15.7mm
The Casio WSD-F10 Outdoor Watch will go on sale in the U.S. starting April for around $500.