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Payment device or fashion accessory? New smartwatches unveiled at IFA


Among the biggest highlights at the IFA was Sony's new FES Watch U. The e-paper design allows users to completely change the watch's look at any time using an app for Android and iOS. They can also use any of more than 100 pre-installed designs. — Photos: dpa

Among the biggest highlights at the IFA was Sony's new FES Watch U. The e-paper design allows users to completely change the watch's look at any time using an app for Android and iOS. They can also use any of more than 100 pre-installed designs. — Photos: dpa

Whether you're the sporty type, the fashionable type or the practical type, smartwatch manufacturers are finding more and more reasons for you to upgrade to a high-tech wristwatch. At the 2018 IFA technology fair in Berlin, new versions ranged from the stylish to the practical.

Among the biggest highlights at the IFA was Sony's new FES Watch U. Branded a fashion smartwatch, the dial and large parts of the bracelet are made from e-paper which has the advantage that it uses no power unless the content is changed.

   

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