Wrist action: phone firms bet on ‘year of smartwatch’


  • TECH
  • Friday, 13 Mar 2015

HIGH END OPTIONS: The "Huawei Watch" can receive text messages, email and call notifications as well monitoring your heart rate and calories burned.

BARCELONA: Defying scepticism and geek-stigma, mobile phone firms are determined this year to sell you a wristwatch wirelessly connected to your mobile phone. 

Numerous models have hit the market over the past year but 2015 will see an explosion, analysts say, with manufacturers making their watches and other wearable connected devices more elegant and useful. 

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