Bluboo release details of the Xwatch with GPS and Android Wear

Brace yourself for more wearable news with the announcement that Bluboo are launching a new smartwatch named the Bluboo Xwatch.

Bluboo device have all been named with an X this year. The X550 was their big battery device of the year with 5300mAh cell inside, then came the ultra affordable Xfire, followed closely by rumours of a flagship device named the Bluboo Xtouch.

The Xwatch name then suits the current Bluboo lineup and will be the companies first wearable, featuring built-in GPS, altimeter, and barometers making it the perfect match for sports applications, while the leather strap and metal body give the wearable an upmarket appearance.

From the press release that Bluboo released today we know that both black and silver bodied phones will launch with options for straps and either blue, red or silver bezels. The Xwatch has a round display and we can make out two physical buttons on the right side while an optical heart rate sensor and connections for the charger sit on the rear.

bluboo xwatch

At this point there are a few details we don’t know about the Bluboo Xtouch, such as the processor, memory, price and release date, but the details we were sent do mention Android Wear. Bluboo and a few other watch makers have made claims that they are working on Android Wear device, but so far there is no evidence that Google have made the wearable OS open source. However, if we are about to see the release of low-cost Android Wear device it could mean the turning point for Chinese wearable tech.

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